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  • Obama administration to spend $20M on body cameras

    Obama administration to spend $20M on body cameras
    The Obama administration will make $20 million available to cities across the country to expand the use of body cameras worn by police in an effort to improve trust with communities, the Justice Department said Friday. The announcement, which follows an...
  • Japan PM offers condolences for WWII dead in historic speech

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered condolences Wednesday for Americans killed in World War II in the first address by a Japanese leader to a joint meeting of Congress, but stopped short of apologizing for wartime atrocities. Abe came to Capitol Hill after...
  • US House approves money for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

    The House gave final approval Friday to additional federal money for the decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio, although its fate is uncertain due to a presidential veto threat. The measure provides $213...
  • Obama under pressure to beef up Democratic support for trade

    Republican leaders say GOP votes alone won't pass trade legislation sought by President Barack Obama and are urging the White House to put more pressure on reluctant Democrats to lend their support. Obama on Thursday met with members of the New...
  • House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    The House Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the President Barack Obama's health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional $38 billion next year. The 226-197 vote sends the non-binding budget plan to the...
  • Our say: Oil drilling off the coast not worth the risk

    Our say: Oil drilling off the coast not worth the risk
    In spite of a gradually warming spring, Marylanders with a strong interest in the bay and the environment may have experienced a chill at one bit of news last week. A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if it gets a permit...
  • Bobby Jindal: Obama wrong to hold Florida's funding hostage

    Bobby Jindal: Obama wrong to hold Florida's funding hostage
    "If you like your plan, you can keep it." There's a reason this so-called promise from President Obama was called the "Lie of the Year" by Politifact in 2013. At least 2.6 million people received cancellation notices because their health-insurance plans...
  • The Week Ahead: Trade talks in focus

    A trade debate in the week ahead puts President Barack Obama on the side of Congressional Republicans with global investors hoping for a deal. The U.S. Senate could vote in the new week on Trade Promotion Authority. The bill puts forth a special...
  • Sixth-grader leads town hall, puts Obama through the paces

    Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q&A specially tailored to an audience more concerned about homework assignments than homeland security. It took Osman Yaya, a 12-year-old from...
  • Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request

    Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. But there's one black mark on his record: a federal conviction that...
  • House OKs GOP measure blocking local DC abortion rights law

    Republicans pushed legislation through the House Thursday that would revoke a District of Columbia law barring discrimination in the city against workers who have abortions, the latest clash pitting claims of religious freedom against reproductive rights....