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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2016 file photo, Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos speaks in Grand Rapids, Mich. DeVos, Trump’s choice for education secretary, has spent over two decades advocating for school choice programs, which give students and parents an alternative to traditional public school education. Her confirmation hearing was scheduled for Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)In the face of criticism from teachers unions, Betsy DeVos is strongly promoting alternatives to public schools.


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Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump. (Getty Images)Those ages 18 to 30 are more likely to expect they'll be worse off at the end of the 45th president's first term, a poll shows.


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People displaced by Islamist extremists fetch water at the Muna camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba/AP)A Nigerian air force jet mistakenly bombards a camp for those made homeless by Islamist jihadists.


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