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WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas is suggesting that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month. Thomas offered a peek Thursday at what happened behind the scenes when the court turned away appeals from...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — President Barack Obama gave a blunt assessment Friday of the need for further reform in Myanmar's move toward democracy, weighing into sensitive controversies over the treatment of religious minorities and a prohibition keeping opposition leader Aung San...
NEW YORK (AP) — A surgeon working in West Africa's Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to the United States for treatment on Saturday, according to a person in the federal government with direct knowledge of the case. The surgeon, Dr. Martin Salia, will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering top-to-bottom changes in how the nation's nuclear arsenal is managed, vowing to invest billions of dollars more to fix what ails a force beset by leadership lapses, security flaws and sagging morale. Hagel is scheduled...
Popular Author Malcolm Gladwell Has a Theory About Football That Fans Won’t Like' Video of 9bpM42utfQg Do not expect to see best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell at the Super Bowl in Arizona on February 1. In a new interview with Bloomberg‘s Emily Chang, Gladwell unleashed on pro...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the U.S. and China — the world's top two polluting nations — turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most populous U.S. state as an example of the costs and challenges of fighting global warming...
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 7 million people have signed up for private health insurance under the system introduced last year for those who were uninsured or had policies considered substandard. What happened to them since has varied greatly. Many have been happy with their new...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week's GOP blowout are still sinking in. The move by...
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the...