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    NEW YORK (AP) — He slept next to his son’s ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump.

  • Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require able-bodied, childless adults applying for Medicaid health benefits to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model.

  • How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

    NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation’s food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.

  • Fighting back: Students, some schools take on sexual assault

    FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.