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White House May Close Loophole That Sends Billions To For-Profit Schools

It helps for-profit schools capture billions from the new GI bill — including the University of Phoenix, a school with no sports program that had bought naming rights to Sunday's Super Bowl stadium.
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Like Groundhog Day, There's A Routine To White House Budget Debut

What's the point of a White House budget besides using up a lot of paper and ink? So the administration can lay out its political priorities and draw contrasts with the Republicans.
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A Look At What's Inside Obama's Budget Proposal

President Obama's budget proposes more government spending and more taxes on the wealthy. How will Republicans respond?
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Low Draft Picks, No-Names Stand Out At Super Bowl

Many of the stand-out players in last night's Super Bowl were relative unknowns going in to the game. That's all changed now.
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Despite Political Resistance, Florida A Leader In ACA Sign-Ups

Florida's governor and its Republican-led legislature opposed the Affordable Care Act and have resisted calls to expand Medicaid. But aided by non-profit groups and strong interest among Hispanics, Florida is one of the leaders in signing residents up for Obamacare.
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Acupuncture May Help With Nasal Allergies, Doctors Say

Over-the-counter remedies can help a lot if your stuffy, drippy nose is caused by allergies, new guidelines say. Acupuncture might help, too, but there's no evidence that herbal remedies do a thing.
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Journalist Jorge Ramos Takes On Obama, Republicans

Often called the Walter Cronkite of Latino America, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos could play a big role in the 2016 presidential elections.
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Florida Leads Insurance Sign-Ups, Despite Political Opposition To Overhaul

With two weeks to go until the 2015 Obamacare enrollment deadline, Florida is ahead of even California, which has twice the population and embraced the Affordable Care Act from the start.
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Virtual Schools Bring Real Concerns About Quality

E-learning in K-12 is a growing trend, but many schools are underperformers. What's to be done?
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After The Game, Looking Back At 'The Worst Call In Super Bowl History'

Many are blaming the Seattle Seahawks' loss to the New England Patriots on the decision to pass the ball instead of handing it to Marshawn Lynch.

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