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  • Senate passes bill to help victims of child pornography recover monetary damages

    Victims of child pornography would be allowed to recover greater damages from those who produce, distribute or possess pornographic images of them if legislation passed by the Senate becomes law. The 98-0 vote on Wednesday is in response to a Supreme...
  • Senate Democrats' unity strategy will face tough tests

    WASHINGTON The opening gambit by Senate Democrats on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security gives a strong signal about how the party intends to handle its position as the minority on the Senate floor. The strategy of using fundamental...
  • Did The Electrified Third Rail Make Train Wreck Deadlier?

    VALHALLA, N.Y. — It was a hellish scenario that investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 39-foot pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether...
  • SUV driver's behavior comes under scrutiny in New York train crash; 6 killed in fiery wreck

    Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates?...
  • House Democrats express displeasure to Israeli ambassador over Netanyahu's upcoming speech

    Israel's ambassador to the United States got an earful on Wednesday from seven House Democrats angered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's acceptance of a Republican invitation to address Congress next month. Ron Dermer met privately with Jewish...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Musketeers'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Austin City Limits The Black Keys perform...
  • Obama veto of Keystone pipeline would stick, top Democrat says

    If Republicans push through Congress a measure approving the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline, Democrats would have the votes to uphold a presidential veto, a top Senate Democrat said Sunday. Republican leaders say that when lawmakers return to...
  • White House says Obama would veto bill to approve Keystone pipeline

    White House says Obama would veto bill to approve Keystone pipeline
    President Obama would veto legislation aimed at forcing him to speed up approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, the White House said Tuesday, setting up a showdown with Congress just hours after Republicans took control. White House spokesman Josh Earnest...
  • What Schumer wants to embrace

    At a time when Ferguson, Missouri, has been under siege, the president unilaterally brought millions of illegal immigrants "out of the shadows," the so-called Islamic State beheaded another American, an architect of Obamacare admitted the law was...
  • GOP-controlled House votes to approve Keystone pipeline

    For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables. Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
  • U.S. Senate Passes Terrorism Insurance Bill

    WASHINGTON — The Senate Thursday approved legislation to renew a federal program that is credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after its collapse in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. The sweeping 93-4 vote sends...