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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. The New York state Legislature approved a budget on April 9, 2017, that includes funding for Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to offer free tuition for middle class students at state universities. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
April 10, 2017 - 5:01 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is set to make tuition at public colleges and universities free for middle-class students. The tuition initiative is part of a new state budget approved Sunday by the state Senate, a day after the Assembly approved it. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) proposed...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. Most world stock indexes fell Friday, April 7, 2017, while oil prices rose after the U.S. fired missiles at Syria during President Donald Trump's first meeting with China's president, leaving investors on edge. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 07, 2017 - 12:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a shaky start, stocks are heading higher Friday afternoon as investors buy high-dividend stocks like real estate investment trusts and household goods makers. Stocks wavered earlier following a somewhat disappointing jobs report and U.S. missile strikes against Syria. Defense...
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Republican state Sen. Bob Worsley, standing, explains a deal he negotiated to cap overall growth in a proposal expanding Arizona's private school voucher program to all students Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 07, 2017 - 3:13 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a major school voucher expansion bill that will extend eligibility to all 1.1 million state schoolchildren despite vehement opposition from Democrats who believe it will undercut public education and cost taxpayers untold millions of...
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Republican state Sen. Bob Worsley, standing, explains a deal he negotiated to cap overall growth in a proposal expanding Arizona's private school voucher program to all students Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 07, 2017 - 1:59 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a major school voucher expansion bill that will extend eligibility to all 1.1 million state schoolchildren despite vehement opposition from Democrats who believe it will undercut public education and cost taxpayers untold millions of...
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Republican state Sen. Bob Worsley, standing, explains a deal he negotiated to cap overall growth in a proposal expanding Arizona's private school voucher program to all students Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 06, 2017 - 9:18 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona lawmakers on Thursday dramatically expanded a school voucher program by extending eligibility to all 1.1 million state schoolchildren despite vehement opposition from Democrats who believe it will undercut public education and cost taxpayers untold millions of...
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Republican state Sen. Bob Worsley, standing, explains a deal he negotiated to cap overall growth in a proposal expanding Arizona's private school voucher program to all students Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 06, 2017 - 7:30 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — State lawmakers were one step away Thursday from dramatically expanding a school voucher program to all 1.1 million Arizona schoolchildren despite vehement opposition from Democrats who believe it will undercut public education and cost taxpayers untold millions of dollars. The...
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April 06, 2017 - 12:15 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Aspasie Tanis lives hand-to-mouth on the edge of eviction in the best of times, scraping out a living selling packets of spaghetti and cookies outside her low-slung concrete shack in Haiti's capital. Now the death of her father by stroke threatens to send her into a...
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Federal agents are seen inside California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel, Calif., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Federal authorities on Wednesday raided the Los Angeles-area business they say cheated a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. (AP Photo/Rich Vogel
April 05, 2017 - 5:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday raided a Los Angeles-area business suspected of cheating a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. Investigators searched the office of the California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel as part of...
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Federal agents are seen inside California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel, Calif., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Federal authorities on Wednesday raided the Los Angeles-area business they say cheated a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. (AP Photo/Rich Vogel
April 05, 2017 - 2:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday raided a Los Angeles-area business suspected of cheating the U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. Investigators searched the office of the California Investment Immigration Fund in San Gabriel as part...
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In this combination photo, former Fox News contributor Wendy Walsh, left, appears at a news conference in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles on Monday, April 3, 2017, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. Walsh says she lost a segment on "The O'Reilly Factor" after she refused to go to O'Reilly's bedroom following a 2013 dinner in Los Angeles. She's seeking an investigation by New York City's Commission on Human Rights. (AP Photo/Anthony McCartney, left, and Richard Drew)
April 03, 2017 - 8:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on sexual-harassment allegations at Fox News (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Bill O'Reilly didn't discuss harassment allegations detailed against over the weekend in his first show back at work. The top-rated cable news host had segments on Democrats opposing Donald Trump...
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