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Betsy DeVos is the president-elect's candidate for Secretary of Education. The Michigan philanthropist favors a free-market competition and choice approach to school reform.
Dec. 7, 2016
Pruitt has made no secret of his disdain for the Environmental Protection Agency — his official biography calls him "a leading advocate against the EPA's activist agenda."
Dec. 7, 2016
With tantalizing twists like liqueur, coffee and spices, kids may turn up their little red noses at these decadent delights — but that just leaves more for you and your adult friends.
Dec. 7, 2016
Authorities say it's still too soon to tell what caused the fire, but that there is no evidence it was intentional.
Dec. 7, 2016
A Congressional hearing on the proposed $85.4 billion merger focused heavily on questions about the impact on consumer prices and or how the companies might use their competitive advantage.
Dec. 7, 2016
The Weather Channel published an article telling Breitbart.com, "The next time you write a climate change article and need fact checking help, please call."
Dec. 7, 2016
Pope Francis calls on the media to avoid disinformation and "the sickness of coprophilia," comparing a love of scandal to becoming sexually aroused by feces.
Dec. 7, 2016
Here are the accounts from several former employees and students about what happened behind closed doors at ITT Tech to lure students into expensive loans that rarely paid off.
Dec. 7, 2016
Ret. Gen. John Kelly, the former boss of the U.S. Southern Command, would be the third former general picked by President-elect Trump.
Dec. 7, 2016
At six weeks after conception, many women still don't know they are pregnant. Similar laws have been struck down in other states, but supporters hope for a different outcome in a Trump administration.
Dec. 7, 2016
Gov. Terry Branstad, a Trump backer and the nation's longest-serving governor, has extensive ties to China and a friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping that goes back decades.
Dec. 7, 2016
Those onboard included former pop singer Junaid Jamshed, according to local media. Pakistan's aviation agency says the crash seems to have been an accident, not the result of an attack.
Dec. 7, 2016
The Fox News host tells Fresh Air that she worries about Trump's "de-legitimization" of the media. "Too many millions of Americans aren't listening at all to what the press tells them," Kelly says.
Dec. 7, 2016
At this bustling Nebraska railroad hub, volunteers — mostly women — greeted and fed about 6 million soldiers. And the taste of those home front meals was a comfort to troops on the battlefield.
Dec. 7, 2016
The magazine continues a recent trend of naming the U.S. president-elect "Person of the Year" in election years; Barack Obama was given the title in 2012 and 2008, and George W. Bush in 2004 and 2000.
Dec. 7, 2016
As patients' share of medical bills has grown with the rise in deductibles, copays and coinsurance, providers have become laser focused on getting payments up front.
Dec. 7, 2016
A magnitude-6.5 quake off the coast of the Aceh province has destroyed hundreds of buildings. Authorities say there's no risk of tsunami, like the one in 2004 triggered by a quake in the same area.
Dec. 7, 2016
Following Donald Trump's victory, Democrats around the country have suddenly focused on Foster Campbell's campaign in an attempt to limit Republicans' incoming Senate majority to 51 seats.
Dec. 7, 2016
NPR's Asma Khalid's reflects on a year covering politics at a moment when being Muslim was seen as political problem for some.
Dec. 7, 2016
After more than five years of fighting, President Bashar Assad's military is making significant advances against rebels in Aleppo and is subduing the restive suburbs of Damascus.
Dec. 7, 2016

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