Some California families do not have to imagine what the impact of sequestration might be. Subsidized early childhood education programs in California have already been cut by 40 percent over the past five years -- and Los Angeles has been hit he hardest.
The U.S. Census has decided to remove the word "Negro" from its forms, citing complaints from some respondents who found the word offensive. Linguist John McWhorter talks about the cultural history of the word.
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