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    • Feb27, 2015

      TUCSON, Ariz. (February 27, 2015) — The government — and the press — failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.

    • Feb27, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — House Republican leaders have scrapped a vote on legislation to update the No Child Left Behind education law in the face of conservative opposition.

    • Feb27, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin.

    • Feb27, 2015

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 27, 2015) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.

    • Feb27, 2015

      OXON HILL, Md. (February 27, 2015) - President Barack Obama's comparison of Islamist atrocities to the Christian crusades at the National Prayer Breakfast continues to draw criticism at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

    • Feb27, 2015

      OXON HILL, Md. (February 27, 2015)- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine."

    • Feb27, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015)- Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation's capital.

    • Feb27, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015)- The new mayor of the nation's capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.

    • Feb27, 2015

      OKLAHOMA CITY (February 27, 2015) — A group of supporters formed a makeshift greeting line to escort Muslims into the Oklahoma state Capitol for Friday's first-ever Muslim Day as a smaller group of protesters gathered outside.

    • Feb26, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — By a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission opened the door to putting the Internet in the same regulatory camp as the telephone.

    • Feb26, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — In a bid to ease simmering tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal and to make its case for one, the White House has decided against snubbing America's leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama's national security adviser and U.N. ambassador to address its annual policy conference.

    • Feb26, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general, sending it to the full Senate.

    • Feb26, 2015

      DETROIT (February 27, 2015) — Federal prosecutors in Detroit are seeking at least five years in prison for a Chicago activist who didn't tell U.S. immigration officials about her conviction decades ago for bombings in Israel.

    • Feb26, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — A leading House Republican claimed Thursday that he's been told of a 100-page document showing the Obama administration is preparing contingency plans in case the Supreme Court invalidates federal subsidies that help millions of Americans afford health care coverage.

    • Feb26, 2015

      WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal.

    • Feb26, 2015

      LEXINGTON, S.C. (February 26, 2015) — Grand jury indictments indicate that four of the five South Carolina children who allegedly died at the hands of their father were strangled and one was beaten.