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  • Dems seek end to Benghazi probe; GOP presses ahead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Wednesday demanded an end to a Republican-led investigation into the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, calling the probe a partisan "witch hunt." Republicans rejected those calls and pledged to press ahead. Reps. Adam Smith...

  • US sanctions suspected Honduran drug trafficker

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is levying sanctions against suspected maritime drug trafficker Carlos Arnoldo Lobo for moving multi-ton loads of cocaine for Mexican, Guatemalan and Honduran drug kingpins and their organizations. Lobo, who is Honduran, was sanctioned under the...

  • Chief describes Boston Marathon lessons learned

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been almost a year since police in the Boston suburb of Watertown were at the center of the hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Police found themselves in a late-night shootout with the suspects — one was killed, the other was found wounded almost a day...

  • More Clinton White House records to be released

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives plans to release more documents from former President Bill Clinton's administration on April 18, officials say. The White House papers are being closely monitored by media organizations and historians as former secretary of state and U.S. senator...

  • Moran loses bid to boost lawmakers' pay

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A retiring congressman has lost his quixotic bid to give members of Congress $25 a day to help with their living expenses in Washington. Democrat Jim Moran of Virginia offered the plan as a replacement for the $2,800 cost-of-living increase that would be denied lawmakers...

  • DHS secretary reevaluating deportation priorities

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday he's re-evaluating the Obama administration's deportation priorities to make certain they're focused on national security, public safety and border security, amid growing pressure from the Latino community and President...

  • Reprising grim role, Obama to grieve at Fort Hood

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Returning once again to a grief-stricken corner of America, President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter, mourning with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offering solace to the nation. It's a duty that Obama has had to fulfill far too...

  • Senate Dems' committee outraises GOP rivals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Wednesday said it raised $8.1 million in March, bringing its total for the year to $21.4 million. The DSCC says it has...

  • Secret Service agents moved after troubles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has reassigned agents from its special operations division, including the top agent there, after a pair of embarrassing incidents earlier this year. The division has also changed the rules about when agents are allowed to drink before duty and on...

  • Database: Some docs getting millions from Medicare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a move to open the books on health care...



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