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2 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times
The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Tuesday congratulating the IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon on its success, according to a Penn State news release.
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7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
In 1959, John F. Kennedy adorned this Machiavellian wisdom in the intrigue of Eastern poetry, fallaciously emoting that the Chinese word for "crisis" is composed of the symbols for both "danger" and "opportunity."
11 hrs ago | NOLA.com
There is still no definitive word on whether House-passed legislation to limit most flood insurance premiums to increases of 18 percent a year will come up for a Senate vote this week.
15 hrs ago | Bloomberg
Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said an international aid package for Ukraine may be $15 billion or larger and, as a result, the International Monetary Fund needs to be the "first responder."
19 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
One of the more enduring skits from "Monty Python's Flying Circus" features a flummoxed John Cleese trying but failing to secure a serving of cheese from a cheese monger who has no stock.
Calandra's Cheese has been in business in the Lehigh Valley for 65 years. "We haven't changed a lot of what we do, our products are still made in ways most manufacturers would consider old fashioned," explained owner Charlie Calandra.
A Senate proposal for winding down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac slammed their shares over the last two days, but big investors in the government-owned mortgage agencies aren't running away yet.
Connecticut lawmakers greeted the "bike messengers'' of Team 26 in front of the U.S. Capitol with a pledge to keep fighting for expanded background checks and other proposals to control gun violence, no matter how long it takes.
Industry leaders gave a generally loving welcome to the agreement on GSE reform reached by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Ranking Member Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, today, with smaller lenders and one investor and taxpayer-minded politician making up a significant dissent faction.
March 11, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators Pat Toomey and Charles E. Schumer are working together to protect American dairy farmers and producers from an absurd European initiative that would change common names for cheeses Americans enjoy every day.
Starting at about 1:30 pm eastern time, however, the shares begin a precipitous drop.
To many Democrats, Debo Adegbile was a renowned voting-rights lawyer, the perfect pick to lead the Justice Department's Division of Civil Rights.
Two days after President Barack Obama unveiled a new budget including airline tax hikes - and a day after the airline industry complained of the proposed increases - Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, drafted legislation that would let airlines note how much of each ticket's price derives from taxes.
Presque Isle State Park officials and three members of Congress were pleading in February for funding to replenish the park's beaches.