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WASHINGTON — Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems. A...
The $1 trillion spending measure was unveiled late Tuesday and will be scrutinized in advance of a House vote Thursday. 2013 file photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: A breakdown of what’s in the lengthy government...
Senator John McCain speaks to reporters about the release of a report on CIA interrogations of high-value terrorists. A U.S. Senate panel released its highly-controversial report into harsh interrogation tactics of Al-Qaeda terror suspects on...
Students at Doherty Middle School get their healthy lunch at the school cafeteria, on June 18, 2012 in Andover, Massachusetts. Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Congress is taking some whole...
Former CIA head Michael Hayden at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on May 18, 2006. Photo by Joe Marquette/BloombergWASHINGTON — The head of the CIA during President George W. Bush’s second term said Wednesday...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSMelissa Etheridge gives backstage tour of her traveling guitar collection Bob Dylan’s complete Basement Tapes’ surface for the first time After many generations, the Allman Brothers Band goes out on a...