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Politics May 07Sanders picks up 31 delegates in Washington state
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has cut into Hillary Clinton's delegate lead by 31, based on new data from Washington state.
Education May 025 things to know about a gap year, when students take time off
President Barack Obama's daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a "gap year."…
Politics Apr 25Delegate math: How Tuesday could close door on Sanders bid
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton can't win enough delegates on Tuesday to officially knock Bernie Sanders out of the presidential race, but she can erase any lingering honest doubts about whether she'll soon be the Democratic nominee.
Politics Apr 23How the delegate math may shake out after Tuesday’s vote
At stake Tuesday are 384 delegates in primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
Politics Mar 21Sanders wins Democrats Abroad global primary
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders scored a big win Monday in the Democrats Abroad global primary.
Politics Mar 16Sanders needs big-time wins, superdelegates to catch Clinton
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders needs some big-time support, fast.
Politics Sep 20GOP candidate Carson: Muslim shouldn’t be elected president
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says Islam is antithetical to the Constitution, and he doesn't believe that a Muslim should be elected president.
Politics Jun 13VA seeks new benefits for Air Force reservists exposed to Agent Orange
Reversing a long-held position, the Department of Veterans Affairs now says Air Force reservists who became ill after being exposed to Agent Orange residue while working on planes after the Vietnam War should be eligible for disability benefits.
Politics Apr 30House panel expands probe into how Veterans Affairs handled disability and pension claims
A House committee voted Thursday to issue a subpoena of the Department of Veterans Affairs for personnel and complaint files at its Philadelphia office, part of an expanding probe into mishandling of veterans' disability and pensions claims.
Nation Mar 22‘Wild West’ tax prep industry draws scrutiny of regulators
Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators about whether consumers are fully informed about the…