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  • House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

    WASHINGTON – Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Kerry presses Afghan leaders on unity; no US troop changes

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday committed to pushing reforms after his picks for attorney general and interior minister ...
    April 9, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Government seeks to limit questions in Hillary Clinton email case

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for the State Department have asked a federal judge to limit the scope of testimony about Hillary Clinton's use of a private emai ...
    April 6, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Donald Trump proposes funding wall by cutting off remittances

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer wants investigation into gun that looks like a phone

    NEW YORK – U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ...
    April 4, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Justices asked to rule that racial bias trumps jury secrecy

    WASHINGTON – The American jury room is a bit like Las Vegas: What happens there is supposed to stay there.
    April 2, 2016 - 10:51 pm
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