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  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama's health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated Press. The findings...

  • US condemns Israeli shelling of UN school in Gaza

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is condemning Israel's shelling of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering displaced Palestinians. It's the sharpest criticism the U.S. has leveled at Israel over the more than three weeks of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza....

  • Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. Lois Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status. In a series of emails with a...

  • Michelle Obama's mom said she didn't want to 'raise any kid of yours!'

    She is now considered the Grandma-in-Chief, but first lady Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Shields Robinson, once told her daughter that after raising two kids herself, "don't expect me to raise any kid of yours!" according to a rare analysis of her White House role.

  • Paul Ryan: Broader immigration reform dead under Obama

    Influential Rep. Paul Ryan said "There is just no confidence or faith" that President Obama will enforce new immigration laws.

  • AP NewsAlert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: US condemns Israel's shelling of UN school in Gaza Strip.

  • Tom Steyer's super PAC hits Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst

    Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC is targeting Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in a $2.6 million TV ad campaign.

  • AP NewsAlert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: US condemns Israel's shelling of UN school in Gaza Strip.

  • AP Sources: Nonpartisan investigation finds management failure led to HealthCare.gov problems

    WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Sources: Nonpartisan investigation finds management failure led to HealthCare.gov problems.

  • Strike on crowded Gaza area kills 16, wounds 150

    JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike hit a crowded Gaza shopping area on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 150, hours after Israeli tank shells slammed into a U.N. school sheltering displaced Palestinians, killing 15 people, Gaza health...

  • VIDEO: President Obama says economic decisions are paying off

    President Obama said Wednesday in Kansas City that the economic decisions his administration have made over the years are starting to pay off. 

  • Former IRS official called GOP 'crazies' in email

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called Republicans "crazies" and more in newly released emails. Lois Lerner used to head the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status. In a series of emails with a colleague in...

  • A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June...

  • Joe Biden asks donors for up to $2,000 for Obama's 53rd birthday

    Vice President Joe Biden wants supporters to write a check to celebrate President Obama's 53rd birthday.

  • The months around the government shutdown posted the best economic growth of the recovery

    Last year's government shutdown coincided with the strongest economic growth of the economic recovery, data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis Wednesday show.



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