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WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee took a step Thursday toward keeping highway and transit aid flowing to states just three weeks before transportation programs are forecast to go broke.The Ways and Means Committee approved by a voice vote a bi ...more

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SPRING, Texas (AP) — Officials say a gunman dressed as a parcel delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home and shot her dead, along with her husband and four of their children.Harris County Sheriff's Office says R ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Redford will play Dan Rather in a film about the former CBS anchor's disputed report about President George W. Bush's National Guard service during the Vietnam War.The film is titled "Truth," and will be adapted from the m ...more

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Stars react to nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:— "If the phone rings, I completely forget what's going on. I think someone is in trouble, someone is in jail, I'm in trouble, what could possibly b ...more

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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — The much-anticipated international debut of the military's new, high-tech fighter jet is in limbo as officials scramble to determine the cause of the fire that grounded the aircraft last week.Defense Secretary C ...more

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LOBELVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a 15-year-old has been charged in the fatal shooting of a longtime member of the National Guard at an armory.The TBI said in a release Thursday that the teenager is charged with ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she still supports a Senate-passed bill to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgender people.Some gay-rights groups have withdrawn their support because it has a broad ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon is considering whether a black World War I hero from New York should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack, killing several of the enemy and savi ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says no criminal charges will be brought in connection with a dispute between the CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee over the handling of sensitive classified material.The fight broke out in March when ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced on Thursday an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.With the latest funding, the U.S. is providing more than $456 million this fisc ...more