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Boehner says he’s ‘in to stay’ as Speaker

Boehner says he’s ‘in to stay’ as Speaker

Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s “all in” to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will…

Obama says theat from militants in Iraq could grow

Obama says theat from militants in Iraq could grow

Al-Qaida-inspired militants who have violently seized territory in Iraq could grow in power and destabilize other countries in the region, President Barack Obama said. The Iraqi public will ultimately reject…

Medal of Honor for Marine who took grenade hit

Medal of Honor for Marine who took grenade hit

President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to a veteran who took the blow from a grenade to protect a fellow Marine in Afghanistan, sustaining major wounds, including…

American warships move into Persian Gulf

American warships move into Persian Gulf

A U.S. aircraft carrier was ordered to move into the Persian Gulf on Saturday as the United State laid out specific ways for Iraq to show it is forging the…

Eric Cantor stepping down as House majority leader on July 31

Eric Cantor stepping down as House majority leader on July 31

Virginia Republican Rep. Eric Cantor says he will step down as House majority leader on July 31. He plans to stay in Congress but not seek re-election. Cantor announced his…

Tattoos can sometimes identify wearer’s crimes

Tattoos can sometimes identify wearer’s crimes

Criminal justice experts say there are many tattoos that could signify the wearers committed murders and other crimes. Here are some examples: — TEARDROPS: Have several possible meanings, including the…

Under fire, Shinseki faces homeless veterans

Under fire, Shinseki faces homeless veterans

The embattled Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki (shin-SEHK’-ee) is to address a homeless veterans group on Friday. Shinseki faces calls to resign from both Republicans and Democrats in Congress…

A new $5 billion anti-terrorism fund

A new $5 billion anti-terrorism fund

Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday the United States is setting up a $5 billion “terrorism partnership fund” to help other countries push back against radical extremists. Appearing on…

Kerry to Snowden: ‘Man up and come home’

Kerry to Snowden: ‘Man up and come home’

Secretary of State John Kerry says National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden “should man up and come back to the United States.” Kerry was asked about Snowden in a nationally…

Secret Service detailed to protect boss’s assistant

Secret Service detailed to protect boss’s assistant

Members of a Secret Service special unit responsible for patrolling near the White House were pulled off that assignment over at least two months in 2011 to protect the assistant…

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