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  • Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post and vision behind

    Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post and vision behind
    John Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes had a plan. Oregon's governor and first lady didn't just want to lift the poorest Oregonians into the middle class; they wanted to prevent poverty from happening in the first place, Hayes said. They didn't just want to...
  • At summit on extremism, Obama defends his semantic choices regarding Islam

    At summit on extremism, Obama defends his semantic choices regarding Islam
    President Obama has talked about the deadly dogma infiltrating some Muslim communities and decried the acts of terrorism carried out in the name of what he calls a "distorted" version of Islam. But as he presides over three days of discussions at the...
  • Islamic State link suspected in threatening messages sent to military spouses

    Angela Ricketts, the wife of an Army officer in Colorado, was startled by the message that popped up on her Facebook account last week. "Dear Angela! Bloody Valentines Day!" the message began. "While your president and your husband are killing our...
  • Boston's had it up to here with latest snowstorm

    Boston's had it up to here with latest snowstorm
    A yeti-shaped figure, struggling through the snow. Cities and neighborhoods turning into frozen dunescapes. Snowdrifts as tall as windows, fences and street signs. It's either the apocalypse or 2015 is off to a really rough start for New England, and...
  • Obama faces high stakes in rollout of controversial immigration program

    Obama faces high stakes in rollout of controversial immigration program
    President Obama will soon roll out one of the most ambitious and controversial programs of his presidency, an effort to grant a reprieve from deportation to millions of adult immigrants living in the country illegally. With time short and stakes high,...
  • Nebraska, Oklahoma in border war with Colorado over marijuana

    Nebraska, Oklahoma in border war with Colorado over marijuana
    On the front door of the 20,000-square-foot marijuana dispensary here is a laminated sign warning every customer: "It is illegal to sell or transport marijuana to another state." "And you can guarantee people read it," said Rick Hooper, general...
  • 6 Bosnian immigrants indicted in alleged overseas terror financing ring

    Syria and Iraq were known as "the beach." Weapons and violent activities were called "actions." Fellow supporters were "Bosnian Brothers" and "Lions." These code names are described in the indictment for six Bosnian immigrants who are now charged...
  • Hotel's 'doggie concierge' pampers the stars of the Westminster Kennel Club

    Hotel's 'doggie concierge' pampers the stars of the Westminster Kennel Club
    The guest with the exotic name wanted opera, and Jerry Grymek was going to give him opera, even if it meant cordoning off a section of one of the city's busiest hotel lobbies and subjecting everyone in it to an aria that evoked howls, plus a few...
  • Brian Williams' future uncertain as NBC News launches investigation

    NBC News recently celebrated Brian Williams' 10 years as anchor of "NBC Nightly News" with a promotional campaign that stressed trust and experience. Now he is in a fight for his journalistic life. Williams' false statements regarding his accounts...
  • Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level

    Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level
    As President Obama fights in Congress and the courts to preserve the nation's sweeping healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act faces still another threat to its viability: Republicans in statehouses, many bucking governors of their own party eager to...
  • Love letters in the wall: A historical mystery

    Love letters in the wall: A historical mystery
    J. Edwin certainly loved Annie. But did Annie love him back? A century ago, a lovesick young man wrote passionate letters, brimming with longing and desire, to his girlfriend. "You make me so mad with love," he wrote in one missive dated Aug. 22, 1916....