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Feds to Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West

Feds to Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West

By Matthew Brown | Mar 16
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.

Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

By David Crary | Mar 16
Ethics experts say Americans these days are barraged with accounts of corruption, greed and amoral behavior to the point that many likely wonder, "Why should I play by the rules?"

EU Official Floats 2-Stage Delay to Brexit

EU Official Floats 2-Stage Delay to Brexit

Mar 16
A senior European Union official is floating the possibility of a two-step delay to Britain's departure from the bloc, currently scheduled for March 29.

Court Rules Gun Maker Can Be Sued Over Newtown Shooting

Court Rules Gun Maker Can Be Sued Over Newtown Shooting

By Dave Collins | Mar 14
Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

'Apprentice' Contestant's Trump Defamation Suit Can Proceed

'Apprentice' Contestant's Trump Defamation Suit Can Proceed

Mar 14
A New York appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping.

Entrance Exam Cheaters Exploited Rules for Disabled Students

Entrance Exam Cheaters Exploited Rules for Disabled Students

By Sally Ho | Mar 13
A college entrance exam policy aimed at helping students with disabilities was exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities.

New Mexico Mulls State-Run Pot Shops, Subsidized Medical Use

New Mexico Mulls State-Run Pot Shops, Subsidized Medical Use

By Morgan Lee | Mar 12
New Mexico would become the first U.S. state to set up its own government-operated marijuana stores and subsidize medical cannabis for the poor under a bill brokered between Republicans and Democrats.

UK Prime Minister Set to Put Her EU Divorce Deal to the Test

UK Prime Minister Set to Put Her EU Divorce Deal to the Test

Mar 12
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing continued opposition to her European Union divorce deal despite "legally binding" changes that she hopes will win parliamentary support for the agreement.

In Dems' 'Medicare for All' Battle Cry, GOP Sees '20 Weapon

In Dems' 'Medicare for All' Battle Cry, GOP Sees '20 Weapon

By Alan Fram | Mar 12
"Medicare for All" has become catnip for Democratic presidential candidates and many lawmakers, yet Republicans prepping for next year's congressional races are also flocking to it — for entirely different reasons.

Show Up Drunk: Indictments Spotlight Prison Rehab Scams

Show Up Drunk: Indictments Spotlight Prison Rehab Scams

By Dave Collins | Mar 11
It's a tip that has been passed onto convicts for years: On your way to federal prison, say you have a substance abuse problem, and you could qualify for a treatment program that knocks up to a year off your sentence.

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