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WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times this year. One gun was found by a child. "We are now providing additional training on what to do when you have to go to the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care for their children. The Democratic presidential front-runner said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound portray a leader cut off from his underlings, disappointed by their failures, beset by their complaints and regretting years of separation from much of his extensive family. Focus your fighting on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says it is willing to take in some Rohingya (ROH'-hin-GAH') refugees as part of international efforts to cope with Southeast Asia's stranded boat people. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Wednesday that the U.S. is prepared to take...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is finally showing how she keeps her arms so toned. The first lady skips rope, does abdominal crunches with a weighted ball and jumps on and off a bench in a new White House video. She also does chest presses holding 35-pound dumbbells and kick...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief of the Capitol Police says there is no excuse for officers accidentally leaving their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms. Officers have left their guns in the bathrooms of the Capitol complex three times this year. One was found by a child. Police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of civil rights activist Rosa Parks viewed some of her personal memorabilia for the first time Wednesday, and expressed relief that her belongings finally have a safe home at the Library of Congress. Parks' relatives viewed about 200 items from a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is warning lawmakers that the National Security Agency will have to wind down its bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the end of the week if Congress fails to reauthorize the Patriot Act. The department circulated a memo on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials have released more than 100 documents seized in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, including a loving letter to his wife and a job application for his terrorist network. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence says...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City leaders have opted against putting a measure on the August ballot that would...
SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A green beetle blamed for destroying tens of millions of ash trees in 25 states is advancing in...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Swimming season is starting in Illinois and the state has been licensing public pools and...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State fishery regulators are asking anglers to monitor live bait purchases for juvenile...