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4 hrs ago |

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

8 hrs ago | The Island Packet

FILE - This June 25, 2014, file photo shows a group of immigrants...

More than 57,000 youths, mostly from Central America, have crossed into the U.S. illegally since October.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to take control of the chamber.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, Barack Obama

9 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

This June 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama shaking hands with former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, his nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Observer

CBO: $25M of $3.7B border ask to be spent in 2014

30, a new study released Monday says. The Congressional Budget Office analysis assumes Obama's request for handling the border crisis won't be enacted until mid- to late-September.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Jeff Sessions

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, filed the lawsuit in January after the Office of Personnel Management decided months earlier that lawmakers and their staffs should continue to receive health care benefits covering about 75 percent of their premium costs after leaving the health insurance program for federal workers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Health Insurance, Health, Small Business, Personal Finance

Surgery lands GOP candidate Johnson in hospital

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson was resting after a successful procedure on Monday afternoon at Maple Grove Hospital.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gary Johnson, Hennepin County, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Perry, who has not said whether he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016, spent the weekend talking to voters in Iowa, where he questioned President Barack Obama's commitment to securing the border and said Texas would do so if the federal government did not.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, Lee Terry, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

KXLY-TV Spokane

TSA passenger security fee rises

Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Travel, Entertainment

Cybercast News Service

Committees, super PACs disclose June fundraising

The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June.


Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

WGAL-TV Lancaster

MH17: 8 unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Malaysia, Autos

Sun Jul 20, 2014

O-R Online

Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips

U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent, left, and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Keith Rothfus, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel

Pasadena Star-News

US sharpens criticism of Hamas, urges cease-fire

In this Thursday, April 24, 2014, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks in Washington.


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


Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.


Related Topix: US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, US Senate, Democrat


Kerry: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Vladimir Putin on Sunday over his response to the Malaysia Airlines jet shoot-down in eastern Ukraine, with Secretary of State John Kerry noting on CNN that it was a "moment of truth" for the Russian president.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, Peter King, US House of Representatives

KXLY-TV Spokane

Ukraine tensions prompt Cold War fears

Deadly violence, ongoing tensions and the deliberate downing of a passenger airplane.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Michael McCaul, US House of Representatives

Lexington Herald-Leader

National Guard support program caught in debate

Created in 2007, the Deployment Cycle Support Care Coordination Program has been widely praised for helping nearly 3,000 individuals with suicide prevention, mental health care, employment and housing.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Healthcare Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

News Observer

Huelskamp, GOP foe raise $109K each in Kansas 1st

Finance reports filed this week show Huelskamp and GOP challenger Alan LaPolice each raised about $109,000 in cash contributions during the quarter.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US News

WFAA-TV Dallas

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

ABC's "This Week" - Secretary of State John Kerry; Maen Areikat, ambassador and chief representative, PLO Delegation to the U.S.; Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the U.S. CNN's "State of the Union" - Kerry; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Robert Turner, Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Gaza ... (more)


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Michael McCaul, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

In Georgia, Senate hopefuls stick to conservatives

As they battle for Georgia's Republican nomination for the U.S Senate, Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue appeal almost exclusively to conservative voters.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Georgia Government, Thad Cochran