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For Undocumented Youth, New Policy Carries Risks

The government began accepting applications Wednesday for "deferred action for childhood arrivals." The program allows qualified undocumented young people brought to the U.S. as children to study and work legally in the U.S. Many are applying, but the process is not without risk for some.

A Baseball School For Big League Dreamers

For more than a century, countless Americans have dreamed of playing Major League Baseball. Few ever make it, but there is a place in Bradenton, Fla., that nurtures those dreams. IMG Academies takes students as young as 11 and mixes intense baseball training with an academic education.

Could Ryan Lure Younger Voters To GOP?

At 42, Paul Ryan is the nation's first vice presidential candidate from Generation X. Some college-age Republicans are thrilled to have him on the ticket, but the GOP has a tough challenge ahead if it is to pick up much of the younger vote from President Obama.

Judge Refuses To Block Pa. Voter ID Law; Appeal Headed To State Supreme Court

While the state's highest court could make a ruling before Election Day, new voter ID laws also are in court or under Justice Department review in several other key states.

Giving Folks A Chance In Medford, Ore.

The Maslow Project teaches homeless children how to cope and become self-sufficient, using methods such as art therapy.

Tax Credit Scholarships Reignite Voucher Debate

Several states have embraced a new way to fund school choice: tax credits that pay for scholarships to private schools. The scholarships are popular with school choice advocates, but even some supporters say the program may be open to abuse.