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  • Workshop kicks off to plot Pullman monument's future

    Workshop kicks off to plot Pullman monument's future
    In the two months since President Barack Obama named the Pullman factory district the city's first national monument, Chicagoans have been left to ponder what that designation will mean. The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the...
  • Florida governor says he'll sue Obama over hospital money

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding federal money for hospitals that serve the poor, saying they are doing so because the state won't expand Medicaid. The announcement is another twist in what has...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    UN Security Council gets graphic briefing on suspected Syria chlorine attacks U.N. Security Council members were moved to tears Thursday as the first eyewitness to the latest suspected chlorine attacks on civilians in Syria emerged from the country to...
  • Saudi-led Yemen air war's high civilian toll unsettles U.S. officials

    Saudi-led Yemen air war's high civilian toll unsettles U.S. officials
    Concerned about reports of hundreds of civilian casualties, Obama administration officials are increasingly uneasy about the U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led air war against rebel militias in Yemen, opening a potential rift between Washington and its...
  • On The Fly: Peterson's Back In NFL, But On What Team?

    On The Fly: Peterson's Back In NFL, But On What Team?
    A drian Peterson is back in the game. Well, he's back in the NFL, anyway. Commissioner Roger Goodell informed Peterson that he has been reinstated after being suspended for most of last season while facing child abuse accusations. Assuming Peterson...
  • Super Bowl champs to be honored at White House

    The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will be honored at the White House. The Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX. It was New England's fourth NFL title since the 2001 season. The White House announced Thursday that...
  • The tax-prep industry lobbies hard to keep Tax Day a torture for you

    The tax-prep industry lobbies hard to keep Tax Day a torture for you
    It's the eve of April 15, when America enters the final phase of its annual tax-preparation torture. So it's proper to recognize the companies that have lobbied hard to make sure the process remains as agonizing as possible for the average taxpayer....
  • Nuclear Iran: Deal or no deal?: Front Burner

    Nuclear Iran: Deal or no deal?: Front Burner
    It's not often these days that Republicans and Democrats in Congress see eye-to-eye. So it was striking this week when Senate Foreign Relations Committee members unanimously agreed to give Congress a vote on whether to lift sanctions against Iran as...
  • Gov. Scott to sue feds over Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Scott to sue feds over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday that he will sue the federal government for trying to "coerce" the state into expanding Medicaid by withdrawing support for a different federal health-care program for the poor. "It is appalling that...
  • Obama recognizes people looking out for working families

    President Barack Obama has recognized a dozen people who he says have done extraordinary things to help working families. The group recognized at a White House ceremony Thursday included a Berkeley, California, woman whose efforts helped get paid...
  • Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress

     Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress
    Even if Congress rejects his final Iranian nuclear deal, President Barack Obama could use his executive pen to offer Tehran a hefty portion of sanctions relief on his own. Lawmakers have insisted on having a say on what could be a historic accord that...