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New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions
Florida Republicans May Be Forced to Act on Voting Rights
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Florida Republicans May Be Forced to Act on Voting Rights

New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

By Gary Fineout |
Confronted with a federal judge's looming deadline, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials Wednesday to decide what to do ab...

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran Cash Story Oft-Told, Still Bogus

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran Cash Story Oft-Told, Still Bogus

By Calvin Woodward | Apr 25
President Donald Trump likes to tell a story about the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program. What he doesn't say is that most of that money was Iran's to begin with.

Trump Travel Ban is Focus of Supreme Court's Last Arguments

Trump Travel Ban is Focus of Supreme Court's Last Arguments

By Mark Sherman | Apr 25
The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

Bid to Toughen Louisiana Anti-Bestiality Law Draws Pushback

Bid to Toughen Louisiana Anti-Bestiality Law Draws Pushback

By Anthony Izaguirre | Apr 25
In Louisiana, a proposal to strengthen the law against bestiality is facing unexpected opposition from conservative lawmakers who see it as an underhanded move to strike the state's unconstitutional ban on sodomy.

Why You Shouldn't Co-Sign Your Grandkid's Student Loan

Why You Shouldn't Co-Sign Your Grandkid's Student Loan

By Liz Weston | Apr 25
Federal student loans don't require co-signers, but private student loans typically do. If the student's parents don't have good credit scores or aren't willing to co-sign, a loving grandparent may be asked to step in. They should say no.

Survey: Economists' Outlook is Sunny but Not Due to Tax Cuts

Survey: Economists' Outlook is Sunny but Not Due to Tax Cuts

By Josh Boak | Apr 25
America's business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring and raising pay.

U.S. Pecan Growers Hope to Break Out of the Shell

U.S. Pecan Growers Hope to Break Out of the Shell

By Emily Schmall | Apr 25
The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie.

Times a Changin'? Why America is Ripe for Protest in 2018

Times a Changin'? Why America is Ripe for Protest in 2018

By Adam Geller | Apr 24
More than five decades after Americans poured into the streets to demand civil rights and the end to a deeply unpopular war, thousands are embracing a culture of resistance unlike anything since.

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 24
If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.

Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking Marijuana

Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking Marijuana

By Kevin Freking | Apr 23
The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.

Ask Brianna: How to Say No to Being A Bridesmaid

Ask Brianna: How to Say No to Being A Bridesmaid

By Brianna McGurran | Apr 23
A true friend will understand if your finances keep you from participating, and that declining her request isn't reflective of the friendship. Here's how to make sure nothing gets lost in translation.

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