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From left, Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Den. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., House Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, are intercepted by reporters after negations on the Farm Bill wrapped up on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec.
With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs.
Pods of 35 pilot whales slowly swam Thursday into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings of whales on Everglades National Park beaches may soon end on a positive note.
The fatal passenger-train crash in New York revived interest in automatic braking systems, but railroads expect to miss a congressional deadline for installing the costly and complex equipment along 60,000 miles of track nationwide.
Libya's prime minister said on Wednesday that his government is spending billions of dollars to offset the loss of revenue caused by militias who have shut down oil terminals in the country's restive east, one of many challenges to state authority in the North African country after its 2011 uprising and civil war.
The British newspaper The Guardian deserves the highest of accolades for the powerful journalism it has published based on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is toasting stronger economic ties with a former Soviet republic known for its wines.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is pledging to serve out her full six-year term and not run for president in 2016.
Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is highlighting his belief in God and the Bible's teachings in a new ad for his re-election campaign.
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The Republican senator, elected in 2004, told the Associated Press that he'll send out an e-mail Wednesday to let supporters know of his interest in the 2015 race.
A 17-year-old Arizona girl and her two younger sisters hugged, touched each other's faces and talked about how they had all changed when they finally were reunited after their mother and stepfather kept them... A 17-year-old Arizona girl hugged her two younger sisters, touched their faces and talked about how they had all changed when they finally ... (more)
Missouri's two U.S. senators say their home state is the right place for Boeing Co.
The way we speak, both the phrases we use and the accents that inflect those phrases, come from our upbringings.
House lawmakers on Tuesday are expected to approve a 10-year extension of a federal law requiring that all guns be detectable by metal screening machines.