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  • Iran talks at impasse amid bickering, extended for 3rd time

    VIENNA – The Iran nuclear talks shifted Friday to a blame game, as Iran’s foreign minister accused the United States of shifting its demands and dismi ...
    July 11, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • U.S.: More than 21 million affected by government data breach

    WASHINGTON – Hackers stole Social Security numbers, health histories and other highly sensitive data from more than 21 million people, the Obama admin ...
    July 9, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • U.S. provides marriage benefits to gay couples in all states

    WASHINGTON – Same-sex married couples can start applying for Social Security and veterans benefits for spouses in all 50 states, but there are still i ...
    July 9, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Benghazi panel chair: Hillary Clinton subpoena claim inaccurate

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya on Wednesday released a March subpoena issued to Democratic president ...
    July 8, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

    SPRINGFIELD – The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has shaped up as a classic Republican primary, pitting the son of a longtime Illinois ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Supreme Court to consider limiting union power to collect fees

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor of ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:54 am
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