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  • Changes mulled as synthetic drug sentences cause confusion

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The men who sold it called it Mr. Miyagi, a mind-altering chemical compound mixed ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • White House website is no longer available in Spanish

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, whose relationship with Latinos already is frosty, has taken down the Whi ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Trump names FCC chairman: Ajit Pai, a net neutrality foe

    WASHINGTON – President Trump on Monday designated Ajit Pai, a Republican member of the Federal Commu ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Trump reimposes ban on international aid to groups that discuss abortion

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump swung U.S. global policy on family planning sharply to the right ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • US sent $221 million to Palestinians in Obama's last hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican oppos ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Trump’s team suspends a mortgage insurance rate cut. Here’s what that means

    On Friday, the Trump administration suspended a pending rate cut to FHA mortgage insurance that the ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • What to do if you have a student loan serviced by Navient

    People who feel they have been wronged by student loan servicer Navient Corp. have a few options for what to do next, a student loan expert said.
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Russia moving closer to decriminalizing domestic violence

    MOSCOW (AP) — In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This w ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • Cabinet will have no Latinos for first time in nearly 3 decades

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump’s decision not to appoint any Latinos to his C ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

    WASHINGTON (AP) – In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 fede ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • Hip-hop didn't get a bad rap from Obama

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    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Earth had hottest year on record in 2016

    It’s official: 2016 was the hottest year on record since scientists began tracking Earth’s temperatu ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Nation’s largest student-loan servicer sued, accused it of cheating borrowers

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the nation’s largest servicer of student loans Wednesd ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:14 pm
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