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White House May Close Loophole That Sends Billions To For-Profit Schools

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

It helps for-profit schools capture billions from the new GI bill — including the University of Phoenix, a school with no sports program that had bought naming rights to Sunday's Super Bowl stadium.

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Like Groundhog Day, There's A Routine To White House Budget Debut

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

What's the point of a White House budget besides using up a lot of paper and ink? So the administration can lay out its political priorities and draw contrasts with the Republicans.

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Low Draft Picks, No-Names Stand Out At Super Bowl

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

Many of the stand-out players in last night's Super Bowl were relative unknowns going in to the game. That's all changed now.

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Despite Political Resistance, Florida A Leader In ACA Sign-Ups

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

Florida's governor and its Republican-led legislature opposed the Affordable Care Act and have resisted calls to expand Medicaid. But aided by non-profit groups and strong interest among Hispanics, Florida is one of the leaders in signing residents up for Obamacare.

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A Look At What's Inside Obama's Budget Proposal

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

President Obama's budget proposes more government spending and more taxes on the wealthy. How will Republicans respond?

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Cash Is Definitely Not King For Card-Carrying Swedes

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

In a world moving toward cashless economies, Sweden is leading the way. More than 95 percent of transactions are already digital; some churches now pass a card reader instead of a collection plate.

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Detained Reporter Becomes Unlikely Star Of Venezuela Tourism Ad

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

Miami Reporter Jim Wyss tells us why he was surprised to see a Venezuela tourism ad using a photo of himself looking happy. He was happy because at the time the picture was taken in Miami, he'd just been released from 48 hours in detention.

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Critics Say Abe's 'Interventionism' Made Japan A Target For ISIS

Mon, 2015-02-02 12:15

The beheading of two Japanese nationals by ISIS has created political problems for Japanese President Shinzo Abe back home, from those who blame his rollback of Japanese pacifist policies in place after World War II.

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Egyptian Court Condemns 183 To Death In Mass Trial

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:57

Those convicted were accused of attacking a police station, and killing and mutilating at least 11 security officers. But critics of the verdict say many of those arrested were not even at the scene.

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Acupuncture May Help With Nasal Allergies, Doctors Say

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:22

Over-the-counter remedies can help a lot if your stuffy, drippy nose is caused by allergies, new guidelines say. Acupuncture might help, too, but there's no evidence that herbal remedies do a thing.

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Less Than A Day Old, Bahrain News Channel Is Yanked Off The Air

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:12

The new Middle East broadcaster, Al-Arab, went on air Sunday. But it was shut down before dawn on Monday, apparently for airing an interview with an opponent of Bahrain's monarchy.

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The Super Bowl, Shark Attacks And Monday Morning Quarterbacks

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:07

Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson of Pop Culture Happy Hour sit down for a chat about the game, the halftime show and the adorable, adorable puppy.

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Journalist Jorge Ramos Takes On Obama, Republicans

Mon, 2015-02-02 11:03

Often called the Walter Cronkite of Latino America, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos could play a big role in the 2016 presidential elections.

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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Jumps Into Vaccine Debate

Mon, 2015-02-02 10:48

Amid a Measles outbreak, the Christie said parents need a "measure of choice" when it comes to some vaccines. His office quickly clarified that when it came to measles, "kids should be vaccinated."

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Florida Leads Insurance Sign-Ups, Despite Political Opposition To Overhaul

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:41

With two weeks to go until the 2015 Obamacare enrollment deadline, Florida is ahead of even California, which has twice the population and embraced the Affordable Care Act from the start.

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Why Cambodians Never Get 'Depressed'

Mon, 2015-02-02 09:05

In many parts of the world, there's no direct translation for terms like depression or anxiety. Cambodians, for example, say "the water in my heart has fallen." So how does a doctor refill a heart?

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Virtual Schools Bring Real Concerns About Quality

Mon, 2015-02-02 08:08

E-learning in K-12 is a growing trend, but many schools are underperformers. What's to be done?

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Freed Al-Jazeera Journalist Looks Forward To 'The Little Things'

Mon, 2015-02-02 07:35

Australian Peter Greste, who spent more than a year in an Egyptian prison, was freed on Sunday. He says he remains concerned about his still-jailed Al-Jazeera colleagues.

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After The Game, Looking Back At 'The Worst Call In Super Bowl History'

Mon, 2015-02-02 06:31

Many are blaming the Seattle Seahawks' loss to the New England Patriots on the decision to pass the ball instead of handing it to Marshawn Lynch.

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Ex-IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn's Prostitution Ring Trial Begins

Mon, 2015-02-02 05:34

The former IMF head, whose career unraveled amid allegations he raped a hotel maid in New York, went on trial in France in a new case. He is accused of procuring prostitutes for orgies at a hotel.

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