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  • U.S. lawmakers visit Afghanistan to press case for troops to stay

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, is leading a delegation of Republican lawmakers on a trip to Afghanistan to underscore their call for U.S. forces to remain there and also to review the country's...
  • Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area. “Nobody should have...
  • CBO estimates slightly lower deficits as health subsidies fall

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. budget deficits over the next decade will be $286 billion less than previously estimated, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday, attributing much of the decline to lower estimates of subsidy costs under President...
  • Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]

    Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]
    This is getting old. Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, we come up short. The latest example is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the independent panel charged with...
  • Private money, public projects: More U.S. states doing deals

    (Reuters) - Visitors to New York who land at LaGuardia Airport could be forgiven for not realizing they've arrived in one of the world's swankiest cities. The airport's leaky ceilings, threadbare atmosphere and meager food and public transit options...
  • Obama deplores Kansas City violence, says U.S. ready to aid probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday deplored the shootings at Kansas City-area Jewish centers, saying at an Easter season prayer breakfast there was no place for anti-Semitism or other religious-based hatred. The federal government...
  • Vacations with an emphasis on beauty and serenity

    Vacations with an emphasis on beauty and serenity
    Garden visits provide a colorful connection to the natural world. Here are five places where you can wake up and smell the roses: 1. Butchart Gardens; Vancouver Island, Canada. Created in 1904, the 55 acres of display gardens are the centerpiece of a...
  • White House news group honors black reporter it once barred

    WASHINGTON Harry S. McAlpin made history in February 1944 when he became the first black reporter to cover a presidential news conference at the White House. Time magazine and The New York Times noted the milestone. And Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who'd...
  • Will your health care advance directive be there when it's needed?

    For years, the American Bar Association has preached the need for every adult to have a health care advance directive. That is the legal document, such as a living will or health care power of attorney, that enables you to make your health care...
  • Retirement assets are making a comeback

    Retirement assets at the end of 2013 were the highest on record, a strong indication that many savers have seen their investment accounts bounce back from the financial crisis of 2008 when the stock market fell so hard it lost nearly half its value....
  • Factbox: U.S. public-private partnerships in play

    (Reuters) - Across the United States, more state and local governments are tapping private dollars to build, repair and maintain public infrastructure. Here are some of the biggest and most-watched projects: *Pennsylvania is pushing to replace at least...