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The president is finding it tough to get Democrats on board with a Pacific trade deal. He's meeting with some who might be open to it and even going to Nike headquarters next week for an event.
April 30, 2015
The USA Freedom Act would also make significant opinions from a secret court public and would allow challenges to challenges to National Security Letters.
April 30, 2015
The city has seen some positive changes in recent years, including a reconnection with the city's rural past. The pastime has given youth an outlet in a region that's at the center of gang violence.
April 30, 2015
The epicenter of the quake that struck Nepal was in the district of Gorkha, a few hours drive from the capital of Kathmandu. We're just beginning to see the extent of the damage in villages there.
April 30, 2015
A story on mammogram recommendations quotes only the opposing views in Congress.
April 30, 2015
The men, resettled there after years in detention, say they aren't getting enough asisstance. Camped outside the U.S. Embassy, they are seeking housing and other help reintegrating into society.
April 30, 2015
Newly released documents show the FAA initially declined to give Andreas Lubitz a medical certificate for his U.S. pilot's license because of his history of depression.
April 30, 2015
Medical consultation via video is going mainstream. UnitedHealthcare says it will cover doctors' visits by live video on smartphones, tablets and computers. Will people overuse it and boost costs?
April 30, 2015
Today, President Obama announced a massive effort with major publishers to make thousands of e-book titles free for low-income kids.
April 30, 2015
West Baltimore protests spark debate over how media portrays conflict.
April 30, 2015
People convicted of minor crimes years ago are suing to overturn a Pennsylvania law that bars them from working full time in nursing homes, locking them out of a fast-growing sector in the economy.
April 30, 2015
Baptist Health System in San Antonio made money doing what used to be industry heresy: reducing patients' use of medical care.
April 30, 2015
Chipotle says providing "food with integrity" means dropping genetically modified ingredients. But critics say the company's new policy is inconsistent and even dishonest.
April 30, 2015
One aim of Obamacare was to ease the financial strain on nonprofit hospitals that provide medical care to people who lack insurance and can't pay their bills. That plan is working, hospitals say.
April 30, 2015
Fresno native Mark Arax has written about the war over water in his state for decades. "It used to be the farmers against the delta smelt fish, and now it's the urbanite against the almond," he says.
April 30, 2015
A woman who caught pneumonic plague in Colorado last summer likely contracted it from her friend or his dog. Antibiotics limited the outbreak to four people and cured them.
April 30, 2015
In the U.K., rapeseed is getting a royal treatment. It's called cold-pressing, and it's a method of processing the oilseed to bring out the best of its mustardy flavor.
April 30, 2015
The 2008 presidential race was the first in the post-YouTube era. Candidates tried all kinds of things to break through, including former Sen. Mike Gravel simply throwing a rock in water.
April 30, 2015
A Baltimore Police Department task force found the van transporting Gray made one more stop than originally thought.
April 30, 2015
Messenger was launched from Earth back in 2004. After 4,104 orbits of Mercury and billions of miles of space travel, the orbiter will end its mission with a quiet bang Thursday.
April 30, 2015

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