High court ruling against Texas program could take down other college

High court ruling against Texas program could take down other college
WASHINGTON — The fate of the University of Texas' affirmative action program rests with the Supreme Court, where skeptical conservative justices indicated they are ready to impose new limits on the use of race in college admissions. Liberal justices …
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Foreclosure prevention program has helped woman keep her home
Overseen by the Illinois Housing Development Authority, the program provides up to $ 25,000 in financial help to get homeowners current with their mortgage and to make future mortgage payments. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, the authority will hold a …
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Roles of minorities in space shuttle program highlighted
Los Angeles — When the space shuttle Endeavour weaves through working-class communities on its way to its retirement home, Hildreth "Hal" Walker Jr. wants the children he tutors to remember a few names: Ronald McNair. Mae Jemison. Charles Bolden.
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