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Republican state Sen. Bob Worsley, standing, explains a deal he negotiated to cap overall growth in a proposal expanding Arizona's private school voucher program to all students Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 06, 2017 - 10:18 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona lawmakers on Thursday dramatically expanded a school voucher program by extending eligibility to all 1.1 million state schoolchildren despite vehement opposition from Democrats who believe it will undercut public education and cost taxpayers untold millions of...
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Republican state Sen. Bob Worsley, standing, explains a deal he negotiated to cap overall growth in a proposal expanding Arizona's private school voucher program to all students Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 06, 2017 - 8:30 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — State lawmakers were one step away Thursday from dramatically expanding a school voucher program to all 1.1 million Arizona schoolchildren despite vehement opposition from Democrats who believe it will undercut public education and cost taxpayers untold millions of dollars. The...
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Federal agents are seen inside California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel, Calif., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Federal authorities on Wednesday raided the Los Angeles-area business they say cheated a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. (AP Photo/Rich Vogel
April 05, 2017 - 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday raided a Los Angeles-area business suspected of cheating a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. Investigators searched the office of the California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel as part of...
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Federal agents are seen inside California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel, Calif., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Federal authorities on Wednesday raided the Los Angeles-area business they say cheated a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. (AP Photo/Rich Vogel
April 05, 2017 - 3:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday raided a Los Angeles-area business suspected of cheating the U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. Investigators searched the office of the California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel as part...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina cut tax package considered by the state Senate (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A tax plan written by Senate Republicans to reduce North Carolina state taxes another $1 billion over the next two years is making its way through the chamber with...
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In this combination photo, former Fox News contributor Wendy Walsh, left, appears at a news conference in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles on Monday, April 3, 2017, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. Walsh says she lost a segment on "The O'Reilly Factor" after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom following a 2013 dinner in Los Angeles. She's seeking an investigation by New York City's Commission on Human Rights. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney, left, and Richard Drew)
April 03, 2017 - 9:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on sexual-harassment allegations at Fox News (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Bill O'Reilly didn't discuss harassment allegations detailed against over the weekend in his first show back at work. The top-rated cable news host had segments on Democrats opposing Donald Trump...
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In this combination photo, former Fox News contributor Wendy Walsh, left, appears at a news conference in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles on Monday, April 3, 2017, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. Walsh says she lost a segment on "The O'Reilly Factor" after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom following a 2013 dinner in Los Angeles. She's seeking an investigation by New York City's Commission on Human Rights. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney, left, and Richard Drew)
April 03, 2017 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on sexual-harassment allegations at Fox News (all times local): 6:45 p.m. New York City's Commission on Human Rights says it hasn't gotten a claim calling for an investigation into Fox News host Bill O'Reilly over sexual-harassment allegations from a former guest. Lisa...
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In this combination photo, former Fox News contributor Wendy Walsh, left, appears at a news conference in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles on Monday, April 3, 2017, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. Walsh says she lost a segment on "The O'Reilly Factor" after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom following a 2013 dinner in Los Angeles. She's seeking an investigation by New York City's Commission on Human Rights. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney, left, and Richard Drew)
April 03, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on sexual-harassment allegations at Fox News (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Car company Mercedes-Benz says it's pulling ads from Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" because of host Bill O'Reilly's sexual-harassment "controversy." The New York Times reported over the weekend Fox...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. From left are, TransCanada CEO Russell K. Girling, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Amid staff turmoil and shake-ups, travel bans blocked by federal courts and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, Trump is plucking away at another piece of his agenda: undoing Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 03, 2017 - 4:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid staff turmoil and shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is plucking away a major piece of his agenda: undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to personal finance, Trump is keeping his promise to overturn regulations and...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday , increased 5.7...
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