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Entrance fees rising in some national parks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Be prepared to pay a bit more if you’re headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer. The federal government is increasing the price of admission at some public lands and raising the fees charged … Continue reading

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Only openly gay player in men’s Division 1 college basketball responds to Indiana’s religious freedom law

“For him to go and try to fix it gives me a lot more hope as I head to Indiana, where I am heading this week. It will make me feel a lot more comfortable when I’m down there.” Derrick … Continue reading

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U.S. expects Congress to pass fast-track trade bill within next month

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The United States expects the trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation, which is seen as an important step to speed free trade deals, will be passed by the Congress over the next month, a U.S. official said on … Continue reading

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Arkansas governor rejects bill after pressure over gay discrimination

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday rejected a religion bill he had said he would sign into law, reversing course after a national firestorm of criticism assailing such legislation as discriminating … Continue reading

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Poll finds rising exile support for Obama’s Cuba policy

(Reuters) – A poll of Cuban-Americans shows support for the White House’s new Cuba policy has risen in the three months since it was announced, with 51 percent now in favor of closer engagement with Cuba, up from 44 percent … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Republican White House hopefuls attack Obamacare but take money

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott … Continue reading

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State Department found 4 emails about drones sent by Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either … Continue reading

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Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night. The … Continue reading

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Gov. Mike Pence pledges to ‘fix’ controversial law

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Gov. Mike Pence pledges to ‘fix’ controversial law

Now watching   Next video starts in : 7 Play Gov. Mike Pence pledges to “fix” controversial law Up next ‘Let us never fear to negotiate’ — Obama quoting Kennedy at Institute dedication    Article source: Article … Continue reading

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