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Report Finds Evidence Of 'Secret' Wait Lists At VA Hospital

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:27pm

The inspector general's interim report said numerous problems had been found with scheduling practices and treatment delays at the Phoenix VA hospital.

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Hard Sell For 'Hard Choices' Says Hillary's Running In 2016

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:55am

The media blitz underway for Hillary Clinton's upcoming book is "as subtle as a bugle call," says NPR's Ron Elving.

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Obama Emphasizes Importance Of Alliances In Foreign Policy Address

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:33am

Speaking at West Point, Obama suggested the nation's "long season of war" was drawing to a close. Although the U.S. will continue to lead, it will seek partners when not under direct military threat.

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Obama To Use West Point Speech To Lay Out Foreign Policy Doctrine

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:01am

President Obama delivers the commencement address at West Point on Wednesday. Aides say he'll use the opportunity to spell out his broad vision of foreign policy and America's role in the world.

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U.S. Plans To Leave Residual Force Of Nearly 10,000 In Afghanistan

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:01am

President Obama announced on Tuesday a plan to leave a residual force of 9,800 service members in Afghanistan beyond 2014. By 2016, most troops will be out of the country.

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Obama Delays Review Of Deportation Policies

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:03am

President Barack Obama has asked his Homeland Security chief to hold off on completing a review of U.S. deportation policies until the end of the summer, senior White House officials said Tuesday.

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Oldest Serving Member Of The House Loses To Tea Party Opponent

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:57pm

Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, 91, was defeated in a Republican primary runoff by John Ratcliffe, 48, a former U.S. attorney with Tea Party support.

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First Lady Fights To Keep Healthful School Lunch Law Intact

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 3:43pm

The first lady's fight to help kids eat more healthfully and fight obesity is about to get real. She's launching a campaign Tuesday to fight congressional efforts to delay new school food rules.

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Brad Paisley Leaves 'Southern Comfort Zone' For Troops In Afghanistan

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 1:54pm

The country music star rescheduled an Iowa gig so he could travel to Bagram Airfield with the president. Paisley's change of plans turned out to be a boon for vendors at the Tree Town Music Festival.

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White House Mistakenly Blows Cover Of CIA Officer In Afghanistan

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 10:55am

A list of U.S. officials who briefed President Obama on his surprise trip to Bagram air base in Afghanistan this weekend inadvertently included the name of the agency's station chief in Kabul.

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Obama Wants At Least A Small Troop Presence In Afghanistan

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 4:06am

President Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday — his first since 2012. Since that time, U.S. troop levels there have been cut by about two-thirds.

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