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  • Montana health insurers ask for double-digit rate hikes

    Insurance companies in Montana are requesting double-digit rate increases next year for the health plans of more than 77,000 people covered through the online exchange created by President Barack Obama's health law. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...
  • Family discovers WWI hero and Medal of Honor recipient is no relation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Before her father died in 2004, Tara Johnson promised she would see his last priority through to the end. For years, Herman Johnson had worked to see his own father World War I hero Henry Johnson receive the Medal of Honor, the nation'...
  • FOIA backlog soars despite Obama pledge of transparency

    Federal agencies are struggling to keep up with the growing number of requests for public information, raising questions in Congress about the Obama administration's dedication to transparency. The backlog of unfulfilled requests for documents has...
  • Bernie Sanders' liberal moment

    Bernie Sanders' liberal moment
    The left wing of the Democratic Party is having a magic moment. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., an avowed socialist, drew enthusiastic throngs in Iowa last week. The 700 people who showed up in Davenport gave him the biggest crowd any candidate in either...
  • US trade deficit drops sharply in April

    The U.S. trade deficit declined sharply in April as exports posted a modest gain and imports fell, raising hopes that trade's drag on economic growth will ease in the current quarter. The April deficit tumbled 19.2 percent to $40.9 billion after...
  • GOP presidential candidates keep coming

     GOP presidential candidates keep coming
    America is facing an alarming epidemic, and it seems each day brings word of a new case. One just popped up in South Carolina. There have been outbreaks in New York City and Detroit, another in Virginia. Florida, Arkansas and Kentucky have all seen cases,...
  • Espionage trial of Washington Post reporter held by Iran to continue Monday

    Detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian will face the second day of his closed-door espionage trial on Monday, Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency reported Wednesday. The ISNA report quoted Rezaian's lawyer, Leila Ahsan, as giving the...
  • Questions and answers about newly approved USA Freedom Act

    President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act. It also overhauls the most controversial provision, which had been interpreted to allow bulk collection...
  • Another loss for the Biden family

    WASHINGTON -- Personal tragedy revisited Vice President Joe Biden and his family over the weekend with the death at only 46 of his older son, Beau, the former attorney general of Delaware, leaving behind his wife and two children. Nearly 43 years...
  • McConnell's role in surveillance bill bewilders his friends

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, generally seen as a master congressional deal-maker, walked into a legislative dead end on domestic surveillance that left some of his friends bewildered. The Kentucky Republican had repeatedly insisted on...
  • Josh Rogin: State Department record will hurt Hillary's campaign

    Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state became a hot-button issue this week after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Bloomberg Television that the Obama administration's failed "reset" policy with Moscow was her "invention." Here's why it...