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  1. AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    France's prime minister demanded tougher anti-terrorism measures Tuesday after deadly attacks that some call this country's Sept. 11 - and that may already be leading to a crackdown on liberties in exchange for greater security.


  2. Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    President Barack Obama, huddling with House and Senate leaders for the first time this year, urged lawmakers Tuesday to stake out areas of compromise, including on trade, tax reform and cybersecurity. "I'm hopeful that with a spirit of cooperation and putting America first, we can be in a position where at the end of this year, we can look back and say we're that much better off than we were when we started the year," Obama said.


  3. Secret Service chief on Capitol Hill hot seat over security breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took "full responsibility" for what she called an "unacceptable" intrusion at the White House last week but failed to mollify a bipartisan group of lawmakers who worried that repeat slipups by the elite agency could leave President Obama and his family vulnerable to attack. Pierson, who came in for blistering, bipartisan criticism for the agency's shortfalls and evasions, said at the outset of the three-and-a-half-hour hearing that it was "clear that our security plan was not executed properly" on Sept.


  4. Obama takes in dinner at home of nutrition adviserRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    President Barack Obama has spent Monday night at a nearly 5-hour dinner at the home of Sam Kass, a senior policy adviser for nutrition policy at the White House.


  5. Romo, DC's most famous dog, is moving onRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Passers-by point at the window on the cream-colored row house. Several take out their phones and snap pictures; others yell. 1 comment

  6. Charges in Jim Brady's homicide could prove toughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    This March 30, 2011, file photo shows former White House press secretary James Brady, left, who was left paralyzed in the Reagan assassination attempt, looking at his wife Sarah Brady, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington marking the 30th anniversary of the shooting.


  7. Bowser to hold hearings on soccer stadium dealRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed spending $150 million to acquire land and enhance infrastructure for the stadium, which would be located on Buzzard Point in southwest Washington.


  8. Obama signs order barring LGBT bias for federal contractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Surrounded by LGBT supporters, including Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, third from right, President Barack Obama signs executive orders to protect LGBT employees from federal workplace discrimination in the East Room of the White House Monday, July 21, 2014, in Washington.


  9. AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right.


  10. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    On July 7, 1865, four people were hanged in Washington, D.C., for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln.


  11. Hagel to Howard: Howa d you like to protect the whole country?Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Hagel phoned Howard to deliver some mighty big praise for his record-breaking performance Wednesday in the American team's 2-1 loss to the Belgian squad.


  12. Benghazi case unfolds against political backdropRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The criminal proceedings could provide new insights into the 2012 attacks that killed four Americans and will serve as the latest test of the U.S. legal system's ability to handle terrorism suspects captured overseas.


  13. On-demand groceries: Fill your fridge in 1 hourRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    He rips a plastic produce bag off the stand and meticulously sifts through the green peas, checking for any flaws, filling the bag and weighing it until it reaches precisely half a pound.


  14. Thousands in US turn out to watch World Cup matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    United States' Matt Besler chases Germany's Mesut Ozil along the sidelines during the group G World Cup soccer match between the United States and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014.


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