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(Undated) -- The Congressional Budget Office says the shrinking budget deficit will swell to historic levels unless Congress does something about it. The CBO released its long-term budget outlook Wednesday. The forecast sees the deficit staying between two and-a-half and three-...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest continues to field questions about the southwest border crisis. In his briefing yesterday, Earnest again urged Congress to act on President Obama's request for nearly four-billion dollars to boost border operations. Tens of...
(Undated) -- Mortar shells fired from Gaza are interrupting a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel. Israel reports the shells didn't injure anyone when they fell in the southern part of the country. The mortar shells were launched during what was supposed to be a five-hour truce...
(Undated) -- General Motors is not recalling more than two-million vehicles with the same ignition switches that prompted a federal investigation. The automaker says testing shows the switches in full-size crossovers such as the 2007 and later models of the Buick Enclave and...
(Undated) -- A number of Congressional Republicans don't think President Obama's request for nearly four-billion dollars will solve the border crisis. And most Americans don't think the President or the GOP are doing anything to address the crisis. A new poll by the Pew Research...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- A Los Angeles woman is suing a tour bus company after she was seriously injured while riding in a double-decker bus. Lauren Guerra says she was struck in the face by a tree branch while standing on the upper deck of a Starline Tours bus last Halloween. She...
(Undated) -- Foreclosure activity in the U.S. is at its lowest level since July of 2006. RealtyTrac, which follows housing market trends, said today that June marked the 45th consecutive month of declining foreclosure activity. Fewer foreclosures have also reduced the number of...
(Texarkana, TX) -- A Texas woman who sent ricin-laced letters to President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is headed to prison for a very long time. Shannon Richardson's attorney Tonda Curry says her client didn't think she would get the 18-year sentence...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will continue his campaign to repair decaying bridges and highways today. The President will deliver a speech at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware. He has been urging congressional Republicans to embrace a longterm renovation program for the...