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  • Obama admin. says health subsidies will continue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. The Obama administration immediately declared that...

  • 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...

  • UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general says 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 on Tuesday by videoconference from the...

  • Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a rocket from Gaza landed in an area near Israel's international airport. Police spokeswomen Luba Samri says Tuesday that the rocket caused damage to a house and lightly wounded one Israeli. As a result, Delta Air Lines says it is canceling all flights to...

  • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says it's preparing to present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysian Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the intelligence community will have some additional...

  • 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 in morning trading Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial...

  • McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

    OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag. The world's biggest hamburger chain has been struggling to boost sales in its flagship market amid intensifying competition, changing eating habits and the persistent...

  • 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.

  • Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

    Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. A Delta Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean headed for Tel Aviv on Tuesday when it turned around and flew to Paris instead....

  • And here's the most useless thing that has been said so far about the border crisis

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced this week that he will soon deploy approximately 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Full text of the Gettysburg Address

    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated,...

  • Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

    ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America. Globally, the world's biggest beverage maker, said sales volume rose 3 percent, boosted by gains in places including China, India, the...

  • Moral equivalence is usually moral negligence

    Efforts to proclaim moral equivalence are not always misguided; sometimes each side is equally at fault or close enough. But these efforts are often misguided and unhelpful -- and sometimes harmful.



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