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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Charge: 'Clintons turned the State Department into a racket to line their own pockets'

    Bill and Hillary Clinton are under fire today after State Department documents showed that it rubber-stamped the former president's expansive and sometimes high-priced overseas speaking engagements while his wife was in charge of foreign policy with many of those nations.

  • Top Senate Republican calls for repealing union-backed wage law

    Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., called for repealing the federal government's Davis-Bacon Act, which sets wages for federal contracting work.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: Will Paul Ryan skip 2016?

    Rumors are flying about who could launch a bid for president in 2016, but Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan might skip the race. Senior Congressional Correspondent David Drucker explains why in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.

  • AP NewsAlert

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian official: 15 dead, more than 150 wounded in strike on busy Gaza market.

  • WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

    NEW YORK (AP) — WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed. It still beat Wall Street expectations, and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit expectations for the year. Its shares fell in morning...

  • Same-sex marriage vs. motherhood

    The movement demanding legal recognition for same-sex marriage has made a radical and profoundly uncharitable assumption.

  • Economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of 2014

    U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Wednesday morning. Real GDP grew at a 4 percent annual rate, beating analysts' expectations and marking a sharp swing back toward economic expansion after the first quarter's contraction.

  • The July Crisis of 1914 echoes the modern phrase 'leading from behind'

    Military historian A. A. Nofi told me that in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm definitely believed the Austrians had won the diplomatic struggle over the murder of Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Ferdinand. However, he failed "to fully grasp that the Austrians wanted a war to crush the Serbs."

  • Survey: US companies add 218,000 jobs in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month. Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June, payroll provider ADP said Wednesday. It was the fourth straight month of job gains...



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