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19 AGs Sue DeVos for Delaying For-Profit College Rules

(AP) - Democratic attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia sued U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday over her decision to suspend rules that were meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges. The lawsuit,…

Wisconsin May Seek $341 Million From Feds

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin may request 10 times more than it traditionally gets in certain federal money for roads as part of Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to end a state budget impasse. Walker outlined a proposal to Republican leaders…

Head of US Ethics Office Announces Resignation

WASHINGTON (FOX NEWS) - The head of the United States Office of Government Ethics, who clashed with President Donald Trump and his administration, said on Thursday he would resign before his…

At Least 14 Reported Dead in Clash of Mexican Gangs

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A series of raging gunbattles between two drug gangs left at least 14 people dead Wednesday in the mountains of the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua. Authorities said the number of dead could rise. Initial reports…

Shooting at NYC Hospital, Gunman Reported Dead

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - A doctor who opened fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York Friday afternoon is dead, police said. The NYPD arrived at the scene soon after the 2:50 p.m. report with a massive response of…

Office Supplies Chain Staples Sold for $6.9 Billion

NEW YORK (AP) - Private equity firm Sycamore is buying office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion. The companies said Wednesday that shareholders of Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples will get $10.25 per share. Staples stock had closed Wednesday up 77 cents,…

Senate GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to…

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