John McCain

Huma Abedin, alongside her husband, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, speaks during a news conference. When Abedin’s name and face first started appearing in the media six years ago, lots of people couldn’t help but wonder what this beautiful, ambitious woman with high-fashion sense and a world-class rolodex saw in Anthony Weiner. That’s a question New Yorkers are asking themselves again. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Puzzlement over Weiner’s loyal wife

NEW YORK (AP) — When Huma Abedin first started getting media attention years ago, some people couldn’t help but wonder what this beautiful, ambitious woman with high-fashion sense and a world-class Rolodex saw in Anthony […]

07/25/2013

Protestors hold hands as they form a circle in the rotunda outside Florida Gov. Rick Scott's office. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

Despite outcry, stand-ground law repeals unlikely

MIAMI (AP) — Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor’s office, the jury’s verdict that George Zimmerman […]

07/21/2013

People lie on the sidewalk simulating a crime scene to symbolize the death of over 2,200 migrants in the desert over the last 20 years during a protest outside the office of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., in Tucson, Arizona, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Valeria Fernandez)

Immigration backers plan push for reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Backers of comprehensive immigration legislation are gearing up for a campaign to push the House to act, even as some begin openly voicing fears they’re already losing the fight. Congress’ monthlong August […]

07/19/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama: Immigration debate will slip into the fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday conceded that an immigration overhaul cannot be achieved by his August deadline. With House Republicans searching for a way forward on the issue, the president said he […]

07/16/2013

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Obama welcomes Senate deal on nominations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has welcomed a Senate agreement that dislodges long-stalled administration nominees. Obama says his choices for administration posts have, in his words, “waited far too long for a vote.” Obama […]

07/16/2013

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Firefighter camaraderie draws thousands to Arizona

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters William Benitez and Lou Larosa were fresh out of the New York City Fire Department when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, killing […]

07/10/2013

John McCain

Sen. McCain exhorts Obama to address controversies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama is “mired” in a series of scandals and must find a way to surmount them. McCain tells CBS’s “This Morning” he believes “the president’s credibility […]

06/03/2013

US Senator of Arizona John McCain (c), visits troops at a Patriot missile site in Turkey. (John McCain handout via Twitter/AP Photo)

McCain makes surprise trip to visit Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of Syria’s opposition forces got a chance to make their case for increased U.S. support directly with Sen. John McCain when he slipped into that country for a surprise visit. “We […]

05/28/2013

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Senate investigation reports Apple uses firms outside US to avoid taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple Inc. employs a group of affiliate companies located outside the United States to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. income taxes, a Senate investigation has found. The world’s most valuable […]

05/22/2013

Tim Cook, Apple chief operating officer

Apple’s Cook faces Senate questions on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple’s CEO is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company avoids billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates. Tim Cook testified at a hearing Tuesday […]

05/21/2013

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