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Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

August 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2011 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and former President Bill Clinton, listen to speakers in Washington. The Clintons will headline the annual steak fry on Sept. 14, 2014, for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return to the leadoff caucus state as [&hellip...

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Groups claim insurance discrimination in new forms

August 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 11, 2014, photo, Charis Hill, who has a rare form of arthritis that affects the spine, poses in Capitol Park in Sacramento, Calif. Hill has health insurance under one of the new plans offered through the health care law, could not afford the...

Police shooting draws protesters from near, far

August 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, protesters march down the middle of a street in front of a convenience store in Ferguson, Mo. that was looted and burned following the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a...

Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq’s largest dam

August 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A Kurdish peshmerga fighter patrols near the Mosul Dam at the town of Chamibarakat outside Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Kurdish forces took over parts of the largest dam in Iraq on Sunday less than two weeks after it was captured by the Islamic State...

Texas Gov. Perry defends veto that led to charges

August 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 22, 2008 New Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg speaks during an interview in her Austin, Texas, office. A Travis County grand jury on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry for carrying out a threat to...

Haves, have-nots divided by apartment poor doors

August 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 5, 2014 photo, the front view of the Upper West Side, New York building where Jean Green Dorsey has lived over 40 years is shown. With her status as a rent-stabilized tenant, Dorsey is prevented from using the gym which is designated for...

Official: Amish girls sexually abused in abduction

August 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A pair of investigators walk on the property of Stephen Howells II and Nicole F. Vaisey, in Hermon, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Vaisey and Howells were arrested Friday on charges of first-degree kidnapping with the intent to physically harm or sexually...

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

August 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 6, 2013 photo, Los Angeles Airport Police team up with City of Los Angeles Police officers in a joint training session on counterterrorism, searching for armed men playing out several shooting scenarios with youth and adult volunteers acting as...

APNewsBreak: Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

August 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2014 file photo, Arapahoe High School students exit their school for lunch break on the first day of classes since a fatal Dec. 13, 2013 shooting on campus, in Centennial, Colo. A teen who fatally shot another student at his...

Texas Gov. Perry says indictment is abuse of power

August 17, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Gov. Rick Perry makes a statement in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 concerning the indictment on charges of coercion of a public servant and abuse of his official capacity. Perry is the first Texas governor since 1917 to be indicted. (AP...