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  • In Miami, Obama vows to veto any bill blocking his executive immigration action

    MIAMI Likening immigration reform to the great civil rights movements in U.S. history, President Barack Obama vowed during a brief visit to Miami on Wednesday to veto any legislation undoing his executive order protecting from deportation up to 5...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2015. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from exile on the Island of Elba and headed back to France in a bid to regain power....
  • House votes to expand college accounts Obama wanted to scrap

    The House voted Wednesday to expand the benefits of popular college savings plans that President Barack Obama failed to scale back. The bill would let students use money from college savings accounts to buy computers and other technology, something...
  • FACT CHECK: Talking heads skew 'net neutrality' debate

    Is President Barack Obama taking over the Internet? Not by a long stretch, but that's not stopping political banter in the "net neutrality" debate. The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on whether to put Internet service in the same...
  • Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation

    Amid appeals for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama in just three days has provoked Republicans on issues as disparate as immigration, Wall Street and the Keystone XL pipeline — a combative mix of defense and offense that underscores Washington'...
  • Deadline near, deal sets up Homeland Security vote in Senate

    Three days before a partial Homeland Security shutdown, lawmakers cleared the way Wednesday for Senate passage of legislation to fund the agency without immigration-related provisions opposed by President Barack Obama. Approval in the Senate would send...
  • Asian stocks higher on earnings, China factory

    Asian stocks were mostly higher Thursday on upbeat corporate earnings and rising Chinese factory output after the chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will be patient about increasing interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.6...
  • Confident Obama predicts success in immigration appeal

    President Barack Obama urged immigrants thrown into limbo by legal wrangling to keep planning for eventual relief, professing confidence Wednesday that his deportation directives won't be thrown out in court. "This is just one federal judge," Obama...
  • US-Israel quarrel intensifies over Netanyahu speech

    Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu's GOP-engineered congressional speech next week, with the Israeli prime minister accusing world powers of rolling over to allow Tehran to develop...
  • Override the Keystone veto

    Override the Keystone veto
    President Barack Obama once again defied the American people by his veto of the Keystone XL pipeline. Over 65 percent of Americans wanted the pipeline to be approved. There is no good excuse or reason for the Obama administration to carry on their...
  • Senate GOP concedes on Homeland Security bill; when will the House?

    Senate GOP concedes on Homeland Security bill; when will the House?
    If you don't have the votes to get a bill passed, do you: a) Wait for people to change their minds; b) Rewrite the bill and try again; or c) Break something on the theory that it will persuade your opponents to cave? This is the question...