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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSome residents find ‘nothing salvageable’ in flood-ravaged Colo. communities Colo. tourist destination suffers ‘double whammy’ of floods, government shutdown Galveston aims to build a healthier city...
WASHINGTON — A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote. The 50-44 vote Thursday night fell short of the 60 votes needed to waive a point of order...
U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) speaks during a press briefing July 31, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink....
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Senate easily approved the $16.3...
WASHINGTON — Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season. The Senate voted Thursday night for a House-passed measure to augment the federal Highway...
That’s not amore, that’s a lemon. Photo by Flickr user Paolo Nespoli Scientists have finally made lemonade out of the origins of our lemon-shaped moon. While the moon may look, to quote crooner Dean Martin, like a big pizza pie —...