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HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Health law not first new program with launch woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, it’s hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, […]

12/24/2013

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NY to judge: Unseal documents on ’71 Attica riot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York’s attorney general has asked a state judge to release sealed documents about the 1971 riot and retaking of Attica state prison in an effort to reveal the full history […]

10/27/2013

The Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

High court will review EPA global warming rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The […]

10/15/2013

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, greets host David Letterman during taping for the Late Show with David Letterman, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey R. Staab, CBS Entertainment)

Documentary brings together 20 presidential chiefs

NEW YORK (AP) — The only man to hold both jobs says in a Discovery documentary that airs Wednesday that the White House chief of staff generally has more power than the vice president. “I […]

09/10/2013

Broadcaster Sir David Frost (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)

David Frost, known for Nixon interview, dies

LONDON (AP) — Veteran British journalist and broadcaster David Frost, who won fame around the world for his TV interviews with former President Richard Nixon, has died, his family told the BBC. He was 74. […]

09/01/2013

In this April 29, 1974 photo, President Richard M. Nixon points to the transcripts of the White House tapes after he announced during a nationally-televised speech that he would turn over the transcripts to House impeachment investigators in Washington. (AP Photo/File)

Last Nixon tapes to be released cover key period

The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon’s White House will be released Wednesday, marking a final chapter in a campaign for public access that continues as memories of […]

08/21/2013

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Hall of Fame football Coach Don Shula, right seated, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, where the president honored the Super Bowl VII football Champion Miami Dolphins. From left are, quarterback Bob Griese, the president and running back Larry Csonka and Shula. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama and ’72 Dolphins, a salute after 40 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some were gray-headed, others a bit stooped, at least one carried a cane. But despite age, there were still hints of the large frames that once had been covered in football pads […]

08/20/2013

Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, left, and Donald Graham, CEO and chairman of The Washington Post Co., address employees about the sale of The Washington Post to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/The Washington Post, Marvin Joseph)

A family dynasty gives up The Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newspaper forever known for Deep Throat and the unraveling of a presidency had a quieter distinction, too: a family’s ownership through thick and thin, seemingly as immutable as the Washington Monument. […]

08/05/2013

Former U.S. President Richard Nixon (AP Photo)

Taos Pueblo to honor Nixon’s 100th birthday

TAOS PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico American Indian tribe is scheduled to honor the late President Richard Nixon for what would have been his 100th birthday. The Taos Pueblo will pay tribute […]

07/11/2013

China President Xi Jinping (AP Photo)

Obama-Xi meeting in Calif. sets low-key tone

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — A sprawling California desert estate built by billionaire philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg is a place where political powerbrokers once discussed critical issues of the day and where royalty — […]

06/06/2013

Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn (l-r) in scene from movie "The Internship." (20th Century Fox / AP Photo)

Movies with corporate America in starring roles

(The Associated Press) – Over the years, corporate America has appeared in numerous movies. In some cases, characters work for real-life companies. In other cases, movies are based on real-life events — sometimes without the […]

06/04/2013

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Gotcha Guide: How Washington investigates itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of what Americans know about their government’s crimes, misdeeds and foul-ups comes from the government itself. Washington’s investigation machine never quits. Thousands of federal workers spend hundreds of millions of dollars […]

05/31/2013

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