John McCain

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A look at key moments in Dow history

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let’s not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned — from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to […]

05/07/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) and President of Syria Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

Obama hints at potential military action in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signaled Tuesday he would consider U.S. military action against Syria if “hard, effective evidence” is found to bolster intelligence that chemical weapons have been used in the 2-year-old civil war.

04/30/2013

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US says Syria used chemical weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence has concluded “with some degree of varying confidence” that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday.

04/25/2013

Text of White House letter on Syria to senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House released on Thursday the following letter on Syria that was sent to Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Carl Levin, D-Mich., by Miguel E. Rodriguez, assistant to the president and […]

04/25/2013

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Bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill, for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — A filibuster averted. A likely accord on immigration reform. A former Republican presidential candidate thanked — publicly! — by the Senate’s top Democrat. Lawmakers of both parties lunched together for the first time many could remember.

04/12/2013

Samuel Locklear III, US Admiral and Pacific Command commander. (AP Photo)

Admiral says US can intercept North Korean missile

(AP) — U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific said as the relationship between the West and the communist government hit its lowest point since the end of the Korean War.

04/09/2013

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Raucous debate on immigration to get under way

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill hope to finish their work this week, opening what’s sure to be a raucous public debate.

04/08/2013

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Senators caution immigration deal not final

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with one of the largest hurdles to an immigration overhaul overcome, optimistic lawmakers on Sunday cautioned they had not finished work on a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants.

03/31/2013

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Business, labor get deal on worker program

WASHINGTON (AP) – Labor and Senate officials say big business and labor have struck a deal on a new low-skilled worker program. The agreement removes the biggest hurdle to completing sweeping immigration legislation.

03/30/2013

Pivot president Evan Shapiro (Photo credit: ParticipantMedia.com)

Pivot, network for millennials, tries to change TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Pivot is the name of a TV channel aimed at 15-to-34-year-olds who want to change the world. In the process, they could help Pivot change the television business. Announced last December, the new venture was unveiled Wednesday.

03/27/2013

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