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The Latest: Official says ruling will not affect travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries (all times local):<p>3 a.m.<p>The …

How to Stop Snoring

Some 37 million Americans snore, making grunting, whistling, choking, snorting, and/or buzz-saw-like sounds on a regular basis, according to the …

Sleep

Trump picks Michigan school-choice advocate to be his Education secretary

Ben Carson said Wednesday that an announcement is imminent about his role in improving the nation’s inner cities – a broad hint that President-elect Donald Trump will name him secretary of Housing and Urban Development.<p>“After serious discussions with the Trump transition team, I feel that I can …

Political Road Map: This is why it takes so long to count votes in California

In an era when there's almost nothing that can't be found out quickly, the long wait for final results from an election in California feels interminable. And yet, there's a pretty simple reason why it takes so long to count all the votes.<p>California is not just home to more voters than any other …

Amazon Brings on Five New Solar Projects to Power Its Cloud

Amazon Web Services is bringing on five new solar farms to help power its massive cloud data centers. The new solar facilities, all in Virginia, will …

As Medicaid loses stigma, election may cloud its future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicaid, often stigmatized among government health care programs, is finally coming into its own.The federal-state program for …

Chefs give their 13 rules for making a great sandwich

We kicked off National Sandwich Month on August 1 by unveiling our ultimate list of Denver's 31 must-try sandwiches. And while we've been busy celebrating (aka stuffing our faces) ever since, in between bites, we caught up with local chefs to talk sandwiches. What makes a good one? Why is the bread …

Four-star Alabama signee Kendell Jones doesn’t make the grade, heads instead to a JUCO

Alabama lost a four-star 2015 signee earlier today to transfer. Now, the Tide lost a four-star player from this year’s class before he could even get …

College Football

At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to …

Putin says Panama Papers part of US plot to weaken Russia

ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied having any links to offshore accounts and described the Panama Papers …

California Strikes Deal to Hike Minimum Wage to $15

California lawmakers and union leaders have reportedly struck a deal to hike the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years, Gov. …

Economic Justice

On Dallas' ever-evolving dining scene, it's a season of spectacular change

It's Thursday evening in Dallas, and the city's food lovers are sipping aperitifs and nibbling appetizers. A sense of excitement, of sparkle, of …

Dallas

South Carolina GOP chafes under Graham

Party leaders don’t think their senator can win but don’t feel free to endorse someone else.<p>South Carolina’s Republican power brokers are facing a Lindsey Graham dilemma.<p>Wide-open nominating contests don’t happen every day, and the state’s high-stakes primary offers them a chance to hitch their …

Joe Maddon on Jonathan Herrera starting, David Ross working with Jake Arrieta

Cubs manager Joe Maddon on Jonathan Herrera starting and David Ross working with Jake Arrieta.<p>Cubs manager Joe Maddon on Jonathan Herrera starting and David Ross working with Jake Arrieta.

Joe Maddon

10 ways America can stop terrorizing its citizens (and the rest of the world)

<b>(CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>We refuse to think of ourselves as barbaric, and yet our War on Terror is exactly that. It’s time we put it to rest<p>Tom Engelhardt<p>March 3, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Dear American Patriot,<p>I wish I knew your name. I’ve been …

Political Science