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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says the record and performance of the most expensive weapons program in U.S. military history has been a scandal and a tragedy. Senator John McCain of Arizona delivered a withering critique of the F-35 Joint...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an...
BY NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, HILLEL ITALIE AND JEFF BAENEN CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) -- Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home...
Alarum. The President is coming. Barack Obama’s impending arrival in Austin Texas is shutting down at least 17 schools. Businesses plan to shutter at noon. Local media advise local citizens to get out of their own town, or at least avoid the city center from 1 pm to at least 9...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump's easy victories in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii left his rivals with shrinking opportunities to slow his momentum in the Republican primaries and little indication that a flurry of intense efforts to undermine his credibility are pushing...
Iraqi officials say at least 47 people have been killed and 65 wounded in a suicide truck bombing south of Baghdad. The bomber rammed a fuel truck packed with explosives into a crowded checkpoint. A police officer says that 39 civilians were killed in today's attack in the city...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- In an extraordinary display of Republican division, the Republican Party's 2012 presidential ticket took on its 2016 front-runner on Thursday as Mitt Romney joined the escalating charge to stop Donald Trump. Romney, the GOP's presidential nominee four...
Whole Foods is recalling Maytag blue cheese after testers found listeria in some of the product samples. The recall has been issued nationwide after testing in Iowa detected listeria in two lots of product. Maytag Dairy Farms voluntarily suspended production and distribution as...
Washington, D.C. – The president today signed into law the bipartisan Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) ( H.R. 3033 ). The READ Act , introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), supports important research...