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Fresh off the August recess, the United States Congress got back to business today. Rather than focusing on pressing issues like a potential war, looming budget deadlines, and the growing problem of student loan debt, some Republican lawmakers thought it was the perfect time to pick up where they left off before their recess – attacking the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more...
Acetaminophen, one of the most common medicines used in fever and pain drugs like Tylenol, could trigger dangerous skin reactions in some people, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The reactions typically start with flu-like symptoms, but could lead to extensive damage to skin tissue and could be fatal. Read more...
Homeowners have to bear the cost of fixing the agency's mistakes. Read more...
Video: On May 25, activists around the world will unite to March Against Monsanto. Read more...
Chris Hayes points to the thousands of low-income Americans suffering under sequestration as Congress rushes through a fix for the FAA cuts that were delaying their flights and takes a look at just who members of Congress are responsive to. As you might have guessed, it's the affluent and the donor class and not your average citizen and certainly not the poor. Read more...

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New data shows drugmakers’ payments to hundreds of thousands of doctors, and some have made well over $500,000. Read more...
We spoke with Dr. Mark Rosenberg, the scientist who led the government's research on guns before funding was cut. Read more...
Speaking from Hyde Park Academy in his hometown Chicago, President Obama says he wants to reignite the "true engine of America's economic growth -- a rising, thriving middle class." Read more...
By Kim Barker, ProPublica In a confidential 2010 filing, Crossroads GPS — the dark money group that spent more than $70 million from anonymous donors on the 2012 election — told the Internal Revenue Service that its efforts would focus Read more...
Some patriotic millionaires have a message for Congress: Ten years ago, Republicans made a mistake. They gave tax cuts to millionaires. They decided our country needed less money and millionaires needed more. Now our country doesn't Read more...