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  • 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,...

  • Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. In a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District...

  • 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....

  • 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.

  • What really needs resetting in Obama's relationship with Russia

    The bodies of 298 passengers and crew of Malaysia Air Flight 17, 80 of them children, lie unburied in a Ukrainian field while Vladimir Putin's men fire their weapons into the air to keep international investigators from approaching the site.

  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Bodies of those killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash reached Ukrainian government-controlled territory Tuesday, leaving a war zone en route to the Netherlands after delays and haphazard treatment that put pressure on European foreign ministers to impose tougher...

  • Dutch minister says EU is imposing new sanctions on officials over Russia's actions in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch minister says EU is imposing new sanctions on officials over Russia's actions in Ukraine.

  • US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. Prices rose 0.3 percent in June following a 0.4 percent rise in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday....

  • Delta cancels all flights to Israel indefinitely, cites report of rocket near Tel Aviv airport

    AP () — — Delta cancels all flights to Israel indefinitely, cites report of rocket near Tel Aviv airport.

  • Inflation flattens out in June, and some good news for consumers

    Consumer inflation held steady at 2.1 percent yearly in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday morning.

  • Ambassador: Israel deserves Nobel Peace Prize for 'unimaginable restraint'

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

  • New campaign ad hits Mitch McConnell on 'not my job' comment

    A new Alison Lundergan Grimes campaign ad hits Sen. Mitch McConnell on his 'not my job' comment earlier this year. The ad is part of a six-figure, statewide buy.

  • 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...

  • 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.

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