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State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

State department official says use of private email server as Clinton did 'not acceptable'

Updated 00 minutes, 06 seconds ago

Family of US captive killed by drone backs hostage czar

Family of American captive killed in drone strike welcomes idea of creating hostage czar

Updated 00 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Jim Wright early casualty of rising US House partisanship

Known as eloquent speaker, Jim Wright was 1st US House speaker driven from office in midterm

Updated 00 minutes, 12 seconds ago

US warships no longer accompanying commercial ships in Gulf

US warships no longer accompanying US, British commercial ships through Strait of Hormuz

Updated 00 minutes, 18 seconds ago

GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

Investigators: Fed gov't allowing significant waste of natural gas, costing taxpayers millions

Updated 00 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

Kerry seeks humanitarian pause in Yemen war as he talks to Saudis, says deal may be in sight

Updated 00 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Updated 02 minutes, 33 seconds ago

Analysis: Republican budget claims don't add up

Analysis: Republicans claim budget will erase red ink, but shy away from legislation to do so

Updated 02 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore

Maryland governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore, mayor calls for federal probe

Updated 03 minutes, 06 seconds ago

Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year

Study confirms Obama Administration claim that cutting heat-trapping gases also saves lives

Updated 03 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Are bungled VA claims systemic? Senators want agency review

Senators want independent review of VA to see if mismanagement of veterans' claims is systemic

Updated 08 minutes, 57 seconds ago

Feds offer exit plan for Montana town's asbestos cleanup

Feds offer exit plan for asbestos town cleanup, say remaining contamination is manageable

Updated 09 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Grand jury taking testimony in probe of Schock's spending

Federal grand jury taking testimony in probe of former US Rep. Schock's spending

Updated 25 minutes, 05 seconds ago

5 paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany

5 historic paintings, including poker winnings, missing since WWII returning to Germany

Updated 42 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Clinton pushes immigration overhaul to campaign forefront

In Nevada, Clinton signals immigration overhaul will be key part of presidential campaign

Updated 1 hours, 07 minutes ago

Sheila Bair named president of private Maryland college

Bair, FDIC chief during financial crisis, is named president of Maryland's Washington College

Updated 1 hours, 08 minutes ago

Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

Jim Wright, veteran Texas congressman and first House speaker to resign under fire, dies at 92

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

Fed Chair Yellen says stock market prices 'quite high'

Yellen says stock prices 'quite high' but overall financial stability risks not elevated

Updated 1 hours, 40 minutes ago

Campus sex crime reporting increases, says Education Dept.

Campus sex crime stats double over 5-year period, says Education Department

Updated 1 hours, 57 minutes ago
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