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  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies: The latest

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. (All times Central)
    June 25, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Carter: U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO

    TALLINN, Estonia – The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO's new rapid reaction ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Couples, officials, foes readying for US gay marriage ruling

    CINCINNATI – With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected any day now, gay couples in states with bans are making wedding plans, cou ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Justices’ verdicts differ in free speech cases

    WASHINGTON – In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas’ refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • House revives Obama’s trade agenda

    WASHINGTON – Working closely with the White House, the Republican-controlled House revived President Barack Obama’s trade agenda on Thursday, voting t ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • McLean County wants ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock to pay $200K for election

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — Another Illinois county voted to ask former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock to pay for costs associated with electing his replacement in the ...
    June 17, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Uncertainty over U.S. strike against al-Qaida leader in Libya

    CAIRO – Pentagon officials say they believe they hit their target – the one-eyed, al-Qaida-linked commander who led a deadly attack on an Algerian gas ...
    June 16, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • VA moving to extend benefits to some Air Force reservists

    WASHINGTON – Reversing a long-held position, the Department of Veterans Affairs now says Air Force reservists who became ill after being exposed to Ag ...
    June 14, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Trade loss an ominous sign for Obama in month of challenges

    WASHINGTON – The trade defeat in Congress was an ominous sign in a month of challenges that could help determine President Barack Obama's standing for ...
    June 13, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • House rejects Obama’s appeals and imperils his trade bill

    WASHINGTON – Led by union-backed Democrats, the House delivered a stinging blow to President Barack Obama on Friday and left his ambitious global trad ...
    June 13, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • General: New U.S. hub in Iraq could be model

    NAPLES, Italy – The Pentagon’s top general said Thursday the U.S. military’s reach could extend even further into Iraq if the anti-Islamic State campa ...
    June 12, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Union-backed Dems make final push to kill Obama's trade bill

    WASHINGTON – Union-backed Democrats launched a last-ditch effort Thursday to scuttle President Barack Obama's trade agenda by sacrificing a favored pr ...
    June 12, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • U.S. orders more troops to Iraq, but no overhaul of strategy

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 450 more American troops to Iraq on Wednesday in an effort to reverse major battle ...
    June 11, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Health head: Congress’ problem if court voids health law aid

    WASHINGTON – Congress and the states will need to find an answer if the Supreme Court strikes down the federal subsidies that are a foundation of Pres ...
    June 11, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Obama remembers Joe Biden's son for living 'life of meaning'

    WILMINGTON, Del. – Mourning a loss that touched people on Delaware street corners and far beyond, President Barack Obama on Saturday remembered Beau B ...
    June 6, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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