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The dark side of 'sharing-economy' jobs

The dark side of 'sharing-economy' jobs

America needs a more robust government safety net to help workers.

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Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Bill would be on ballot with legalization move.

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Jews targets again, leader warns on Auschwitz anniversary

Jews targets again, leader warns on Auschwitz anniversary

BRZEZINKA, Poland — A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe.

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On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

About 300 Holocaust survivors Tuesday attended the 70th anniversary of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp’s liberation by the Soviets in 1945, down from 1,500 who came 10 years ago.

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Immigrant accused of killing store clerk was out on bond

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities say an immigrant accused of killing a Phoenix-area convenience store clerk over a pack of cigarettes was out on bond and awaiting deportation hearings.

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Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

Obama watches Secretary of State John Kerry, right, greet the new Saudi Arabian king, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz while paying respects to the nation’s recently-deceased leader.

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Obama pays respects; defends ties with Saudi Arabia

Obama pays respects; defends ties with Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Obama defended the U.S. government’s willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he joined an array of current and former American statesmen Tuesday in paying respects following th…

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Parents find ‘just say no’ talk tougher as pot becomes more mainstream

CHICAGO — With medical marijuana now legal in 23 states and recreational use permissible in four, parents are finding it increasingly challenging to explain to teens why the drug is harmful.

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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

FILE - In this April 5, 2014 file photo, people walk past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, Mormon leaders made a national appeal for what they called a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom, promising to support some housi…

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$50,000 in grants to support African American education

Program's first grant round will award $50,000 toward African American education.

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GOP must choose course wisely in immigration minefield

GOP must choose course wisely in immigration minefield

A party that has lost the ambition to convince is a party in decline.

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back.

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy.

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House border bill yanked as GOP remains divided

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders Monday pulled a controversial border security bill from a pending vote, citing severe weather conditions in the Northeast and a short congressional workweek — but opponents said it was yanked because of sagging Republican support.

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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

US film director Steven Spielberg arrives for a meeting with Holocaust survivors in Krakow, Poland, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, a day before commemorations at Auschwitz that mark the 70th anniversary of the death camp's liberation.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Visitors walk between barbed wire fences at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers ar…

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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

A visitor walks by barbed wire fences at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are e…

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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Rose Schindler, 85, right, a survivor of Auschwitz, and her husband Max, 85, visit the former death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Schindler was among dozens of survivors to visit the site a day before major ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the camp’s liberatio…

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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Visitors pass by the detention building marked Block 6 at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary,…

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Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

Visitors and media stand by the entrance gate of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organize…

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