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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said Wednesday, throwing into doubt when and if he will return to Washington to resume his duties in the Senate.

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WASHINGTON - As divisions between the two main ideological camps within the GOP widened Tuesday, Republicans were scrambling to contain the political fallout from the collapse of a months-long effort to rewrite Barack Obama's signature domestic accomplishment.

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One of the nine companies that manages the federal government's $1.2 trillion portfolio of education loans is fighting to stop the Education Department from handing the job to a single contractor.