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  • Avian flu confirmed in commercial turkey flock in California
    Associated Press | January 24, 2015 1:06 pm
    Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.
  • Walker tells Iowa crowd of 'go big and go bold' attitude
    Associated Press | January 24, 2015 11:32 am
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is holding up his "go big and go bold" attitude as something Republicans need to emulate in Washington.
  • At Iowa conservatives' event, Carson hits immigration theme
    Associated Press | January 24, 2015 10:17 am
    Dr. Ben Carson is appealing to Iowa conservatives with messages about securing the country's borders and cracking down on employers who hire immigrants illegally.
  • 5 things to know: Why crisis in Yemen matters to Americans
    Associated Press | January 24, 2015 12:24 am
    Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West. The country's parliament will meet Sunday, but the government's future is unclear.
  • DC says it worked with subway on radio changes for 2 years
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 11:36 pm
    The District of Columbia is pushing back against a claim that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident on the Metro subway system because of changes fire officials allegedly made to the radio system without notifying transit officials.
  • DC says it worked with subway on radio changes for 2 years
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 9:52 pm
    The District of Columbia is pushing back against a claim that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident on the Metro subway system because of changes fire officials allegedly made to the radio system without notifying transit officials.
  • 5 things to know about political crisis in Yemen
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 8:05 pm
    Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West. The country's parliament will meet Sunday, but the government's future is unclear.
  • Mosul strikes are start of new effort against Islamic State
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 7:49 pm
    An uptick in airstrikes in northern Iraq this past week marks the beginning of a broader effort to disrupt Islamic State supply lines ahead of an expected operation later this year to take back the city from militants, U.S. military officials said Friday.
  • Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush signals focus on middle class
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 7:45 pm
    In his first public event since taking steps toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush on Friday called on political leaders to overhaul the country's immigration and education systems, increase job training programs and ease energy regulations to spur economic growth.
  • Justices will review use of midazolam as execution drug
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 3:54 pm
    The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma.
  • Report gives mostly high marks for attorney general nominee
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 3:20 pm
    Justice Department evaluators gave mostly high ratings to the management skills of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, in a report made public five days before she faces a Senate confirmation hearing.
  • Voter ID debate in New Mexico takes high-tech turn
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 2:25 pm
    The push to require New Mexico voters to present some form of identification at the polls has long divided Democrats and Republicans, but one state senator is taking the debate in another direction.
  • Obama says he wants to partner with mayors to make progress
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 2:25 pm
    President Barack Obama says cities are engines of America's economic growth, and he plans to partner with them to make progress during his last two years in office.
  • Supreme Court to consider lawsuit against Austrian railway
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 1:28 pm
    The Supreme Court will consider whether a California woman whose legs were crushed while boarding a train in Austria can sue the Austrian national railway in a U.S. court.
  • Obama heading to India, hoping to improve ties
    Associated Press | January 23, 2015 11:56 am
    President Barack Obama arrives in India this weekend anxious to take another step in moving the world's two largest democracies beyond the deep tensions that have beset their relationship in recent years.
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