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National & World Oklahoma bill on Uber deletes protection for gay riders
A bill that sets up a regulatory framework in Oklahoma for ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but not before a provision protecting gay and transgender passengers from discrimination was removed.
National & World U.S. Senate committee examines No Child Left Behind law U.S. Senate committee examines No Child Left Behind law
A Senate committee began debating legislation Tuesday that attempts to fix the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law by giving states more control in determining how to hold public schools accountable for student performance.