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House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:04am

The economic outlook for Amtrak was troubled even before this week's train derailment in Philadelphia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are deeply divided over funding for the passenger rail service.

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Ohio Mayor Resigns Abruptly; Blames Akron's Newspaper

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:04am

Don Plusquellic is credited with transforming Akron's economy from old industrial to new tech — during a recession. So it was a surprise when he announced that he would leave at the end of the month.

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Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:04am

President Obama hosted representatives from half-a-dozen Sunni Arab countries at Camp David on Thursday. Their confidence in the U.S. has been shaken by the president's diplomatic outreach to Iran.

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Stephanopoulos Apologizes For Not Disclosing Donations To Clinton Foundation

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 7:02pm

The ABC News anchor gave the foundation $75,000 over three years. He says he thought the donations were a matter of public record.

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After Baltimore And Ferguson, Major Momentum For Criminal Justice System Reform

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:52pm

There's an unusual bipartisan consensus in Washington on the need to overhaul the justice system. But there are competing proposals and, as one advocate says, "expectations are very high."

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Drone-Like Device Puts White House On Lockdown

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:14pm

A person flying a small drone-like device too close to the White House was taken into custody. It's another in a line of security instances around the White House.

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Now, Ben Carson Leads In A Republican Poll

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:54pm

The retired pediatric neurosurgeon and Tea Party favorite may be having his moment in the crowded Republican 2016 presidential primary.

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President Obama Meets With Arab Allies At Camp David

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:52pm

President Obama meets with officials from six Persian Gulf countries at Camp David to reassure them about the emerging nuclear deal with Iran.

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George Stephanopoulous Discloses Donations To Clinton Foundation

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:52pm

George Stephanopoulos says he donated a total of $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation from 2012 through 2014. None of the donations were disclosed until Thursday, and the ABC anchor has apologized.

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Top Veterans Affairs Official Says Agency Skirts Federal Purchasing Laws

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:52pm

At a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday, a senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs accused his agency of waste, fraud and mismanagement in the way it purchases medical care and supplies.

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