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New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions
Florida Republicans May Be Forced to Act on Voting Rights
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Florida Republicans May Be Forced to Act on Voting Rights

New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

By Gary Fineout |
Confronted with a federal judge's looming deadline, Florida Gov. Rick Scott called an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials Wednesday to decide what to do ab...

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EPA Chief Faces Capitol Hill Grilling Over Ethical Missteps

EPA Chief Faces Capitol Hill Grilling Over Ethical Missteps

By Michael Biesecker | Apr 26
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals.

Get Into My Car ... Amazon Begins Delivery to Vehicles

Get Into My Car ... Amazon Begins Delivery to Vehicles

By Mae Anderson | Apr 26
Amazon's latest perk ... free delivery to your car. The Seattle company on Tuesday began offering delivery in 37 cities to Amazon Prime members who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles.

Power-Sucking Bitcoin 'Mines' Spark Backlash

Power-Sucking Bitcoin 'Mines' Spark Backlash

By Michael Hill | Apr 26
Mining operations with stacks of servers suck up so much electricity that they are in some cases causing power rates to spike for ordinary customers.

 Scandal Plagued Wells Fargo Face Protesters

Scandal Plagued Wells Fargo Face Protesters

Apr 26
Wells Fargo executives and board members faced more than 100 protestors Tuesday at the company's annual meeting at the Marriott Hotel, in Des Moines, Iowa.

AP FACT CHECK: Romney Didn't Illegally Gather Voter Info

AP FACT CHECK: Romney Didn't Illegally Gather Voter Info

By Brady McCombs | Apr 26
The Democrat favored to win her party's nomination in the Utah Senate race accused Romney of cheating and manipulating the state nominating system. But Utah election officials say Romney didn't violate any state election rules.

The State That Wants to Spend More, Not Less, on Prison Food

The State That Wants to Spend More, Not Less, on Prison Food

By Susan Haigh | Apr 26
Extra fresh fruit and vegetables could soon be on the menu under a budget proposal from Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that bucks a national trend toward spending less, not more, on inmate nutrition.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran Cash Story Oft-Told, Still Bogus

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran Cash Story Oft-Told, Still Bogus

By Calvin Woodward | Apr 25
President Donald Trump likes to tell a story about the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program. What he doesn't say is that most of that money was Iran's to begin with.

Trump Travel Ban is Focus of Supreme Court's Last Arguments

Trump Travel Ban is Focus of Supreme Court's Last Arguments

By Mark Sherman | Apr 25
The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

Bid to Toughen Louisiana Anti-Bestiality Law Draws Pushback

Bid to Toughen Louisiana Anti-Bestiality Law Draws Pushback

By Anthony Izaguirre | Apr 25
In Louisiana, a proposal to strengthen the law against bestiality is facing unexpected opposition from conservative lawmakers who see it as an underhanded move to strike the state's unconstitutional ban on sodomy.

Why You Shouldn't Co-Sign Your Grandkid's Student Loan

Why You Shouldn't Co-Sign Your Grandkid's Student Loan

By Liz Weston | Apr 25
Federal student loans don't require co-signers, but private student loans typically do. If the student's parents don't have good credit scores or aren't willing to co-sign, a loving grandparent may be asked to step in. They should say no.

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