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Obama finds bipartisan support for ‘big data’ privacy plan

The bill would protect data collected from students through educational apps.

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Boehner expects call for military authorization against ISIS soon

The U.S. is leading an international coalition against Islamic State, and has launched an air campaigns in Iraq and Syria.

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Pope Francis to speak to Congress, making history

He will address Congress on Sept. 24, marking the first time a pope has delivered such a speech.

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Obamacare demand ramping up

Consumers could have been enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act since Nov. 15.

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Top doc says medical marijuana can be helpful

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said preliminary data shows marijuana can be helpful in certain conditions.

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FCC reveals latest net neutrality proposal

The proposal would treat Internet service providers more like public utilities.

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane…

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Man’s marathon commute draws national attention

Thousands of strangers have donated money to a factory worker who walks more than 20 miles during his daily commute.

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Brian Williams apologizes for Iraq story after soldiers protest

Brian Williams apologized for "making a mistake" when he said he was on a helicopter forced down by rocket fire.

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Senate Republican offers compromise to let ‘Dreamers’ stay

The fight raging in Congress over immigration policy has delayed passage of a Department of Homeland Security funding bill.

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Dramatic video shows plane cartwheeling into river

WATCH: Miraculously, 15 people survived after the plane clipped an overpass and crashed upside down in shallow water.

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House votes to repeal Obamacare

Defying a White House veto threat, lawmakers voted to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

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Security showdown looms as Dems back Obama on immigration

Congress faces a Feb. 27 deadline to renew funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

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6 dead, dozen injured as NYC commuter train hits car

A crowded commuter train struck a car stalled on the tracks during rush hour, in what officials said was the railroad's deadliest accident.

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Leaders back inoculations as safety debate rages

A measles outbreak has rekindled discussion on the right of parents to forgo vaccines.

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Bill Killed to Allow Cities to Raise Funds With Sales Tax

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A bill that would have allowed cities in South Dakota to raise their sales tax for specific projects was in front of the House State Affairs committee today.

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Napa Junction Development Still Possible

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The Yankton County Commission heard this week that development prospects at Napa Junction are not dead.

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Pipeline Project Still Alive

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Despite the failure of Congress this week to override the President’s veto of the Keystone XL bill, the project is not dead.

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Daylight Saving Time Starts This Weekend

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You will need to set your clock forward an hour before heading to bed this Saturday night as we return to Daylight Saving Time.

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Restaurant Gains National Recognition

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A Le Mars Iowa steakhouse is being nationally recognized for its good food and longevity.