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Obama administration to subsidize internet access for poor families

Obama administration to subsidize internet access for poor families

By Jae Wasson
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Technology | Low-income families who can’t afford internet access at home will get subsidized access from the government under a program President Barack Obama unveiled…

Steve Russell’s journey from Iraq to Congress

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The freshman congressman talks about capturing Saddam, supporting the troops, and keeping the faith on Capitol Hill

Midday Roundup: Former Auschwitz guard sentenced to prison

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Accessory to murder. A German court sentenced former SS sergeant Oskar Groening to four years in prison today for his role in the murders of 300,000 Jews…

Will Medicare end-of-life talks suffer from treatment bias?

Will Medicare end-of-life talks suffer from treatment bias?

By Jae Wasson
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Health | The last time the Obama administration proposed paying doctors to have end-of-life conversations with their patients, opposition focused on the possibility…

Obama administration abandons college rating system amid opposition

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | President Barack Obama’s promised college rating system is rapidly withering under sustained opposition from universities, consumers, and even lawmakers who…

License plate legal battle a mixed win for pro-life groups

By Sarah Padbury
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Courts | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court’s ruling that prevented pro-life license plate sales in North Carolina because the state didn’t…

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

By Jim Henry
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Religion | The New York Times ’ Mark Oppenheimer says it’s time for churches to pay their ‘fair’ share

Small business owners warn extending overtime pay will kill jobs

By Abby Reese
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Business | President Barack Obama has proposed an overhaul of the nation’s overtime pay rules that could require business owners to pay billions more for overtime.

Court shoots down Kansas’ latest answer to school-funding crisis

By Laura Edghill
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Education | A district court panel in Kansas ruled Friday that critical components of the state’s new block-grant school funding law violate the state’s constitution.

Investigators find proof IRS destroyed evidence in targeting scandal

By Abby Reese
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IRS Scandal | Two Treasury Department inspectors general revealed last week someone erased computer evidence during the investigation into the IRS targeting…

Help for veterans only other veterans can provide

By Jae Wasson
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Military | Robert Johnson joined the Marines to keep from being killed. He watched his best friend get shot to death in their Baton Rouge, La., neighborhood, and…

Rescue rebuke

By David Skeel
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Money | Court agrees the government went too far in its 2008 AIG bailout

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