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Former White House chief of staff Andrew Card to lead Franklin Pierce University

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:46am
Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has been named Franklin Pierce University's fifth president.
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Virginia woman admits $7.2 million child-credit tax scam

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:40am
Linda Avila admitted to obtaining more than $7.2 million in refunds by exploiting the federal government’s child tax credit program.
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Small dairy farmer battles Florida regulators over ‘misleading’ milk labels

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:31am
State regulators took on a third generation family-owned dairy farm in one of Florida’s smallest counties and gave it an offer the owners had to refuse: call a natural milk item imitation milk or inject it with additives.
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Amid hacking attack, State Department info-security still in shambles

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:30am
Weeks before the State Department’s Nov. 16 shutdown of its unclassified email system in the face of unprecedented hacking attacks, auditors took the department’s management to task for ignoring warnings about their lax security habits and chronic failure to enact protections against high-tech intruders.
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FDA introduces calorie counts on menus to fight obesity

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules on Tuesday, requiring chain restaurants and large vending machine operators to disclose calorie counts on menus to make people more aware of the risks of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods.
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Leak War: How the White House unloaded on Chuck Hagel while firing him

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am
From the moment word leaked that Chuck Hagel had been fired, the spinning began in earnest.
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Pelosi calls for end to rioting in Ferguson

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:18am
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called for an end to the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., that began after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the killing of a black teenager.
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Obama heads to Chicago to pitch executive actions on immigration

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:33am
President Obama will head to Chicago Tuesday to pitch his new executive actions on immigration to community leaders, while Congress is on Thanksgiving recess.
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Elizabeth Warren goes to Israel

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:28am
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is traveling to the Middle East countries, her first trip abroad as a senator.
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Labor union work by federal employees on ‘official time’ costs taxpayers millions

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:30am
Unionized federal employees spent 2.48 million hours working for their labor unions while getting paid by taxpayers during 2013, and more than 360 workers who are on the federal payroll spent 100 percent of their time working for their union.
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Boehner reappoints Gowdy as head of House Select Committee on Benghazi

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:54pm
Boehner said in a statement that there are still many unanswered questions about the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Libya. 
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Veterans Affairs Department fires Phoenix hospital director

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:26pm
The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays.
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