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2 hrs ago | KFVS12

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday on proposals to keep federal highway funds flowing across the nation - billions of dollars to avert layoffs for construction workers and shutdowns.


Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Wedding, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

CO Supreme Court orders Boulder County to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples .


Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Colorado, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian

6 hrs ago | 94.5 The Fox

Body of Boy Found in Air Force Jet's Wheel Well

No stowaway miracles this time: The body of an adolescent black male was found hidden in the wheel well of a C-130 US Air Force jet that landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, reports Stars and Stripes .


Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at heartstrings.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Family, Kids, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

The bill represents the latest step in fulfilling a January promise by President Barack Obama to end the NSA's collection of domestic calling records.


Related Topix: US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Patriot Act, Business News

7 hrs ago | The Island Packet

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Life, Veteran Affairs

11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

House Republicans set Thursday vote on $659 million bill for border crisis

House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

13 hrs ago | WMMV-AM Melbourne

Congress Agrees To Reform The VA

A deal is being struck to reform the embattled Veterans Affairs Department. Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders called it a compromise effort aimed at reducing unacceptably long wait times for vets at VA health clinics.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

16 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full support

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Supreme Court

17 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Congress steadfast over suppot for Israel

While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestine, IL, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz

21 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were involved in the 1995 attack.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison, Explosion, US Secret Service

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Whale watching boat snagged by lobster trap rope

Whale watchers are taking the long way back to Boston after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military

Hispanic Business

Ted Cruz Relents on Nominee Holds

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees over the Federal Aviation Administration's 36-hour ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.


Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Federal Aviation Administration


FAA Proposes $12 Million Fine To Southwest Airlines For Safety Issues

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.


Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Brandon Sun

Strip club endorses Democratic pastor from Arizona in a close race for Congress

An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev.


Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ

Myrtle Beach Online

Ronstadt, Katzenberg among those honored by Obama

President Barack Obama was awarding the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 22 recipients in an East Room ceremony also being attended with first lady Michelle Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Myrtle Beach, SC

Daily Mail

Shocking moment woman police officer rescues six-month-old baby...

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, New York

KNUS-AM Aurora

Memorial at sea for Ind. pilots after deadly crash

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Air Accidents, US Coast Guard, US Military

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama