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Nation Jul 20Hawaii congressman Mark Takai dies at age 49
Rep. Mark Takai, a first-term Democrat from Hawaii, died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer.
Nation Jul 16Cuba’s Elian Gonzalez now a college graduate
Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy at the center of a tense 2000 international custody battle that raised tensions on both sides of the Florida Straits, is a college graduate.
Politics Jul 15RNC chief says Dump Trump bid is a ‘nothing burger’
WASHINGTON — The delegate rebellion against Donald Trump is dead.
Politics Jul 15Trump says he has picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate
Donald Trump says on Twitter that he's picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
Politics Jul 14Here’s what Congress did — and didn’t do — this year
Congress is out for a seven-week recess with several major accomplishments to highlight for voters and plenty of unfinished business.
Politics Jul 13Carla Hayden, first female and African-American Librarian of Congress, confirmed by Senate
The Senate has confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore's library system to be the next Librarian of Congress. She is the first woman and the first African-American to hold the position.
Politics Jul 10Trump adviser says women should be the ones to decide on abortion
One of Donald Trump's potential running mates said Sunday that women should be the ones to decide whether or not to have abortions.
Politics Jul 09Gingrich says he will weigh choice if asked to run with Trump
Newt Gingrich says he wouldn't automatically say yes to an eventual proposal to become Donald Trump's running mate.
World Jul 08U.S. expels two Russians after U.S. diplomat attacked in Moscow
The State Department says the U.S. has expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow last month.
Politics Jul 08Speaker Ryan calls for focus on ‘the values that unite us’
Anger over the police shootings in Dallas must not be allowed to harden the nation's divisions, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday.