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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is ready to assist Zimbabwe in its investigation of an American dentist's killing of a protected African lion and will conduct its own probe. Laury Parramore of the Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday declined to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of fighting with other Republicans, Sen. Ted Cruz took on a more traditional GOP target Wednesday: the IRS. At a Senate hearing, the Republican presidential candidate told the head of the IRS that his agency has become "the embodiment of what's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House is moving forward with a bill making it easier to fire or demote hundreds of thousands of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Supporters say the bill is needed to speed up the pace of change at the beleaguered agency...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress will get one guest ticket for Pope Francis' speech in September and additional tickets to see the Pontiff on the West Front of the Capitol. That's the word from Speaker John Boehner and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in a letter to lawmakers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul. The big-money boosters propelled Right to Rise, a super PAC dedicated to helping Bush win the Republican nomination, to its $103...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul. The big-money boosters propelled Right to Rise, a super PAC dedicated to helping Bush win the Republican nomination, to its $103...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia congressman who was indicted Wednesday paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance. "No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine," Johnson said at the bill...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia congressman was indicted Wednesday in a racketeering case stemming from the alleged misappropriation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal, charitable and campaign funds after his failed 2007 run for mayor. Democratic U.S. Rep...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
MILAN (AP) — Snoop Dogg reportedly has had another run-in with European authorities. The news agency ANSA says the...
BALMA, France (AP) — Representatives of the world's media gathered Saturday outside a French defense site in Balma...
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government called on the Kurdish Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's...
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Aid agencies say thousands of civilians in South Sudan's Upper Nile state face starvation...
BALMA, France (AP) — Representatives of the world's media gathered Saturday outside a French defense site in Balma...