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WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Near the end of the first half of Thursday's 25th Anniversary Rain Forest benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton.

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After appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) made headlines and spurred double-takes with her claim that it is the Republican party -- not the Democratic party -- that is fighting for women’s rights.

"It is Republicans that have led the fight for women’s equality,” she responded to a question about Republican opposition to equal pay. “Go back through history, and look at who was the first woman to ever vote, elected to office, go to Congress, four out of five governors.”

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos.

The Mexican food chain said Thursday that it would raise prices for the first time in three years as its popularity continues to soar. Menu boards with the new prices should start rolling out in coming weeks and be in place at all restaurants by this summer.

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Sen. Kay Hagan's (D-NC) re-election campaign released its first attack ad of the cycle, which hits state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R), running in the GOP Senate primary, for giving "golden parachutes" to two former staffers involved in a sex scandal.

The radio ad follows the pro-Democratic Senate Majority PAC also attacking Tillis' handling of the affair.

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Ted Cruz: Thanks, Obama

Ted Cruz's career in Washington has been defined thus far by his efforts to dismantle President Obama's signature legislation. On… Read More →