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From digital textbooks and educational apps to classes on coding and high-tech learning devices, technology companies have set their sites on schools. While some see the devices as tools, others see tech literacy as a key to a good education - including the Los Angeles School District, which has embarked on a program to outfit every student with a tablet. We look at the advances and the criticisms.

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Kevin McCarthy withdraws candidacy for House speaker

In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn his candidacy for House Speaker. He had been heavily favored to win his GOP colleagues' endorsement.