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  • Maryland officials meet at White House on Baltimore recovery

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake have met with members of President Barack Obama's administration to discuss helping parts of Baltimore recover from damage due to unrest after the death last month of Freddie Gray. The...
  • Court won't exempt Notre Dame from birth control provision

    A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to temporarily be exempt from a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires the Catholic school's insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students...
  • Panel OKs $51B for Justice, NASA over Democratic protests

    A GOP-controlled House panel Wednesday approved a $51 billion measure providing the Justice Department and NASA with modest budget hikes, but the legislation falls well short of what's needed to win President Barack Obama's signature. The measure cuts...
  • Congressman seeks answers on Cuban crime rings

    Congressman seeks answers on Cuban crime rings
    Cuban criminals are exploiting America's generosity and must be brought to justice, a South Florida congressman told the new U.S. attorney general. In a letter to Loretta Lynch, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch said a U.S. law meant to help Cubans fleeing communism...
  • Martin Schram: On Iraq, White House press corps asks old questions anew

    You are, just this once, a fully accredited member of the White House press corps. At the podium on Tuesday, the president's press secretary is earnestly performing his daily press briefing. The big news in Iraq is painful: Iraq's military at Ramadi, the...
  • Congressional Republicans lobby Obama on health care pool

    A dozen Florida Republicans in Congress urged President Barack Obama on Wednesday to renew a low-income health care pool that the state has used while refusing to expand Medicaid.  Sen. Marco Rubio and 11 members of the U.S. House signed a letter to...
  • US, Cuba set for 4th round of talks

    MIAMI The fourth time could be the charm as the United States and Cuba head into their next round of talks aimed at re-establishing diplomatic ties and opening embassies. The two sides meet Thursday at the State Department at a time when a senior State...
  • Waco mayhem exposes double standard on violence

    Waco mayhem exposes double standard on violence
    We've seen it so often that it has become laughable, pitiable and disgraceful. But more than anything, it strikes to the heart of a grotesque truth about American hypocrisy. The "it" this time is the almost matter of fact, infuriating double standard by...
  • Amid criticism, Clinton sticks to low-key campaign strategy

    During two days of campaigning this week in Iowa, Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't make a formal speech. She answered questions from reporters, but only for five minutes. Pressed by a moderator at her own event to say where she stood on a trade pact that's...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: May 18 Miami Herald on Congress being asleep at the wheel: The train derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and left scores injured is a nearly perfect metaphor for the state of the nation's decrepit...
  • Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement

    Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement
    THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you! Thank you very much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Class of 2015 -- ahoy! AUDIENCE:  Ahoy!  THE PRESIDENT:  There are now fewer days to go until the Class of 2015 graduates than -- never mind.  There are now zero days...