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23 min ago | WLLR-FM Davenport

Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Clinton, 34, daughter of former president Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced she was pregnant on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

23 min ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma, US Politics, Barack Obama, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

4 hrs ago | KMIZ

Beau Biden plans to run for governor in Delaware

Beau Biden said Thursday he won't seek re-election this year as Delaware attorney general and plans instead to run for governor in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joe Biden

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Hotel Magnate, Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty

Sant Singh Chatwal was accused of working with an unidentified informant to use straw donors to make contributions to three unnamed political candidates.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Barack Obama

5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Eric Holder: Americans Stand With Kansas City Mourners

All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that all hate crimes are "an affront to the nation."

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Eric Holder, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican

9 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Police investigate another possible shooting in KC

Police are investigating a possible shooting that could be the latest in a series of shootings targeting drivers in the Kansas City metropolitan area over the past month.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

14 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay people for unfair treatment when they defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman? The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tulsa County, OK, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US Supreme Court

15 hrs ago | KHGI

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

South Korea ferry death toll increases to 9

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, US Military, US Navy

WBTV

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Corpus Christi, TX, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty

ABC News

Consumer Groups Win Appeal to Reveal Company Doe

We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer - only known now as "Company Doe" - in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death.

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Related Topix: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

ABC News

Appeals Court Upholds Snowden Email Firm Contempt

A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

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The Fresno Bee

US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban

This Feb. 20, 2013 file photo shows a protesters outside the Red River Valley Women's Clinic, the state's sole abortion provider, in Fargo, N.D. A federal judge overturned a North Dakota law Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're ... (more)

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Related Topix: Abortion, Fargo, ND, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors, US Supreme Court

National Public Radio

US Working On Non-Lethal Aid Package For Ukraine

The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Politics

Braintree and Witham Times

'Shame' of migrant deportations

Only a third of immigration arrests following tip-offs from the public resulted in deportations last year, official figures show.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration

Capitol Hill Blue

Obama, Biden to unveil $600 million in job grants

Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Allegheny County, PA, Liberal Political News

SanLuisObispo.com

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

This March 29, 2010 file photo shows Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio in Cincinnati. Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime? That debate makes its way to the Supreme Court next week as the justices consider a challenge to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

National Public Radio

Sen. Ted Cruz: Too Early To Worry About 2016

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, South Carolina, The Citadel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Public Radio

Rail Companies To Report Fertilizer Delivery Plans

A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Republican, US Politics, John Thune

KMIZ

Video shows large al Qaeda meeting

A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, Republican, Mike Rogers

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