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Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

July 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., right, walks to the House chamber for votes as Republicans pushed a divided House Wednesday toward a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of deliberately exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 30,...

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House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill

July 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives for a meeting of the Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support...

Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques

July 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2004, file photo, then-Secretary of State Colin Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington at the State Department. A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and...

Immigration leads Arizona governor’s race issues

July 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this July 16, 2014, Republican candidate for Arizona governor Andrew Thomas makes a point at the 2014 Arizona West Valley Republican Gubernatorial Forum in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) PHOENIX (AP) — One candidate called for sending...

Schauer unveils economic plan, promises new jobs

July 30, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer unveils his 10-point jobs plan at a news conference held at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 333 training facility in Lansing, Mich. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Lansing State Journal, Greg DeRuiter)...

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

July 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn. Kyle wrote in...

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

July 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn. Kyle wrote in...

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

July 30, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 3, 2013 file photo shows fans reacting while Mumford & Sons performs at the Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago. Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, with a...

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

July 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 14, 2014 file photo shows a section of the I-75 Phase II modernization project under way in Dayton, Ohio. The Senate is set to take up legislation to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the...

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

July 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 21, 2013 file photo shows abortion support signs outside of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday, July 29, 2014 that a Mississippi law that would close the...