Americas

Poor students still rare in elite US universities

NEW YORK — As the shaded quadrangles of the nation’s elite campuses stir to life for the start of the academic year, they remain bastions of privilege. Amid promises to admit...

US surveillance planes fly over Syria: Sources

US surveillance planes fly over Syria: Sources

KABUL (Afghanistan) — The United States has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, US officials said, a move that could pave the way for...

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