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Nation Mar 03U.S. cancels presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Russia
White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says President Barack Obama still supports the U.S. athletes participating and wishes them success.
World Mar 02US prepares tough response to Russian military action in Ukraine
Western powers on Sunday prepared a tough response to Russia's military advance into Ukraine and warned that Moscow could face economic penalties, diplomatic isolation and bolstered allied defenses in Europe unless it retreats.
Nation Mar 02Federal health insurance deadline fast approaching
The big deadline is coming March 31. By that day, for the first time, nearly everyone in the United States is required to be signed up for health insurance or risk paying a fine.
World Mar 02Kerry names possible repercussions for Russian aggression in Ukraine
Western powers are prepared "to go to the hilt" to isolate Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine, "an incredible act of aggression" that may lead to visa bans, asset freezes, trade and investment penalties, and a boycott of a…
World Mar 01Obama warns Russia of costs for military intervention in Ukraine
President Barack Obama is warning Russia "there will be costs" for any military maneuvers it launches in Ukraine, a move U.S. and Ukrainian officials say they believe to be already underway.
World Feb 28Obama: ‘There will be costs’ to Russian intervention in Ukraine
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s25PxNC7MM4 President Obama spoke Friday on the situation in Ukraine…
Politics Feb 26Arizona governor vetoes religious freedom bill
Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.
Nation Feb 26Supreme Court unanimously rules against military protester
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously against a man who was caught protesting military activities despite having been barred because of previous activities near the main gate at a California Air Force base. The justices on Wednesday threw…
Politics Feb 23Nation’s governors mirror partisan divides in Washington
The nation's governors sound every bit as divided as Washington lawmakers on how best to help the nation's economy.
Politics Feb 15Minimum wage increase, immigration overhaul top Obama’s agenda
President Barack Obama said Friday that top priorities for Congress should be increasing the minimum wage and overhauling the immigration system, while acknowledging that election year politics could complicate the effort.