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- Bruce Alger, firebrand Republican congressman from Texas, dies at 96
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The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.
- Kazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to win
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Kazakhstan is voting in a presidential election expected to overwhelmingly reconfirm the long-standing incumbent, who has ruled the former Soviet republic for more than 25 years.
- Absent Clinton, South Carolina Democrats welcome liberals
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Call it the Clinton conundrum.
- FACT CHECK: Rubio rhetoric breaks with past, but ideas don't
WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio launched a Republican presidential campaign this week with a promise to reject "the leaders and ideas of the past."
- FACT CHECK: Estate tax hits fewer than 1 percent of estates
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay.
- FACT CHECK: Can Paul bring balance to the federal budget?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul is campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination as a man who wants to upend the ways of Washington. In one way, though, he's a creature of the nation's capital: He carries on a long tradition of promising the implausible, if not the impossible, on the budget.
- FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core
ATLANTA (AP) — In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact.