04/24/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first ever U.S.-approved alternative to the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas HPV test to detect the human...
By Paul Bedard | 04/24/14 03:50 PM
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush isn't backing away from his push for comprehensive immigration reform, taking to Twitter to cheer a super-fast new system in Canada that matches jobs to the skills of immigrants. “Canada has an economically driven immigration system. Why can’t we fix our broken...
04/24/14 03:45 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections. The attack struck during...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/24/14 03:41 PM
Oregon's "top information-technology official" is giving up on the state running its own Obamacare insurance exchange, as Maryland has already done. "Alex Pettit, the state's top information-technology official, will recommend that Oregon move to the federal health insurance exchange,...
04/24/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility.
By Paul Bedard | 04/24/14 03:21 PM
The State Department is facing new scrutiny in the aftermath of its inability this week to name an accomplishment of a major initiative under former Secretary State Hillary Clinton, an embarrassing episode that overshadowed the release of the title of her new book, “Hard Choices.”
By Scott Rasmussen | 04/24/14 03:19 PM
In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ended legal segregation in public schools with a unanimous 9-0 decision in Brown v. Board of Education. While the ruling paved the way for future integration of American society, the court itself was far from integrated. The decision was reached by nine white men....
By David Limbaugh | 04/24/14 03:18 PM
One of the many ironies surrounding President Obama is that for all his harping on income inequality -- his most recent obsession designed to stir Americans against one another -- his policies have exacerbated it.
04/24/14 03:15 PM
DETROIT (AP) — The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales. GM on Thursday reported its worst financial results in more than four years, with profit falling...
04/24/14 03:15 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After months of deliberation over what to do with Oregon's botched online health exchange, an advisory panel on Thursday recommended that the state drop the site for private policies and have Oregonians instead shop for them on the federal online marketplace. A top Cover...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/24/14 03:13 PM
A State Department spokeswoman acknowledged “some bumps in the road” but said the U.S. remains committed to peace talks led by Secretary of State John Kerry after Israelis pulled out of them indefinitely.
By Mona Charen | 04/24/14 03:05 PM
Sonia Sotomayor is a wonderful role model. Truly. Through hard work, brains and rare self-discipline at an early age, she was able to overcome poverty and family dysfunction to become what she is today.
04/24/14 03:00 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 30 people and wounding scores of others, an activist group said. The airstrikes came as another Syrian lawmaker announced his candidacy for June presidential election,...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/24/14 02:50 PM
Bob Dole, the former Republican presidential nominee and Senate floor leader, gets a glowing 2,000 words in the Washington Post this week, as he makes peace with old rivals, tours his old state, and bashes the conservatives in his party. One word that never appears among those 2000 words:...
04/24/14 02:45 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal system.
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