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Facebook guru targets GOP on immigration reform

Facebook guru targets GOP on immigration reform

An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhauling the nation’s immigration…

Disney to Boy Scouts: No gay leaders, no money

Disney to Boy Scouts:  No gay leaders, no money

The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization. The Boy…

Does a higher IQ rule out being mentally disabled?

Does a higher IQ rule out being mentally disabled?

The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal from a Florida death row inmate who claims he is protected from execution because he is mentally disabled. The case being argued Monday…

Airline pilots shortage? Maybe, maybe not

Airline pilots shortage? Maybe, maybe not

Regional airlines report difficulty over the past year in finding enough pilots to hire, according to a government watchdog report obtained by The Associated Press, but it isn’t clear whether…

Help offered for state-run health care websites

Help offered for state-run health care websites

States that have experienced technical problems running their own health care enrollment websites are getting some help from the Obama administration. The administration quietly issued a health law fix Thursday…

Jan Brewer vetoes anti-gay bill in Arizona

Jan Brewer vetoes anti-gay bill in Arizona

Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations…

New food warnings on sugar and calories

New food warnings on sugar and calories

Those “Nutrition Facts” labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look. Calories would be in larger, bolder type, and consumers…

Obamacare sign-ups of 4 million still 3 million short

Obamacare sign-ups of 4 million still 3 million short

Pressing for a final rush of health care enrollees, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that about 4 million people have signed up for health insurance through federal or state marketplaces…

New rules to limit pushing unhealthy foods in shools

New rules to limit pushing unhealthy foods in shools

Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health. Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed Tuesday by the White House…

Governors not sold on legalizing pot

Governors not sold on legalizing pot

All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke. Nearly three months after Colorado began selling recreational marijuana, the nation’s governors are…