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  1. Pelosi gives commencement for San Jose State gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Sporting decorative and expressive mortarboards, San Jose State University graduates wore their hearts and hopes on their heads Saturday at exuberant commencement ceremonies at Spartan Stadium. Headgear included a giant yellow Lego block, a beachcomber hat, and many names in glitter as San Jose State awarded degrees to hundreds to graduating seniors and master's degree candidates. 2 comments

  2. Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Jerry Hendrix, a retired Navy captain with 26 years of service, recently published a 2,700-word article in the National Review on aircraft carriers. He looked at cost, capabilities and likely places for future battles.


  3. Here's Everything You Need To Know About Obama's Trade Deal In One Short SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    Sen. Jeff Merkley took to the Senate floor Friday evening to make a point-by-point analysis of why a trade deal being negotiated by President Barack Obama would harm the United States. Merkley's comments came as the Senate voted to give Obama "fast track" authority that will allow him to negotiate a deal that Congress can then approve with an up or down vote, but cannot alter.


  4. A new section of the Riverwalk draws a crowd SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    With Jimmy Buffett on the speakers singing about it being 5 o'clock somewhere, two Peoria men sipped beers at a new tiki bar Saturday afternoon on Chicago's newly expanded Riverwalk. The tropically themed bar - built just three weeks ago out of a shipping container - began to fill up as locals and tourists noticed they could now get beer and drinks at a place that never existed.


  5. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    President ObamaA s weekly remarks: Hi, everybody. This weekend is Memorial Day-a time to pay tribute to all our men and women in uniform who've ever given their lives so that we can live in freedom and security.


  6. Rep. Scott Perry's medical marijuana bill gets Senate companionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    Federal legislation that would allow seizure patients to take a marijuana derivative has a companion bill in the Senate, but the chances of either bill passing are not greater than 2 percent, according to , a non-partisan government transparency website. But staff members for Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, who proposed the House bill in March, say it is impossible to fairly or accurately judge the chances of a bill's passage based on a random methodology from GovTrack or any website.


  7. Critics bash Jindal on - religious freedom order'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times

    Critics bash Jindal on 'religious freedom order' Gov. Bobby Jindal's "religious freedom'' order has drawn criticism. Check out this story on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks at the Freedom Summit, Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Greenville, S.C. Republicans making their pitch to be the party's 2016 presidential nominee aimed to out-do each other Saturday in arguing that President Barack Obama is a failed leader.


  8. Republicans pick favorite presidential hopeful in straw pollRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS News

    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson speaks during the Energizing America Gala at the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference May 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After three days of speeches at the conservative cattle call that is the Southern Republican Leadership Conference , one presidential candidate stood out in an already crowded Republican field of hopefuls: neurologist-turned-politician Dr. Ben Carson.


  9. Sunday morning shows to focus on 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Chris Wallace interviews U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on 'FOX News Sunday' at the FOX News D.C. Bureau on July 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Past, present and potential future presidential candidates will fill political talk shows Sunday after a week of intense focus on what Hillary Clinton's most recent controversy could mean for the GOP field.


  10. DOJ to review Cleveland police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    Marcia Fudge speaks during the Leading Women Defined: Women On Washington at Ritz Carlton Hotel on March 1, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Department of Justice announced Saturday that it will review the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple by a white police officer in Cleveland. The announcement comes hours after a Cuyahoga County judge ruled that police officer Michael Brelo was justified in the Nov. 29, 2012 shooting, which ended with Brelo getting on top of a car's hood and firing 15 shots through the windshield, killing the couple.


  11. Gov. Haley's upcoming appearance at prayer rally questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Gov. Nikki Haley has come under criticism for her plan to headline a massive Christian-themed prayer rally next month. The Post and Courier reports Haley, a converted Methodist, will be the keynote speaker at an event called The Response.


  12. Senate's trade vote was a victory for truthRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    THE SENATE has approved trade-promotion authority for President Obama that, if the House follows suit, will enable the administration ultimately to bring a completed free-trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership , to both houses for an up-or-down vote. This action is a great victory for the president, who aggressively lobbied wavering members of his party, and for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who piloted the measure past every last-minute obstacle its opponents threw up.


  13. Rand Paul Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

    Other Facts: Performs pro bono eye operations multiple times a year. He practiced as an ophthalmologist for 17 years prior to entering Congress.


  14. Bobby Jindal Fast FactsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

    Jindal restructures Louisiana's Medicaid program from bankruptcy to surplus. 1998 - Appointed executive director of the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare created by Congress in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.


  15. Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman - her 116thRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Talley will celebrate her birthday twice, including a party on Sunday at her church, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist. The Gerontology Research Group considers her to be the oldest person in the world, based on available records, followed by Susannah Jones of Brooklyn, New York, who turns 116 in July.


  16. World's oldest woman turns 116Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Earlier this week on Thursday, she celebrated her birthday with friends, family, Inkster's mayor and Congressman John Conyers, who delivered a special birthday message from President Barack Obama. When she spoke with Detroit's WXYZ last month, Talley said she doesn't really eat butter and doesn't like cream in her coffee - just sugar.


  17. Ben Carson wins Oklahoma straw pollRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    It was a man whose name has never appeared on a ballot, however, who ended up winning the Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon turned conservative author and activist, won the support of 25.4% of the 958 conference attendees who voted.


  18. Gallery: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens its Mosque doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community had its inauguration celebration, Saturday, May 23, 2015, of Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, the first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Community.


  19. Ben Carson wins GOP conference straw pollRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson won the straw poll of people attending the Southern Republican Leadership Conference this week, beating a big field of candidates that included the winner of Oklahoma's GOP primary two years ago. In results released Saturday at the Cox Convention Center downtown, Carson received 25 percent of the vote.


  20. Vitter misses votes to campaign for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Vitter misses votes to campaign for governor Vitter has missed 12 percent of the 180 roll call votes taken between Jan. 6 and mid-May. Check out this story on Republican Sen. David Vitter has missed 22 votes so far this Congress, in some cases because he was back in Louisiana, where he's running for governor. Vitter has been absent for 12 percent of the 180 roll call votes taken between Jan. 6, when the 114th Congress convened, and mid-May. For several of those votes, he was campaigning in Louisiana or holding field hearings there as chairman of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Sen. Marco Rubio missed 20 percent of the floor votes and Sen. Ted Cruz missed more than 25 percent.