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Clinton, Trump locked in statistical tie in 5 swing states: polls

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump remain mired in a dead heat in five key battleground states, a group of polls released Sunday showed. Clinton is clinging to a one-percentage-point lead in both New Hampshire and Nevada, according to two WSJ/NBC News /Marist polls. In New Hampshire, Clinton is leading Trump 42%-41%, while in Nevada, she’s leading 45%-44%. Clinton, however, has ...

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Obama keeps his promise on gun laws, but now states must act

KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS President Obama promised action on gun violence, and has kept his word. In announcing executive action on guns this week, President Obama kept a promise. Last October, just hours after the deadly attack at a community college in Oregon, the President addressed a nation reeling from yet another mass shooting. The year had already been scarred by high-profile ...

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Obama to states: stop ‘obsessing’ over standardized tests

Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Barack Obama wants states to limit time spent in classrooms taking standardized tests: “We’re going to work with states, school districts, teachers, and parents to make sure that we’re not obsessing about testing.” WASHINGTON — Addressing one of education’s most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2% of classroom time ...

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States Probe Massive Data Breach at Health Insurer Anthem

Filed under: Identity Theft, Company News, Health Insurance, Ripoffs & Scams, Internet Fraud By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK — Several U.S. states are investigating a massive cyberattack on No. 2 U.S. health insurer Anthem (ANTM) that a person familiar with the matter said is being examined for possible ties to China. Anthem disclosed the attack late Wednesday, saying unknown hackers ...

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Two Percent Of United States Population Accounts Up To Sixty-Three Percent Of HIV/AIDS Cases

Ever since it became known in the 1980s, the human immunodeficiency virus – or what most of the country knows simply as HIV – has become one of the most feared diseases in the United States. The Inquisitr reported numerous times on the disease, in which some people diagnosed with it use it in anger by infecting as many others ...

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Conservative states balk at gay marriage action

Jana Hayes, left, and Angie Hayes embrace under an altar at the Citizens Service Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, after self-officiating their own marriage and becoming the first same-sex couple to legally wed in El Paso County. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers ordered clerks in all of the state’s 64 counties to issue marriage licenses to ...

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Photos: Same-Sex Marriages Made Law in 5 States

4 of 12 Tony Larsen, 65, pastor at Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church, left, and his partner Craig Matheus, 62, verify their vital information with Deputy Clerk Joanne Smith as they apply for a marriage license at the Racine County Courthouse in Racine, Wis., on Monday. U.S. News

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Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in 5 states

Gabrielle LevyWASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) — The Supreme Court Monday denied review of all seven petitions related to state bans on gay marriage, clearing the way for marriages to begin in five states. Top News – UPI.com

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THE DRONES ARE COMING: FAA selects 6 states to host drone test sites

faa.gov Six sites seen on the map above will be test sites for commercial use of unmanned drones. Amazon drones might not be so far off after all. The U.S. Government announced Monday that six states have been selected to host testing sites for drones, as the Federal Aviation Administration considers commercial use and regulation of the unmanned aircraft. RELATED: ...

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