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Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

By John Lederman | Mar 26
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

By Larry Neumeister | Mar 25
For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks.

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

By Bill Barrow and Thomas Beaumont | Mar 25
Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker who once worked for Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Atlanta, embraces his role as the nation's first candidate to personify the Trump opposition movement.

You're Fired: H-1B Used to Jettison American Workers, Import Cheaper Labor?

You're Fired: H-1B Used to Jettison American Workers, Import Cheaper Labor?

Mar 22
60 Minutes investigates how some businesses have fired American workers and replaced them with cheaper labor: Temporary, foreign workers with H-1B visas.

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

By Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day | Mar 22
Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics to benefit the Putin government.

No Opioids, Please: Clearing the Way to Refuse Prescriptions

No Opioids, Please: Clearing the Way to Refuse Prescriptions

By Susan Haigh | Mar 22
The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical professionals they do not want to be prescribed the powerful painkillers.

Critics Weigh in on Bill Seeking Genetic Information of Workers

Critics Weigh in on Bill Seeking Genetic Information of Workers

Mar 21
Concern is growing over a bill that would let companies request genetic testing and effectively charge employees more for health insurance if they refuse.

AP Explains: The Doctrine Sure to Emerge in Gorsuch Hearings

AP Explains: The Doctrine Sure to Emerge in Gorsuch Hearings

By Mark Sherman | Mar 20
When Democrats question Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at his Senate confirmation hearing, they'll probably ask a lot about something called "Chevron deference."

Republicans Join Democrats Against Trump's Great Lakes Cuts

Republicans Join Democrats Against Trump's Great Lakes Cuts

By John Flesher | Mar 19
It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican's heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that has lasted seven years and cost the federal government more than $2 billion, with no end in sight.

After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

After Anti-LGBT Legislation Enacted, SF Bans Travel to South Dakota

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 18
San Francisco this week banned its employees from using taxpayer money to travel to South Dakota now that lawmakers in the Mount Rushmore State have become the first to enact anti-LGBT legislation in 2017.

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