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  • Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children, audit says

    Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children, audit says
    Some foster children were placed in the care of relatives with a history of alleged abuse or neglect because Maryland's social services agency did not properly monitor local agencies, according to a new audit. State auditors found that 16 children,...
  • Little-known legal move may aid young refugees

    AUSTIN, Texas Maria Aracely says she was pushed out of her home by her mother as her small town in western Honduras deteriorated into a place where gang members killed with machetes and charged a tax to live. The 18-year-old fled with her infant daughter...
  • Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus

     Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus
    On the day a new partnership for its pharmacy school was announced, Roosevelt University also laid out a plan to eliminate virtually everything else at its Schaumburg campus. In a letter Monday, the university's president Chuck Middleton said...
  • Sullivan claims victory in Alaska's U.S. Republican Senate primary

    JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Mainstream Republican Dan Sullivan claimed victory early on Wednesday in Alaska's three-way primary race ahead of a November election seen as critical to the party's bid to regain control of the U.S. Senate. Unofficial results...
  • Osceola, Deseret draw plans for metropolis near OIA

    Osceola, Deseret draw plans for metropolis near OIA
    Osceola County and Central Florida's Deseret Ranches, one of the nation's biggest cattle operations, will lay formal groundwork as soon as this week for a metropolis of tomorrow so large it nearly defies imagination. Including large chunks of nature and...
  • Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change

    Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change
    Gov. Rick Scott spent the first part of August marketing himself as a champion of Florida's environment — and ran smack into the first wave of TV ads from a Super PAC labeling him an enemy of the environment. Not wanting to be seen on the wrong...
  • Rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff

    California over the last century has issued water rights that amount to roughly five times the state’s average annual runoff, according to new research that underscores a chronic imbalance between supply and demand. That there are more rights than...
  • Pittsburgh's work on foreign hackers may become model for nationwide effort

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is adding resources and agents in Pittsburgh to combat hackers after the Steel City's law enforcement agencies, universities and companies led the way on two landmark prosecutions. The two cases targeting...
  • On wings of endangered butterflies, critics attack Florida planned Walmart

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of...
  • Insight - Japan's polarising PM Abe learns the long game

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Shinzo Abe is one of Japan's most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics – a long-serving leader. Whether that proves to be the case depends on whether Abe,...
  • Scott briefly sits with climate scientists

    Scott briefly sits with climate scientists
    TALLAHASSEE -- After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming. Then he quickly left the office without...