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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently proposed a budget that reduces oversight of for-profit colleges, hands control of the state’s managed care system to private insurance companies and raises stakes for public schools that lose students...
President Barack Obama may be able to ease the sanctions Iran faces regardless of whether or not Congress cooperates with him, the Associated Press reported. REUTERS/Mike Theiler WASHINGTON — Even if Congress rejects his final Iranian nuclear deal,...
A new law expected to be signed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback would prohibit welfare recipients from spending their benefits on items including tattoos and lingerie. Photo by Flickr user Michael Faccio TOPEKA, Kan. — A new Kansas law tells poor...
Washington, D.C. (April 16, 2015) – Emmy award-winning journalist Richard Coolidge, who most recently spent more than two decades at ABC News, will join the PBS NewsHour in the newly created position of Senior Content and Partnerships Producer...
A pair of federal judges expressed their skepticism over challenges to the Obama administration’s plan to reduce the effects of climate change by targeting pollution emitted from coal-fired power plants. Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images...
FShrimp sit on a scale in Buras, Louisiana May 16, 2010. The Agriculture Department says it will propose standards for farmed organic seafood this year. Photo by Hans Deryk/Reuters WASHINGTON — After more than a decade of delays, the...