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2 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

NCAA discusses how to deal with academic fraud

The body that regulates athletics at the vast majority of U.S. colleges and universities is thinking about redefining academic fraud.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Ohio University

2 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta

War-years military suicide rate higher than believed

If there's a move in your future and you want to hire help with all or part of it, here are... Rates of suicide in the military were slightly worse during the war years than what the Pentagon previously reported, according to new calculations released by Defense Department officials Friday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Guard

6 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Keystone XL pipeline part of larger Senate fight

It's evidence that campaign wrangling over Keystone XL is about more than the project itself.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Harry Reid

7 hrs ago | Redford Observer

Colleges under fire for handling of sexual assault cases

Annie Clark and Andrea Pino were not satisfied with changing only how their school handled sexual assaults.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Missouri, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

8 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

Poll: Colorado U.S. Senate race between Gardner, Udall is a dead heat

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is about even with his Republican challenger, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, according to a poll released Thursday that confirms Colorado's Senate race is one of the nation's most competitive.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

12 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Chicago to name high school after President Obama

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced plans to build Barack Obama College Preparatory High School.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Rahm Emanuel

16 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Politicians denounce racher's racist remarks

Racist comments from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy -- who earlier this month appeared to win a highly publicized standoff against federal authorities over his two-decade long illegal grazing of cattle on public land -- are giving Democrats a new weapon to attack some top Republicans who earlier came to Bundy's defense.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Nevada

17 hrs ago |

150 Doctors Targeted for Tax Fraud in NH, Vt.

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has asked the Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service to investigate reports of tax fraud affecting more than 150 doctors and health care providers in the state and in Vermont.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, US News, Tax

21 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

Kerry To Give BC Commencement Speech

Boston College says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the keynote speech at the school's commencement exercises next month.


Related Topix: Boston College, US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate

Yesterday | Marshfield News-Herald

Self-funding campaigns can backfire on candidates

Millionaire U.S. Senate candidate Mark Jacobs has secured a state record: He has chipped in more of his own money to fuel his campaign than any other Iowan running for office in state history.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Airport security scrutinized after stowaway incident

The 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane flying from California to Hawaii is prompting an airport security review in San Jose and across the rest of the country.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives

ABC News

Conservative Group Drops Image of Obama From Ad

Parents whose children were killed in a Colorado theater shooting are demanding a conservative group stop running ads featuring an image of Sen. Mark Udall visiting a hospital where other victims were recovering.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Healthcare Law, Law, Aurora, CO

O-R Online

Ohio law criticized by high court

Justices expressed those concerns early and often Tuesday during arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that bars people from recklessly making false statements about candidates seeking elective office.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Ohio, Stephen Breyer

Greenwich Citizen

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Terrorism

Greenwich Citizen

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin

ABC News

NC House Speaker Tested in First Senate Debate

A rival to North Carolina's Republican Senate primary front runner is picking at Thom Tillis' legislative record in the primary's first head-to-head encounter on live TV.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Davidson College


Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed

Bellingham Herald

Udall ad attacks GOP's Gardner over abortion

The 30-second spot against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner confirms that Udall will revisit the Democratic playbook of attacking Republicans on women's rights that enabled Sen. Michael Bennet to fend off a strong GOP challenge in 2010 and has helped shift this swing state to Democratic control.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Senator Michael Bennet