Rob Portman

Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting Americans’ increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Gay rights advocates hailed the bipartisan, 64-32 vote […]

11/07/2013

In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio is pursued by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington after a two-hour meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama and Senate leaders. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Outlaw shutdowns? That might make Congress worse

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is a way to prevent government shutdowns. A change in U.S. law would keep federal workers on the job and ensure that treasured sites like the Statue of Liberty and Yosemite […]

10/28/2013

Ron Hosko, assistant director of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division, speaks during a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

FBI raids rescue 105 kids forced into prostitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 American cities, the FBI said Monday. The victims, almost […]

07/29/2013

Private memorial service for Armstrong

CINCINNATI (AP) – A private service is planned in Cincinnati on Friday for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, and President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. flags to be flown […]

08/27/2012

Private Neil Armstrong service planned for Friday

CINCINNATI (AP) – A private service is planned in Cincinnati on Friday for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon. He died Saturday in Cincinnati at age 82. No other information was released […]

08/27/2012

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