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Sen. Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue closer to home: ensuring that a

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Financial markets awaiting any Fed signal on rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial markets are awaiting the end of a Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday to see whether the Fed sends any clearer signal about the timing of


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Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had


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Benghazi select committee holding 1st open hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Select Committee on Benghazi gets its public debut Wednesday, two years after militants in the eastern Libyan city killed a U.S.


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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there’s no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to


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Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels


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Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S.


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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails, the


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Urban Outfitters apologizes for its blood-red-stained Kent State

“Get it or regret it!” read the description for a “vintage,” one-of-a-kind Kent State sweatshirt that Urban Outfitters briefly offered for


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Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors

WASHINGTON (AP) — American investors are clamoring to buy a stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which is launching what may prove the biggest initial public


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Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

DENVER — The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings are suing four online retailers they say sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used


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