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  • Obamas dine out, attend Broadway show in New York

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle dined out in New York on Friday and attended a Broadway show, "A Raisin in the Sun," starring actor Denzel Washington. The Obamas were joined at the show by adviser and friend...
  • U.S. won't issue visa for Iran's pick for U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON — The White House will block Iran's choice of United Nations ambassador from entering the United States, officials said Friday, stoking new tension between Tehran and Washington as they approach a critical moment in negotiations over...
  • Hawaii governor questions deathbed drama in heated Senate race

    HONOLULUĀ  — For political and emotional drama, it’s hard to top this: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, the most beloved and respected figure in Hawaii state history, makes a death-bed request to name his successor in Washington. But the governor,...
  • SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows
    SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to putĀ its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows. By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of...
  • Obama names Sylvia Burwell to take over healthcare law implementation

    WASHINGTON — President Obama named White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, saying there was "no manager as experienced and competent" to run the next phase of his...
  • Florida road work at risk as federal gas-tax money runs dry

    WASHINGTON — After years of running on empty, the federal gas-tax fund that helps pay for road work could go dry this fall, putting hundreds of Florida transportation projects and thousands of construction jobs in jeopardy. Although the problem...
  • With Sebelius gone, what's next for Obamacare?

    WASHINGTON The resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius comes at an opportune time for the Obama administration. With sign-ups for private marketplace coverage now at 7.5 million and the special enrollment period nearing an...
  • SeaWorld loses appeal in killer-whale case

    SeaWorld loses appeal in killer-whale case
    SeaWorld's attempt to allow trainers back in the water with killer whales suffered a setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled against the marine-park company. By a 2-1 vote, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., upheld a citation...
  • Obamas' federal tax rate rose as their income fell in 2013

    WASHINGTON-- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watched their income fall and their federal tax rate go up in 2013, according to IRS returns released Friday by the White House. In a joint filing, the couple reported an adjusted gross income...
  • READER SUBMITTED: EPA Honors Eastern's Institute For Sustainable Energy

    The Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) at Eastern Connecticut State University has been selected to receive a prestigious national award honoring its accomplishments in energy efficiency and sustainability. The 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year...
  • Obama administration adds Crimean leaders, gas company to blacklist

    Obama administration adds Crimean leaders, gas company to blacklist
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Friday sanctioned six Crimean leaders, a former lawmaker from Ukraine and a natural gas company as it tried to ramp up pressure on Russia to de-escalate tensions over control of Ukraine. The Treasury...