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Politics Dec 18Trump aides push back on suggestions of Russian interference
The CIA says U.S. intelligence agencies agree that Moscow was behind the cyber break-in of the Democratic National Committee.
Nation Nov 27Trump aides say Cuban government will have to change
Reince Priebus, Trump's incoming chief of staff, said Trump would reverse Obama's opening to Cuba unless there is "some movement" from the Cuban government.
Politics Sep 12Where do the presidential candidates stand on child care and pay equity?
In much of the United States, families spend more on child care for two kids than on housing. And if you're a woman, it's likely you earn less than your male colleagues.
Politics Jul 24Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down at end of party’s convention
Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she is stepping down as Democratic Party chairwoman at the end of this week's convention.
Politics Jul 24Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention
Bitterness and frustration among the more progressive wing came after some 19,000 emails were published on the website Wikileaks that suggested the Democratic National Committee played favorites during the primary.
Politics Jul 03In a campaign year, public threats become political
If you want a straightforward answer on the terror threat Americans face this holiday weekend, don't ask a politician in a campaign year.
Education Sep 03Students ask Education Department to discharge college debt
WASHINGTON — Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed or lied to them about job prospects, according to government data released Thursday.
Nation Jul 24Could Facebook or Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?
WASHINGTON — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
Politics Jul 22Washington Post seeks help from UN in freeing reporter
The Washington Post has filed an urgent petition with the United Nations in the hopes that the institution will pressure Iran to release journalist Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's top editor and lawyers told U.S. reporters on Wednesday.
Education Jul 01Why the government let many trade schools become diploma mills
WASHINGTON — How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't…