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INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — Students lining up at now-closed Corinthian Colleges are being told that if their credits are transferred to another school they won't qualify to have their loans discharged. That puts many in a difficult situation: If they find a college willing to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There was a new chef and new china on the menu for Tuesday's big White House dinner for Japan — and chopsticks at the ready for guests brave enough to go there. Guest chef Masaharu Morimoto, of TV's "Iron Chef" fame, worked with the White House culinary team to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's transit agency shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a driver fell asleep and crashed a commuter train into a platform and up an escalator at O'Hare airport, federal investigators concluded Tuesday. And they warned that, without changes...
Families who lost loved ones following interactions with police have often done some of their grieving in public and called for peaceful protests of law enforcement activity in black communities. Here's a closer look at how some relatives reacted in notable cases involving black...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As National Guard troops responded to rioting in Baltimore, President Barack Obama said Tuesday there have been too many troubling police interactions with black citizens across American in what he called "a slow-rolling crisis." But he said there was no excuse...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution immigrants make to the country. The former...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Six metropolitan areas, one rural region and one tribal community have been designated as Promise Zones under an Obama administration program that seeks to revitalize high-poverty communities. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced the...
Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug. Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health before serious conditions like...