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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a key House committee pledged Thursday that congressional Republicans will change Medicare in order to save it. GOP Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, head of the Ways and Means Committee, insisted Republicans won't be deterred by the politics, even...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House neared approval Thursday of legislation easing bank curbs that Democrats imposed to prevent another financial crisis, as Republicans offered a symbolic preview of regulatory changes they plan to pursue after President-elect Donald Trump takes office...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government advisory panel is recommending that the Homeland Security Department continue using private, for-profit jails to house immigrants facing deportation. The panel is part of the Homeland Security Advisory Council and recommends that Immigration and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved decisively Thursday to renew a decades-old sanctions law that lawmakers said gives the United States the clout to punish Iran should it fail to live up to the terms of the landmark nuclear deal. Senators passed the bill unanimously, 99-0, two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg returned to the White House on Thursday, more than 50 years after pleading unsuccessfully to spare her life, in a last-ditch appeal to President Barack Obama to exonerate her amid new evidence. Rosenberg was executed in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving ahead on renewing a decades-old law allowing the U.S. to slap companies with economic sanctions for doing business with Iran. A vote is set for Thursday on a 10-year extension of the Iran Sanctions Act, so Tehran can be punished if it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of Hillary Clinton apparently still have a chance to get their hands on a since-recalled commemorative edition of Newsweek that was set to be released if the Democrat won the presidential election. Pictures of the one-off issue featuring a photo of...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Foreign Ministry is saying that Islamabad welcomes U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's overtures, saying that Trump told Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that Pakistan is "amazing" and its citizens are "one of the most intelligent people." Trump's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has nearly ruled out any major last-ditch effort to put pressure on Israel over stalled peace negotiations with the Palestinians, U.S. officials said, indicating Obama will likely avoid one last row with Israel's government as he leaves...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and...
ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama showed off all its weapons in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Now, the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama showed off all its weapons in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Now, the...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a...
ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama showed off all its weapons in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Now, the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama showed off all its weapons in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Now, the...