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  • McAuliffe wins Publius award

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has became one of the first governors to win a Publius Award this week, his office said in a news release. The award, named after the Federalist Papers pseudonym used by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison, celebrates...
  • Retiring Reid wins praise from surprise caller _ Obama

    There was a surprise caller waiting to talk on live radio to Harry Reid, shortly after the Senate minority leader announced he would not run for re-election next year. The voice said, "This is Barack." And Reid, the Nevada Democrat who has seldom...
  • AP Exclusive: Special ops troops using flawed intel software

    Special operations troops heading to war zones are asking for commercial intelligence analysis software they say will help their missions. But their requests are languishing, and they are being ordered to use a flawed, in-house system preferred by the...
  • Trudy Rubin: 4 rules to judge any Iran deal

    If you're confused about whether a nuclear deal with Iran would be good for America or for Israel join the club. The club, that is, of folks who are debating the benefits of a deal versus the costs. For unyielding critics of any deal, especially in...
  • GOP still unable to govern

    Now that the Grand Old Party has control of the Senate and House, I really thought it would prove to voters that it was capable of governing. Here was a long-sought chance to present a legitimate alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act, one that...
  • German airline crash: 'You can hear he is trying to smash the door down'

    German airline crash: 'You can hear he is trying to smash the door down'
    The mystery surrounding this week's crash of a German airliner into the French Alps deepened Wednesday with a report suggesting the pilot may have been locked out of the cockpit before the crash. UPDATE: French prosecutor says Germanwings copilot...
  • Hero or traitor?

    In every war there are inevitably soldiers who are captured, kidnapped or otherwise taken prisoner by the enemy. Some become POWs due to circumstances beyond their control while others behave in ways that, for whatever reason, seem to deliberately...
  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. TURMOIL IN YEMEN ESCALATES As Saudi Arabia and its allies bomb Shiite rebels allied with Iran, Egyptian officials promise that a ground assault...
  • Florida may be first to achieve pay equality -- in two decades

    WASHINGTON — Florida is projected to become the first state in the nation to close the wage gap between men and women — but it will take more than two decades. The long-sought goal of equal pay for equal work won't be achieved until at least...
  • House passes compromise package to change how Medicare pays doctors

    The House of Representatives easily passed bipartisan legislation Thursday to update the way Medicare pays physicians and extend federal funding for a popular children's health insurance program, putting pressure on the Senate to act before Congress...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...