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Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

Divisions emerge among House GOP under pressure to govern

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most conservative lawmakers in the House Republican majority have gotten their way a lot in recent years. That ...

US House leader defies Obama on Iran sanctions

US House leader defies Obama on Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are pushing to have a say about the ongoing international negotiations aimed at preventing Iran from ...

Obama’s memorable State of Union moments aren’t about Obama

Obama's memorable State of Union moments aren't about Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The big moments in President Barack Obama's State of the Union speeches are rarely about what ...

In State of the Union, Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

In State of the Union, Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday ...


National

WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama celebrates India’s Republic Day

WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama celebrates India’s Republic Day

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama's experience at India's Republic Day celebration may have felt a little like his two presidential inaugurations. He watched the two-hour parade of military…
January 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
‘March: Book Two’ shows all sides of civil rights movement

‘March: Book Two’ shows all sides of civil rights movement

WASHINGTON (AP) — A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring a young John Lewis into the civil rights movement. Fifty-years later, the Georgia Democratic congressman is hoping…
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International

Magnificent blue glow of Hong Kong seas also disturbing

Magnificent blue glow of Hong Kong seas also disturbing

Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong’s seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say. The glow is an indicator of a harmful algal bloom…
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Barriers set up, water tested at site of North Dakota spill

Barriers set up, water tested at site of North Dakota spill

Earthen barriers have been set up and water is being tested in the area of western North Dakota affected by a nearly 3 million-gallon saltwater spill. State health official Dave…
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Science & Technology

Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

Got Battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

NEW YORK (AP) — At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn’s Bedford – Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge…
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Old phone unveiled 100 years after first coast-to-coast call

Old phone unveiled 100 years after first coast-to-coast call

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In true San Francisco irony, smartphones were used Thursday to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first coast-to-coast phone call…
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Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s defense chief says Syrian armed forces have continued to use poison gases against civilians. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (MOH’-shuh YAH’-uh-lohn) was asked at a…
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Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – America’s top military officer said Wednesday the U.S. threat to withdraw all troops out of Afghanistan if no security pact is signed may encourage the…
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Some Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals

Some Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's…
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Greece’s Syriza seeks coalition partners after poll win

Greece’s Syriza seeks coalition partners after poll win

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing Syriza party prepared to launch coalition talks Monday, hours after a landmark general election victory fought on a pledge to rewrite the country's massive…
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Obama presides over India’s grand Republic Day parade

Obama presides over India’s grand Republic Day parade

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama presided Monday over a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands, and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be…
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2014: The year of Narendra Modi

2014: The year of Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trended throughout 2014. After 30 years of coalition politics, New Delhi got a government by a single party. While India's grand old political party Congress,…
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