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Illinois Considers Legalizing Marijuana for A Fiscal Boost

Illinois Considers Legalizing Marijuana for A Fiscal Boost

By Kiannah Sepeda-Miller | Mar 29
Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state's notorious budget crisis.

Trumps Plot Big Hotel Expansion, but Political Problems Loom

Trumps Plot Big Hotel Expansion, but Political Problems Loom

By Bernard Condon and David Koenig | Mar 27
The Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is already too big and opaque for an enterprise whose owner sits in the Oval Office.

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

By Thomas Beaumont and Bill Barrow | Mar 27
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

Trump Plans Office to Bring Business Ideas to Government

Trump Plans Office to Bring Business Ideas to Government

By Catherine Lucey | Mar 27
President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

By John Lederman | Mar 26
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

By Larry Neumeister | Mar 25
For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks.

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

By Bill Barrow and Thomas Beaumont | Mar 25
Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker who once worked for Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Atlanta, embraces his role as the nation's first candidate to personify the Trump opposition movement.

You're Fired: H-1B Used to Jettison American Workers, Import Cheaper Labor?

You're Fired: H-1B Used to Jettison American Workers, Import Cheaper Labor?

Mar 22
60 Minutes investigates how some businesses have fired American workers and replaced them with cheaper labor: Temporary, foreign workers with H-1B visas.

No Opioids, Please: Clearing the Way to Refuse Prescriptions

No Opioids, Please: Clearing the Way to Refuse Prescriptions

By Susan Haigh | Mar 22
The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical professionals they do not want to be prescribed the powerful painkillers.

Critics Weigh in on Bill Seeking Genetic Information of Workers

Critics Weigh in on Bill Seeking Genetic Information of Workers

Mar 21
Concern is growing over a bill that would let companies request genetic testing and effectively charge employees more for health insurance if they refuse.

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