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Donald Trump Repeats Choice Language That Insulted Ted Cruz

The top two finishers in the Republican caucuses in Iowa — Ted Cruz and Donald Trump — made their closing pitches in New Hampshire, but to a very different electorate.
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N.H. Voters To Decide If Rubio Builds On Iowa Caucuses' Momentum

Sen. Marco Rubio made his closing argument to New Hampshire voters. Over the weekend, his campaign stumbled in the GOP presidential debate. Will his momentum continue or stall in the Granite State?
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Farm Contractors Balk At Affordable Care Requirements

Many in the agriculture industry in California are worried about an Obamacare requirement that employers offer workers health insurance in companies of 50 or more people.
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3 Tiny New Hampshire Towns Voted At Midnight. Do They Predict Anything?

The earliest polls in the New Hampshire primary opened in Dixville Notch, Millsfield and Hart's Location. Dixville Notch, won by John Kasich, boasts a streak of correctly predicting the GOP nominee.
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U.S. Charges Widow Of ISIS Leader In Death Of American Kayla Mueller

Mueller was an aid worker in Syria when she was taken hostage in 2013. Her death was confirmed in February 2015. The woman charged in Mueller's captivity is in Iraqi custody.
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Scientists Discover A Second Bacterium That Causes Lyme Disease

It's not the tick that causes Lyme disease, but the bacteria that live in its spit. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic have found a second bacterium capable of causing the disease in people.
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Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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When Every Drop Of Water Could Be Poison: A Flint Mother's Story

For Flint resident Jeneyah McDonald, using bottled water for everything has become an onerous but necessary routine. Still, she worries about the effects that toxic tap water will have on her sons.
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Chipotle Closes Restaurants To Hold Meetings On Food Safety

Chipotle held food safety meetings on Monday in all its restaurants. Stores won't be open for lunch but will be later in the afternoon. Managers will review new protocols designed to prevent the outbreak of food-borne illnesses. More than 500 people got sick last year after eating at a Chipotle.
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Department Of Education Creates Student Aid Enforcement Office

The Department of Education announced Monday it will create a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to crack down on higher education institutions that are taking advantage of vulnerable students.

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