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BOSTON (AP) — After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a rebound. As stock prices for some of the nation's largest college chains have surged, industry lobbyists say they have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wreaths have been hung, lights have been strung and a towering fir tree is in place in the White House Blue Room. Michelle Obama is unveiling the decorations Tuesday for military families. But the White House gave the news media an early look. This year's theme...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University complained on his Facebook account about U.S. interference in countries with Muslim communities, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Abdul Razak Ali...
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a woman jumped from an emergency exit door on a flight after it landed at a Houston airport and took off running toward the terminal before she was caught. Authorities say the woman was a passenger on a United Airlines flight from New Orleans that...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The size of a large caribou herd in Alaska's Arctic region has dropped by more 50 percent over the last three years, and researchers who have tentatively ruled out hunting and predation as significant factors for the decline are trying to determine why. The...
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...