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Former Congresswoman Marge Roukema dies at 85

Former Congresswoman Marge Roukema dies at 85; Republican known for sparring with ideologues

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 03:19pm EST

GOP sets defeating Harry Reid in 2016 top priority

Republicans: Defeating Nevada Democrat Harry Reid, now majority leader, is a top 2016 priority

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 03:10pm EST

Senators warn sanctions if Iran deal unacceptable

Senators warn of new sanctions on Iran if any Western deal with Tehran is unacceptable

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 02:59pm EST

US to affirm that UN torture ban applies overseas

US to affirm that UN treaty banning torture, cruel treatment applies to US prisoners overseas

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 02:58pm EST

Medicare proposes covering lung cancer screening

Govt proposes Medicare coverage of lung cancer screening for certain heavy-smoking seniors

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 02:20pm EST

Feds flood Colorado River through Grand Canyon

Flood through Colorado River in Grand Canyon to benefit campers, fish, archaeological sites

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 02:02pm EST

GOP win in Alaska adds to party's US Senate sweep

Republican Dan Sullivan ousts incumbent to win US Senate seat, adding to GOP's national sweep

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 01:28pm EST

APNewsBreak: GOP promises Cassidy a committee seat

APNewsBreak: GOP promises Louisiana's Cassidy an energy panel seat, boosting Senate campaign

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 12:54pm EST

Obama, Xi seek to downplay persistent tensions

Obama, Xi unveil array of agreements as they seek to downplay persistent US-China tensions

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 12:20pm EST

Obama, Putin circle each other warily in China

In China, Obama and Putin make nice in public, circle each other warily amid Ukraine strains

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 10:46am EST

White House now turning to girls of color

After criticism, White House turns to girls of color after focusing on boys

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 10:30am EST

3 astronauts land safely in Kazakhstan steppe

Russian Soyuz with 3 astronauts from International Space Station lands safely in Kazakhstan

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 10:18am EST

Aid groups in Myanmar trip over links to elite

Doing good in Myanmar is a murky business for foreign aid groups tied to powerful elites

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 10:12am EST

US, China unveil ambitious climate change goals

In bid to boost climate treaty, US, China set new goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 08:30am EST

Admin. dials back goal for health law sign-ups

Obama administration dials back expectations for 2015 health law sign-ups

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 08:26am EST

Security agents train to stop the next Benghazi

In 'Erehwon,' fantasy city at Virginia base, security agents learn to stop the next Benghazi

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 06:38am EST

Justices review racial makeup of Alabama districts

Role reversal at Supreme Court: Democrats argue GOP draws Alabama districts based on race

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:52am EST

Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

Republican Dan Sullivan defeats Mark Begich for Senate seat in Alaska

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:28am EST

White House turns to girls of color

White House turns focus to girls of color after focusing on boys

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:20am EST

China's president claims progress on human rights

Chinese President Xi claims huge progress on human rights; still room for improvement

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 04:18am EST

US: Iran nuclear deal not linked to other issues

Kerry: 'No linkage whatsoever' between Iran nuclear deal and shared fight against IS militants

Sunday - 11/09/2014, 02:00am EST
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