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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants oil companies to pay a $10 fee for every barrel of oil to help fund investments in clean transportation that fight climate change. Obama will formalize the proposal Tuesday when he releases his final budget request to Congress. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice also received classified national security information on their personal email accounts, a senior House...
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) — Some Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz supporters get the irony. After seven years of Republicans holding up President Barack Obama's one term in the U.S. Senate as evidence of naivete and inexperience, these voters find themselves rallying around — you...
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) — Some Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz supporters get the irony. After seven years of Republicans holding up President Barack Obama's one term in the U.S. Senate as evidence of naivete and inexperience, some GOP voters find themselves rallying around —...
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) — Two Republican congressmen who are military veterans have introduced a bill requiring women to register for the draft. Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Ryan Zinke of Montana announced Thursday that the legislation is aimed at provoking a fuller discussion...
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...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Sites around Illinois where Abraham Lincoln made history are planning events to celebrate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Museum officials are set to unveil what they say is a previously unknown...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials say college students should continue to apply for financial aid, even though the...
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local): 9:50 a...