Obama defends moves on immigration
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States....
Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he wants a Democrat in the White House in 2016 and is pledging to do everything possible to help that nominee succeed....
US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster....
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council....
Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves....
Jindal seen as liability for GOP candidate Cassidy
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- In the still-unfolding Louisiana Senate race, when Republican Bill Cassidy wants to hurt Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's standing, he suggests that a vote for her is a vote for unpopular President Barack Obama....
Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press....
The U.S. Postal Service is the nation's second-largest employer and an agency virtually all Americans interact with to some extent in their daily lives. While the Postal Service has recently withstood a barrage of negative attention, from getting hacked to announcing continued multi-billion dollar deficits, it enjoys the most positive image of 13 high-profile government agencies, according to a recent Gallup Poll. Younger Americans are more likely than older Americans to review the Postal Service favorably.
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