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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S. history. Senators grilled...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans rejected hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated pipes. Senate Democratic Leader...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says faith is the "great cure" for the fear that sometimes leads people to do "funny things." He says his faith also helps him deal with the "unique elements of my job." The president made the comments at the annual National Prayer...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The final face-to-face meeting between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders before the nation's first presidential primary is all about finding a breakout moment. The debate Thursday night comes after Clinton scored a gossamer-thin victory in the Iowa caucuses...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the verge of an historic truce, the leader of Colombia will ask President Barack Obama for more money and tweaks to U.S. policy to help Colombia rebuild after half a century of guerrilla fighting. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos arrives at the White...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the past year. Federal judges...
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — John Kasich is betting big on positivity. Unlike Jeb Bush and Chris Christie, who are turning their fire on Marco Rubio with a renewed sense of urgency, Kasich is refusing to go negative against his rivals, even bragging about how he asked the super PAC...
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is using every bit of momentum his campaign received from the Iowa caucuses to show New Hampshire voters that he — not his competition — is the Republican for all Americans. Rubio describes caucus winner Ted Cruz...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of his budget recommendations next week, President Barack Obama will propose spending nearly $6 billion more on programs designed to help young people land their first job. Some of the recommendations have been made before without success and it's...
LONDON (AP) — A winter storm with hurricane-force winds and huge waves battered Britain's coastline Monday,...
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say a 24-year-old man who was struck and killed on Interstate 44 last week was...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A higher-education accrediting agency says the state budget impasse could have "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 30 years ago, Donald Trump bought a franchise in the upstart United States Football...