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  • US stocks climb as earnings reports roll in

    NEW YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 11...

  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repair in Illinois

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter. The Chicago Democrat approved the bipartisan legislation that will also provide lawmakers with...

  • White House: 'We're confident we will prevail' in Obamacare legal battle

    The White House's top spokesman brushed aside the impact of a court ruling invalidating the federal government's ability to provide Obamacare subsidies, saying the Obama administration is confident that its legal case will prevail on appeal.

  • Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, was declared the winner Tuesday of the country's presidential election, calling it a victory for all of the nation's people. A former furniture exporter known to...

  • UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future." Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council by videoconference from the...

  • US home sales increase 2.6 percent in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of previously owned homes rose for a third straight month in June, pushing activity to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes...

  • Ron Paul's Malaysia Airlines crankiness exposes a libertarian weakness

    Who better than libertarians to stick up for an authoritarian state run by a former communist agent?

  • Israel's ambassador: 'WWAD?' What would America do?

    Israel's ambassador to the United States said the country deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for "unimaginable restraint" in targeting terrorists in Gaza.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: New leadership at Veterans Affairs

    Senior Investigative Reporter Mark Flatten discusses the future of the Department of Veterans Affairs under Secretary nominee Bob McDonald.

  • Federal appeals court rules Obamacare subsidies illegal for 36 states

    Dealing a major blow to President Obama, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that subsidies to purchase insurance were illegally granted in 36 states in which the federal government runs the exchanges.

  • Some parents of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their children again

    At least 11 parents whose children were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram in mid-April have died, according to the Associated Press.

  • White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court. The ruling potentially derails billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people...

  • Text of JFK's 1963 'Ich bin ein Berliner' speech

    I am proud to come to this city as the guest of your distinguished Mayor, who has symbolised throughout the world the fighting spirit of West Berlin. And I am proud to visit the Federal Republic, with your distinguished chancellor who for so many years has committed Germany to democracy and...

  • EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia's actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short,...

  • Obama administration says health care subsidies will keep flowing despite court decision.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration says health care subsidies will keep flowing despite court decision.

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