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  • How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings

    President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from...
  • A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman Schock

    Five candidates — three Republicans and two Democrats — are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 5-11. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Yolanda 'Bobby' Hall, fought for equal health care access, dies

    Yolanda 'Bobby' Hall, fought for equal health care access, dies
    A keen sense of social justice drove Yolanda "Bobby" Hall to push for equal opportunities in employment, housing and especially health care. Mrs. Hall, trained in nutrition, was an assistant professor of preventive medicine at what is now Rush...
  • Lawmakers pass bills helping students with tuition costs

    Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday, despite criticism the programs could be too costly or unfairly favor some students over others....
  • Jim Webb announces presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and former Democratic U.S. senator from Virginia, said Thursday he is running for president, joining the ranks of long- shot challengers to front-runner Hillary Clinton. "After many months of thought,...
  • The push for unpaid, job-protected bereavement leave after losing a child

    The push for unpaid, job-protected bereavement leave after losing a child
    After his wife miscarried four months into her pregnancy and a second child was stillborn at 22 weeks — both in a span of only 18 months — Kelly Farley said he went into a "major depressive tailspin." He sought three months off from his...
  • Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and his drive to normalize relations with the U.S. neighbor and longtime Cold...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Saving Obamacare, Supreme Court upholds a key part of the landmark health care overhaul The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have...
  • Conservatives to the rescue: Obama's health care, trade wins

    Cracking the often-lamented partisanship of Washington, a Republican-led Congress and a conservative Supreme Court chief justice delivered back-to-back victories for President Barack Obama's ambitious trade and health care initiatives. The Supreme Court,...
  • The new law that would outlaw LGBT discrimination everywhere

    WASHINGTON For 20 years, LGBT advocates have tried, unsuccessfully, to block companies in the U.S. from firing workers for being gay. The federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, was introduced in 1994 by Massachusetts Democrats Ted Kennedy...