WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is stepping up its attempts to court China's support for isolating Russia over its military inter... Full Story
DC mayor says claims in court are 'absolute lies'
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is denying accusations by federal prosecutors that he was aware of an off-the-books "shadow campaign" during his 2010 bid for mayor.
DC mayor denies he knew of illegal shadow campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray denies he knew of an off-the-books "shadow campaign" to support his 2010 bid and personally requested the funds from an influential district businessman, he said Monday.
Health law cited as US uninsured rate drops
WASHINGTON (AP) — The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office, but sign-ups under his health care law lag among Hispanics — a big pool of potential beneficiaries.
Senate Democrats plan all-night session on climate
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a lot of hot air about a lot of hot air.
Senate Democrats aim ire at rich, obscure brothers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Senate candidates, facing withering criticism on the national health care law, are gambling they can turn voters against two billionaire brothers funding the attacks — even if few Americans would recognize the pair on the street.
Holder: Heroin an urgent 'public health crisis'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent and growing public health crisis" and said first responders should carry with them a drug that can reverse the effects of an overdose.
Obama economists: Rosier picture if budget passed
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A divided Congress in an election year is no likely to heed that call.
Senate OKs bill to combat military sexual assault
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
Black Twitter flexing muscles on and offline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Dunn's conviction of attempted murder — but not actual murder — in the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis prompted the creation of hashtag #dangerousblackkids on Twitter. Users posted photos of black babies and toddlers, spoofing the fear that Dunn testified he elt before opening fire on a car full of teens at a convenience store.
US network to scan workers with secret clearances
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. intelligence officials plan to use a sweeping electronic system to continually monitor workers with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
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