4:15 PM May 14, 2015
11-year-old from Michigan was runner-up; wins $25,000 scholarship
12:58 PM May 11, 2015
Global levels of carbon dioxide, the most prevalent heat-trapping gas, have passed a daunting milestone, federal scientists say.
5:01 PM May 3, 2015
More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities.
4:00 PM Apr 30, 2015
Most Americans think the government should protect religious liberties over gay rights when the two come into conflict, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds, though fewer think most businesses should be allowed to turn away gay couples because of religious beliefs.
2:57 PM Apr 29, 2015
Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects.
3:50 PM Apr 27, 2015
The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services to help pay to enforce President Barack Obama's health law.
2:00 PM Apr 25, 2015
Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.
8:54 AM Apr 24, 2015
Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end.
5:59 PM Apr 3, 2015
Be prepared to pay a bit more if you're headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.
1:02 PM Apr 1, 2015
Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay back the money.

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