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Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Coverage for All' Plan

Agency Managing Vast U.S. Lands Experiences Year of Upheaval

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar |
A leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.

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Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 24
Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles.

AP-NORC Poll: People Feel Better About Economy, Not Country

AP-NORC Poll: People Feel Better About Economy, Not Country

By Laurie Kellman And Emily Swanson | Feb 24
Americans are more likely to see the national economy as having improved rather than worsened in the past 12 months, 39 percent to 24 percent, according to a survey released Friday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

NPR Adopts New Measures After Sex Harassment Investigation

NPR Adopts New Measures After Sex Harassment Investigation

Feb 23
National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.

AP FACT CHECK: Answers to Trump's Tweets on Russia Probe

AP FACT CHECK: Answers to Trump's Tweets on Russia Probe

By Calvin Woodward | Feb 23
By its nature, the special counsel investigation of Russian activities in the U.S. election is casting a wide net in its search for malfeasance. That hasn't stopped President Donald Trump from seeming to presume where it's going,

Perdue to Food Box Critics: Give the Idea A Chance

Perdue to Food Box Critics: Give the Idea A Chance

Feb 23
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.

Ask Brianna: Is 4-Year College Right for You?

Ask Brianna: Is 4-Year College Right for You?

By Brianna McGurran | Feb 23
If you're considering what to do after high school, or counseling someone who is, here's how to navigate the options for achieving your very own American dream.

Florida Students Not Backing Off Push for Gun Regulations

Florida Students Not Backing Off Push for Gun Regulations

By Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout, and Terry Spencer | Feb 22
The student-driven movement to rewrite gun laws showed no sign of waning a week after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida school, with politicians yielding to pressure to respond.

Another Former Employee Sues Google Over Issues of Diversity

Another Former Employee Sues Google Over Issues of Diversity

Feb 22
Another former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity.

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that Family's Profiting from Presidency

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that Family's Profiting from Presidency

By Muneeza Naqvi | Feb 22
Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote business ventures.

Can Brexit Be Stopped? Pro-EU Campaigns Try to Turn the Tide

Can Brexit Be Stopped? Pro-EU Campaigns Try to Turn the Tide

Feb 22
Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year, but with the U.K. government divided over the direction Brexit should take, pro-EU campaigners are trying to make the country change course.

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