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1 hr ago | Evening Sun

Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

Hundreds of people are expected to attend public hearings this week in a handful of cities across the U.S. to tell federal regulators what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Global Warming, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Obama gets emotional over Malia going to college

President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Michelle Obama

10 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Tom Carper, Republican, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer

12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

National Medal of Arts awarded to Houston favorite

President Barack Obama presented Turrell with one of the 12 arts awards bestowed in a ceremony Monday in the East Room of the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Canada.com

John Kerry and White House fire back at scathing criticism of failed U.S. ceasefire plan

The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a ceasefire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaign" against the top American diplomat.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Palestinian Territories,

Washington Examiner

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News

Brandon Sun

Ronstadt and Katzenberg among those honoured by Obama for contributions to arts and humanities

Singer Linda Ronstadt, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and public radio host Diane Rehm are among those being honoured at the White House Monday for their contributions to arts and humanities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama

Radio City

US Images Show Rockets 'Fired From Russia'

The images, which come from the US Director of National Intelligence and have not been independently verified, also purport to show that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Daily Mail

The 'space sex geckos' are OKAY! Russia regains control of...

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)

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, New York

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WRAL.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

The Age

US President Barack Obama sleepwalks into history

US President Barack Obama has come under fire for his absence during recent world events, including the MH17 attack and Gaza invasion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, George Bush, W., Israel, World News, Middle East

Cybercast News Service

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House said Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News

Merced Sun-Star

Democrats, GOP seek edge in legislative primaries

The GOP seized control of the House in 2010 and holds a 59-50 edge, with independent Rep. John Olumba of Detroit also leaning Democratic.

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Related Topix: US News, Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics

Yahoo!

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News

KION 46

Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton

Daily Kos

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A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Obama plays golf with ESPN hosts

The White House says ESPN's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon joined Obama on the president's first visit to Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

NBC12

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Villa Park, IL, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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