Politics

  • U.S. court rulings create new uncertainty over Obamacare

    By David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of…

    Reuters
  • Obama government looks to satisfy religious groups on Obamacare

    The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to opt out of providing the coverage in their health plans without filling out a form. Under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, known as…

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  • Business executive wins Georgia Republican runoff in U.S. Senate race

    By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A former Fortune 500 executive who campaigned as a Washington outsider defeated an 11-term congressman on Tuesday in a key Republican runoff election in Georgia, setting the stage for November's race to fill an open Senate seat. Keeping the seat once held by…

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  • U.S. Senate Democrats cut $1 billion from Obama border request

    By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday proposed cutting $1 billion from President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency funding request to deal with a surge of some 57,000 undocumented Central American children across the southern border. Obama on July 8 asked…

    Reuters
  • US tracked missile that brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17

    The United States detected the launch of the “specific missile” that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, a senior administration official told reporters on Tuesday.

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  • Many drug inmates who get break under new plan to be deported

    Thousands of federal prisoners set to be released early thanks to a change in drug rules will most likely be quickly deported to their home countries next year.

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  • Obama: Pro-Russia separatists stealing Malaysia Airlines crash evidence

    President Obama on Monday bluntly accused pro-Moscow separatist fighters in Ukraine of stealing evidence and improperly removing bodies from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and pressed Russia to compel the rebels to stop blocking an international investigation.

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  • Rumors swirl around migrant kids, fueling local backlash

    LAWTON, Okla. — Fred Fitch, the three-term mayor of this small city in Southern Oklahoma, has a lot of questions about the 1,200 undocumented immigrant children who arrived at the Fort Sill Army base just north of town last month. He’s a friendly, seemingly reasonable guy, but on a recent Wednesday…

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  • Kerry: Mounting evidence Russia provided weapon used to shoot down MH17

    Secretary of State John Kerry hit the political talk show circuit on Sunday, saying there is mounting evidence that Russia was involved in providing the weapon separatists are accused of using to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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  • Labor Officials Promise to Fix Program for Coal Miners With Black Lung

    Dozens of Miners Can Re-Apply for Black Lung Benefits, Proposed Budget Boost to Help Tackle Backlog

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  • Pre-Teens Account for Sharpest Spike in Unaccompanied Child Migrants

    Children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without parents are increasingly younger, according to newly released figures by the Pew Research Center. Sixteen percent of the minors who’ve crossed unaccompanied in fiscal year 2014, ending Sept. 30, were 12 and younger, compared with 9 percent in the...

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  • Florida Cop Fired for KKK Ties Was Undercover, Ex-Wife Claims

    Woman Describes Alleged KKK Initiation Ritual

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  • With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

    ATLANTA (AP) — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber.

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  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks of bloodshed is nowhere near.

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  • John Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban in an apparent sign of his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations.

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  • John Kerry files to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations.

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  • House, Senate chart separate courses on border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.

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  • Federal complaint challenges Texas town's new ban on housing any border kids

    Civil rights groups are challenging ordinances that prohibit cooperation with federal officials if they ask to shelter kids in towns.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Lawmakers issue dueling Dodd-Frank reports

    Republicans say the financial reform law creates a bailout fund. Democrats says the 4-year-old law makes banks safer.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Families sick from fracking turn to scientists

    A Pennsylvania nonprofit provides free health consultations to people who live near gas drilling sites and complain of health effects.

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