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Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours

Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 HoursAnother U.S. execution has gone awry, as Arizona officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour after the mix of lethal injection drugs was administered, Wood's attorney says.

Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here’s What You Need To Know

Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here’s What You Need To KnowThe Federal Aviation Administration is now allowing American flights in and out Israel. With that, here's what you need to know as the conflict in Gaza goes into day 17:

Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Is Killed By Beetles

Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Is Killed By BeetlesFlowers may grow so incredibly high, as the Beatles once sang, but trees — not so much.

Gaza Conflict Day 16: Here’s What You Need To Know

Gaza Conflict Day 16: Here’s What You Need To KnowAmid another day of fighting, Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday and began a whirlwind session of shuttle diplomacy.

FAA Prohibits U.S. Airlines From Flying To Tel Aviv

FAA Prohibits U.S. Airlines From Flying To Tel AvivThe Federal Aviation Administration has issued a 24-hour ban on flights to and from the Tel Aviv airport.

U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare Subsidies

U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare SubsidiesBefore the ink dried on a decision in another case, another three-judge panel hearing a similar case issued a decision that was completely opposite.

Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of Honor

Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of HonorArmy Sgt. Ryan Pitts will be the ninth living veteran to receive the nation's highest award for valor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, when President Obama presents him with the Medal of Honor later today.

U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama’s Health Law

U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama’s Health LawA U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Affordable Care Act, when it threw out an IRS regulation that governs subsidies.

Hospital Settles Lawsuit By Thousands Of Women Over Exam Photos

Hospital Settles Lawsuit By Thousands Of Women Over Exam PhotosThe Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to former patients of a gynecologist who used a small camera to secretly film examinations, in one of the the largest sexual misconduct settlements involving a physician.

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic InequalitySen. Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility. While shunning the "income inequality" language of the left, he insists that those problems need to be viewed through the lens of limited government.