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Obama to pledge to cut emissions up to 28 percent as US contribution to global climate treaty
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans....

'Corinthian 100' go on student loan strike, say degrees are worthless
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume....

AP source: Justice Department moving toward charging eye doctor in Sen. Menendez investigation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship....

NEWS GUIDE: Where the Iran nuclear talks stand: the gaps as crunch time arrives
Centrifuges. Sanctions. Nuclear research. Sticking points remain on some of the most basic issues as negotiations between world powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program hit crunch time....

Iran nuclear talks near deadline; diplomats struggle with substantial differences
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement....

Seeking recruits for high-tech jobs, Pentagon chief considers easing standards for enlistment
ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards - particularly for high-tech or cybersecurity jobs....

Obama suggests politicians carry themselves more like Kennedy at dedication of institute
BOSTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an antidote to political cynicism as the man once was....

Eyeing presidential campaign, Rubio plans April 13 political event in Miami
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Closing in on an expected announcement that he will run for president, Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he is planning a political event in two weeks in Miami to announce his 2016 plans....

Why you should be careful when taking advice from your stockbroker
NEW YORK (AP) -- Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune....

Top Hillary Clinton advisers traveling to New Hampshire, Iowa this week
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign manager-in-waiting is traveling to the early voting states of New Hampshire and Iowa this week for meetings with Democratic activists as the former secretary of state prepares for a likely presidential campaign....

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