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Amid hope, Obamacare opens new sign-up season

Amid hope, Obamacare opens new sign-up season

The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience. But the fear is that entrenched political…

Fomer Navy SEAL: No apologies for breaking oath

Fomer Navy SEAL: No apologies for breaking oath

Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11…

Landrieu swamped by TV ads from opponent

Landrieu swamped by TV ads from opponent

Republican Senate contender Bill Cassidy and his conservative allies have overshadowed endangered Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu by roughly a 180-to-1 margin on television since their campaign went into overtime, according…

Government granting refugee status to some children

Government granting refugee status to some children

The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some people under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and…

Obama plans to keep 5 million illegals in America

Obama plans to keep 5 million illegals in America

The Obama administration is considering a plan that would shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation as part of a broad set of executive…

Civil rights pioneer: racism remains in America

Civil rights pioneer: racism remains in America

Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension. “You…

In L.A., data is a partner in fighting crime

In L.A., data is a partner in fighting crime

Los Angeles police are increasingly relying on technology that not only tells patrol officers where crime is most likely to occur but also identifies and keeps track of ex-cons and…

Vote Friday on Keystone Pipeline

Vote Friday on Keystone Pipeline

The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow. The bill marks the…

Should bushes have stopped White House intruder?

Should bushes have stopped White House intruder?

Secret Service officers chasing a Texas Army veteran across the White House lawn in September figured they had him cornered when he encountered the thick bushes on the property. To…

Another CEO under indictment

Another CEO under indictment

Don Blankenship joined a small club of executives when he was indicted on federal charges in the 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 people. The former Massey Energy…