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Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Sr., left, escorts former Congresswoman Corrine Brown to the Bryan Simpson Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla,., Wednesday, April 26, 2017, for opening arguments in her trial. Brown was indicted in July on 22 counts involving conspiracy, mail and wire fraud, filing false tax returns and hiding income. (Bruce Lipsky/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 4:38 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Testimony is to continue in the fraud trial of Corrine Brown after prosecutors told jurors the former congresswoman from Florida financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties on donations to a charity ostensibly set up to help poor kids with...
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April 26, 2017 - 3:22 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Senate has inserted an array of tax cuts into a proposal to fix South Carolina's crumbling roadways. An amendment approved late Tuesday would cut income taxes, give college students a tuition tax credit, cut businesses' property taxes, and allow South Carolinians to get a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland. Beyonce marked the one-year anniversary of her album "Lemonade" on April 25, 2017, by announcing scholarships for black women to attended selected colleges. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 25, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album "Lemonade" by announcing scholarships for women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars Award will go to one female student at each of four schools. The schools are Boston's Berklee College of Music, New York's...
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April 24, 2017 - 3:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys general from 20 states and the District of Columbia are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers. In a letter sent Monday, Democratic attorneys general Maura Healey of Massachusetts and...
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April 21, 2017 - 5:52 am
JAMESTOWN, N.C. (AP) — Guilford Technical Community College will take part in a federal pilot program to help college students manage their student loans. The News & Record reports ( http://bit.ly/2oQtowk ) that college officials announced Thursday that the school is the only North Carolina...
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Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks with Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe owner Mary Nishimuta on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Frankfort, Ky. Sanders is in a tour of Republican states in an attempt to energize Democratic voters. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
April 18, 2017 - 4:27 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Tanya Torp had enough of the Kentucky Democratic Party when she saw one of the state's politicians, Alison Lundergan Grimes, holding a gun. Grimes, the Democratic secretary of state, was challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2014 when she released a TV ad showing...
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In this photo taken Jan. 26, 2016, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week hearing Supreme Court arguments features a case that's giving school choice advocates hope for an easier use of public money for private, religious schools in dozens of states. The long-delayed argument Wednesday, April 19, 2017, deals with whether Missouri should pay for a soft surface at the church playground. (Annaliese Nurnberg/Missourian via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 3:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state that has its roots on a Midwestern church playground. The outcome could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in...
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In this photo taken Jan. 26, 2016, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week hearing Supreme Court arguments features a case that's giving school choice advocates hope for an easier use of public money for private, religious schools in dozens of states. The long-delayed argument Wednesday, April 19, 2017, deals with whether Missouri should pay for a soft surface at the church playground. (Annaliese Nurnberg/Missourian via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 3:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An important case about the separation of church and state comes up in Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench. The outcome could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in many states. The justices on Wednesday will hear a...
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April 17, 2017 - 12:29 am
AP-AS-PENCE-KOREA-THE-LATEST The Latest: Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the North Korean regime to move toward...
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In this photo taken Jan. 26, 2016, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week hearing Supreme Court arguments features a case that's giving school choice advocates hope for an easier use of public money for private, religious schools in dozens of states. The long-delayed argument Wednesday, April 19, 2017, deals with whether Missouri should pay for a soft surface at the church playground. (Annaliese Nurnberg/Missourian via AP)
April 16, 2017 - 8:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state that has its roots on a Midwestern church playground. But the outcome could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in...
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