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  • US Sen. Leahy sees 'positive change,' work to do in Cuba

    A leading U.S. Democratic senator said Saturday that Cuba is making progress on reform, but much remains to be done, including opening a U.S. embassy in the country. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont was leading a bipartisan delegation to the island to...
  • Nevada activists celebrate court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Thomas Topovski first heard that the U.S. Supreme Court declared a constitutional right to same-sex marriage on a talk radio show during his morning commute. The 57-year-old Las Vegas contractor, who became one of the first Nevada couples to get a...
  • The Latest: Senators question safety of replacement air bags

    12:55 Replacement air bags from Takata Corp. are safe — as long as they don't have a "batwing," an executive from the company told a Senate hearing. Senators asked Takata Executive Vice President Kevin Kennedy whether consumers can be certain that...
  • FBI: Surveillance flights by the book, rarely track phones

    The FBI assured Congress in an unusual, confidential briefing that its plane surveillance program is a by-the-books operation short on high-definition cameras — with some planes equipped with binoculars — and said only five times in five years...
  • Lawmakers want crash technology assessed in new car ratings

    WASHINGTON Legislation being proposed in the U.S. House and Senate Wednesday would require federal auto regulators to include information about collision-avoidance systems in their new car safety ratings. The legislation is being proposed by U.S. Sens....
  • GOP must reckon with Reid in Nevada, even on his way out

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is at it again. Known for meddling in politics at all levels in his home state of Nevada, the Democrat intervened earlier this week to help kill a GOP-backed bill in the Legislature that would have allowed Nevada to...
  • Help For Underwater Homeowners In 2015

    Although most real estate markets have rebounded from their recession lows, this harsh fact remains: About 7 million homeowners continue to be stuck in the tar pit of serious negative equity, with mortgage debt at least 25 percent higher than the value of...
  • VA chief: 'Tens of thousands' more medical staff needed

    The Department of Veterans Affairs needs "tens of thousands" more personnel working in VA hospitals and clinics to meet patient demand, the new VA secretary, Robert "Bob" McDonald, told lawmakers Tuesday at a hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs...
  • Sports leagues tackling domestic violence, officials tell Senate panel

    Sports leagues tackling domestic violence, officials tell Senate panel
    A tearful NFL official pledged to lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday that the league was taking seriously the recent domestic violence cases that have tarnished its image and led to questions about whether it has created a culture that tolerates such...
  • Campus Sex Assault Reform Legislation Offered by Blumenthal, Others

    A bipartisan group of eight senators introduced legislation Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's Democratic proponents, likened to a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. "The broad principles of...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault
    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...