Published On: Jun 25 2013 03:15:37 PM CDTUpdated On: Jun 27 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT
Education is one of the specific measures the annual Kids Count report examines when determining children's well-being across the country. Take a look at the top states in the report's education rankings, which were based on children ages 3 and 4 not enrolled in preschool, fourth grade reading levels, eighth grade math levels and high school students not graduating on time.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third straight year Thursday night. Take a look at the winning words from this year's competition as well as the other winning words dating back to 2001.
Barack Obama made his 10th trip as U.S. president to Asia this week. He spent time in several cities in Vietnam and Japan. On Friday he Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.