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AP News - Feb 26, 2015 12:41 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign t ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 9:12 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — It looks as if it's going to come down to money.A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirms the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning's representatives are discussing ways to revise his contract and give the team mor ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 7:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is condemning the Islamic State group for attacking Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria and abducting civilians.The extremist group seized at least 70 people this week in attacks on river communi ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 6:34 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that such a move might only escalate Russia's military campaign there, U.S. defense leaders told Congress Wednesda ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 6:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for the international coalition fighting the Islamic State militants says thousands of airstrikes have blunted the militants' tactical momentum in Iraq.Retired Marine Gen. John Allen told the Senate Foreign Relat ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 5:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner is laying down the law — about the rules of the House.Boehner took to the podium after a roll call vote Wednesday and pointedly reminded members about a host of standards that sometimes get ignored with law ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 2:17 PM

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee girls basketball high school coaches have been suspended for trying to get their teams to lose a game in an attempt to avoid the top-ranked squad and improve their chances of advancing in the state tournament. ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 1:49 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — MetLife's home lending unit will pay $123.5 million to end an investigation into allegations it gave government-backed mortgages to people who didn't meet federal requirements.The Justice Department said Wednesday that the mortga ...more

AP News - Feb 25, 2015 12:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might be wrong about his opposition to negotiating a deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program.Kerry told the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesd ...more

AP News - Feb 24, 2015 7:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must continue cutting its crime and incarceration rates by reforming its criminal justice system.Obama met at the White House on Tuesday with lawmakers from both parties who are working on c ...more