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Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Federal judge blocks Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban on Monday, and the attorney general's office immediately appealed the decision to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Netanyahu tells AIPAC that US-Israel alliance strong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that despite recent differences with the Obama administration over a looming nuclear deal with Iran the alliance between his country and the Unites States was "stronger than ever."

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Ferguson News Guide: No charges expected for policeman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal investigation of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to allege patterns of racial bias in the city's mostly white department. But the probe, nearing release, is likely to stop short of charging the officer whose shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old touched off weeks of protests

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Justices hear challenge to independent electoral map drawers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal from Arizona Republicans who want to take away a voter-approved commission's power to draw the state's congressional district boundaries.

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How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say

 

CAIRO (AP) — Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become "jihadi" brides. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. A masked, knife-wielding militant from London who is the face of terror in videos showing Western hostages beheaded.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.

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