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Members of the U.S. House of Representatives leave the Capitol after a vote on the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill on Thursday. The Senate will now take up the $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running through September 2015. Photo by...
U.S. President Barack Obama and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, R, speak during a press conference at her residence in Yangon on November 14, 2014. Obama began talks with Suu Kyi, in a show of support for the opposition leader...
Smoke stacks from the NRG power plant outside of Jewett, Texas. Photo by Nick Simonite/Associated PressWASHINGTON — When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they claim will...
The House of Representatives passed a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill late Thursday, with just hours to go before the shutdown deadline. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images A massive spending bill to fund the federal government narrowly passed on...
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSHow soil and squirrels offer cues on Alaska climate change Utah archaeological site becomes protest site in federal land dispute Protecting ancient from becoming casualties in Iraq and Syria GWEN IFILL...