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  • FCC regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a m ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Deadline near, deal sets up Homeland Security vote in Senate

    WASHINGTON – Three days before a partial Homeland Security shutdown, lawmakers cleared the way Wednesday for Senate passage of legislation to fund the ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • U.S.-Israel quarrel intensifies over Netanyahu speech

    WASHINGTON – Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu’s GOP-engineered congressio ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Fate of abducted Christians unclear, Syria clashes continue

    BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish and Christian militiamen battled Islamic State militants on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, where the extremist group recently ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid appeals for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama in just three days has provoked Republicans on issues as disparate as immigr ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:34 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 25; Ex-Marine found guilty in 'American Sniper' trial

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Ukraine disputes claim about weapons pullback

    ILOVAYSK, Ukraine – Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian go ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic militants in Syria

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State militants struck before dawn, staging house-to-house raids in a cluster of villages nestled along the Khabur River in north ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

    WASHINGTON – A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Defying GOP-run Congress, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

    WASHINGTON — Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeli ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • No federal charges against George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin death, Justice Department says

    WASHINGTON — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

    DETROIT — It's a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences.More than 46 million ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Historic U.S.-Iran nuclear deal could be taking shape

    GENEVA – Edging toward a historic compromise, the U.S. and Iran reported progress Monday on a deal that would clamp down on Tehran’s nuclear activitie ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Saving for retirement: Obama proposal sets up Wall St. fight

    WASHINGTON – Tapping the anxieties of aging baby boomers, President Barack Obama on Monday called for tougher standards on brokers who manage retireme ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Pentagon chief convenes counter-IS meeting, lauds strategy

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter convened an extraordinary war council Monday on Iraq’s doorstep six days after taking office, ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:30 am
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