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Pilot program to provide federal student aid to prisoners

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

Some federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars.

 

GOP leaders plan Senate vote on Planned Parenthood aid

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

The Senate will vote before its August recess on a Republican effort to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, GOP leaders said Tuesday, as anti-abortion groups clamored for action by lawmakers.

 

Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.

 

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.

 

New video shows more of Bland's time in Texas jail

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

Texas authorities released additional footage from Sandra Bland's three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving.

 

 

End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement on Tuesday.

 

 

Report: Health care spending to accelerate

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down.

 

 

Iran nuclear deal turns up lobbying heat on Congress

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

The Iran nuclear deal has supercharged congressional lobbying, with President Barack Obama securing the support of a prominent Jewish Democrat and pro-Israel groups pressuring lawmakers in an all-out, big-money drive.

 

 

Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal

Posted 7/29/2015 in National

A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.

 

 

Judge: BP payouts to local entities to start soon for spill

Posted 7/28/2015 in National

A federal judge says BP will begin paying up to $1 billion in settlements to compensate local governments across the Gulf Coast for lost tax revenue and other economic damages they blame on the company's 2010 oil spill.

 

 

Experts: Report shows Bland may have used pot in jail

Posted 7/28/2015 in National

An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said.

 

 

Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

Posted 7/28/2015 in National

President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."

 

Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders

Posted 7/28/2015 in National

The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

 

2016 Republicans use Trump, TV to make debate cut

Posted 7/28/2015 in National

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV program popular with liberals. Lindsey Graham set his cellphone on fire.

 

 

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs

Posted 7/25/2015 in National

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan amid a report that one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

 

 

FBI arrests activists accused of releasing 5,740 mink

Posted 7/25/2015 in National

Two animal-rights activists have been charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released about 5,740 mink from farms, and vandalized the homes and businesses of industry members, the FBI said Friday.

 

Theater gunman built reputation as an angry provocateur

Posted 7/25/2015 in National

In 2014, facing eviction from his Alabama home, John Russell Houser set out to make sure no one else could ever live in that house.

Ga. debates Confederate carving set in stone and state law

Posted 7/25/2015 in National

Art, monument or embarrassment?

 

Texas jail death focuses new attention on suicides

Posted 7/25/2015 in National

When Sandra Bland died in a small Texas jail last week, she became just the latest name on a long list of inmates whose deaths were determined to be suicides.

 

 

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