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Obama wants to help American Indian youth

Obama wants to help American Indian youth

President Barack Obama announced an initiative Wednesday aimed at improving conditions and opportunities for American Indian youth, more than a third of whom live in poverty. Obama’s Generation Indigenous initiative…

Classrooms reflect on Ferguson decision

Classrooms reflect on Ferguson decision

When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a grand jury’s decision not to indict the white police…

Michael Brown’s father under investigation for comments

Michael Brown’s father under investigation for comments

Police are investigating Michael Brown’s stepfather for angry comments on the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot his stepson,…

Obama: No ‘militarized culture’ by Amerian police

Obama: No ‘militarized culture’ by Amerian police

President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn’t building a “militarized culture” within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment…

Homeland Secretary under fire from GOP lawmakers

Homeland Secretary under fire from GOP lawmakers

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is defending President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration even as GOP lawmakers work to find the best way to stop them. Johnson was to…

Obama pares down list for new defense secretary

Obama pares down list for new defense secretary

President Barack Obama is weighing a slimmed-down list of candidates to become his next defense secretary, as top contenders pull their names from consideration for what is typically a highly…

FBI says ‘destructive’ malware targets business web sites

FBI says ‘destructive’ malware targets business web sites

The Federal Bureau of Investigation warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch a destructive cyberattack in the United States, following a devastating breach last week at…

Black Friday a bust for many retailers

Black Friday a bust for many retailers

Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store U.S. sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a…

Mary Landrieu’s big problem: President Obama

Mary Landrieu’s big problem: President Obama

President Barack Obama may not be on Louisiana’s Senate runoff ballot, but it’s clear his widespread unpopularity in the state stands as Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu’s biggest hurdle to a…

UPS treatment of pregnant drivers before Supremes

UPS treatment of pregnant drivers before Supremes

Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Young…