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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the Senate's most liberal lawmakers are assailing a $6.3 billion medical research bill as a gift to drug companies, even as Republican leaders prepare to try pushing the measure through the lame-duck Congress. "It's time for Congress to stand up to the...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Neil Young is calling on President Barack Obama "to step in and end" what he calls the "violence" against protesters demonstrating against an oil pipeline being built in North Dakota near an Indian reservation. In an open letter on Facebook posted Monday,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a globally competitive world, American students have strides to make when it comes to math and science, where they lag behind a solid block of East Asian countries as well as Russia and Kazakhstan. Eighth graders in the United States improved their scores in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a person familiar with the decision. If confirmed by the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lame-duck Congress is embarking on its final work session of 2016 as lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for spending legislation to keep the government running. Republican leaders want to pass a short-term spending bill to extend existing funding levels into...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living in the country illegally willingly came out of the shadows and identified themselves to the Obama administration on the promise that they'd be safe from deportation and allowed to work. Some may now regret that...
PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — The Cheat River flows pale green and slate gray, glistening in the sunshine as it gathers speed, turns to whitewater and drops between rocks on the way toward the Monongahela River. From there it makes its way to the Ohio River and the drinking water...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror by a Somali-born student who had once criticized the media for its portrayal of Muslims. The attacker, identified as Abdul...
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at an aquarium evacuated because of wildfires around Gatlinburg, Tennessee, are concerned about the thousands of animals housed there. Ryan DeSears, general manager of Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, tells WBIR-TV ( https://bitly.com/ ) that...