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  • Senate GOP tries to repeal NLRB rule on union elections

    Republicans controlling the Senate moved Tuesday to try to reverse a new National Labor Relations Board rule that would shorten the time between a union's request for representation and the vote on whether to certify a union. But the White House promised...
  • As Nemtsov buried, Russian opposition faces gloomy future

    After paying their final tributes Tuesday to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many members of Russia's beleaguered opposition are looking into the future with gloom. The sadness and loss that drew thousands to Nemtsov's funeral is unlikely to add...
  • Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?
    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    Different views of Boston Marathon bombing suspect to be described during death penalty trial Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give...
  • Advocates Seek To Block State Education, Health Cuts

    Advocates Seek To Block State Education, Health Cuts
    HARTFORD — Speaker after speaker stepped to the microphone Tuesday evening to ask legislators to restore education and health funding that is being cut in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. With snow falling and 127 people signed up to...
  • Slots at BWI? Idea moves from impossible to merely a long shot

    Slots at BWI? Idea moves from impossible to merely a long shot
    A proposal to put slot machines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has moved from just plain impossible to a nearly impossible long shot. Every year for the past six years, Del. Eric M. Bromwell's proposal to put 2,500...
  • Analysis: Netanyahu address lives up to controversial expectations

    WASHINGTON In January, when Speaker John A. Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, it caused the type of controversy and media attention normally reserved for a declaration of war, not a speech that's little...
  • At Netanyahu's speech, scenes from the Capitol

    WASHINGTON "This is like the speech of the century, man!" said Michael Goldfarb. "It's all happening!" Goldfarb, a co-founder of the Washington Free Beacon and a strategist for the Emergency Committee for Israel, was navigating the Capitol hallways...
  • High-stakes clash at high court over health law subsidies

    Insurance coverage for millions of people is riding on the latest politically charged Supreme Court clash over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The case being argued Wednesday focuses on who's eligible for federal tax subsidies intended...
  • Arkansas House panel hears anti-abortion proposals

    An Arkansas House panel on Tuesday supported tougher restrictions on abortion pills but failed to gather enough support for a bill to increase requirements for abortion providers. The bill approved by a voice vote in the Health Committee would override...
  • Cubs' scramble on Wrigley Field hits bump when mayor balks

    The Chicago Cubs' scramble to get as much of a massive renovation of Wrigley Field done before next month's opening day hit a bump Tuesday when Mayor Rahm Emanuel dashed the team's hopes of winning city approval to keep construction crews working around...