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  • GOP 2016 hopefuls talk social issues in Iowa
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 8:56 pm
    Republican presidential hopefuls emphasized their staunch opposition to gay marriage and abortion rights Saturday before a crowd of social conservatives who hold significant sway in the state's leadoff presidential caucuses.
  • The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Iowans see a bumper crop
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 7:48 pm
    and a recent fundraiser hosted by two gay businessmen was no exception.
  • Absent Clinton, South Carolina Democrats welcome liberals
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 5:16 pm
    Call it the Clinton conundrum.
  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 5:07 pm
    History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States.
  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 5:01 pm
    History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States.
  • Sens. Warren, Brown counter Obama on trade
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 2:08 pm
    Two of the Democratic Party's most vocal opponents of strengthening President Barack Obama's hand in trade deals are taking issue with his recent criticism and are calling on him to make public the draft text of a still incomplete deal with 11 other Pacific rim nations.
  • US sending disaster response team, $1 million aid to Nepal
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 1:32 pm
    The United States is sending a disaster response team and $1 million in aid to Nepal following a devastating earthquake felt in neighboring countries.
  • US sending disaster response team, $1 million aid to Nepal
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 1:25 pm
    The United States is sending a disaster response team and $1 million in aid to Nepal following a devastating earthquake.
  • US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 10:40 am
    With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans' calls and emails.
  • Japan's views of WWII history rankles some US veterans
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 9:20 am
    Lester Tenney endured three years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but he has made peace with his former enemy. Yet as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to address Congress on Wednesday, in the 70th anniversary year of the war's end, something rankles Tenney about Japan's attitude toward its past.
  • As contributions fall, House GOP rebels blame party leaders
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 5:29 am
    As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests.
  • Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 5:24 am
    Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two lawyers making their first appearance before the justices.
  • Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 12:20 am
    Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat -- even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.
  • Deaths raise questions about ways to aid abducted Americans
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 12:16 am
    The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism -- and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.
  • Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 12:08 am
    Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat -- even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.