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  • BUSINESS - NATION / WORLD

    Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers

    From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine.

  • POLITICS

    Colorado school protests roil swing state politics

    The protests over a Colorado school district's proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state's marquee midterm election races, injecting a volatile issue two weeks before early voting ballots land in mailboxes across...

  • POLITICS

    Hillary Clinton to raise money for NH's Shaheen

    Hillary Clinton is expected to help raise campaign cash for Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire — an important place to maintain friends, should the former secretary of state choose to make a second bid for the White House.

  • POLITICS

    In Georgia, 2 parties battle over minority votes

    Behind a nondescript storefront just outside Atlanta, Delores Washington makes telephone call after call in this Democratic stronghold using a list of potential voters handed to her by a young party staffer.

  • POLITICS

    Jeb Bush talks education for Arkansas GOP hopeful

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised education proposals from gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas Tuesday despite differences between the Republicans on key school reforms, as the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate stepped up campaigning for Republicans in tight races ahead...

  • POLITICS

    Education Dept awards $75M in innovation grants

    The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.

  • POLITICS

    Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

    The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison for terrorism suspects...

  • POLITICS

    Secret Service head takes heat for WH breach

    Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in its mission of protecting the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    GOP faults Burke for playing Chris Brown song

    Republicans on Tuesday accused Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke of showing a "cavalier attitude" toward domestic violence in using a song by pop star Chris Brown before an appearance with first lady Michelle Obama. But Burke's campaign said the song was an unauthorized addition to its...

  • BUSINESS - NATION / WORLD

    Government: NFL TV 'blackout' rule unsportsmanlike

    For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market.

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