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Boehner Casts Doubt On Prospects For Immigration Overhaul

Boehner Casts Doubt On Prospects For Immigration OverhaulSpeaker of the House John Boehner seemed to throw cold water on bipartisan hopes for a law overhauling the country's immigration system this year.

Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94

Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94Pete Seeger, "a tireless campaigner for his own vision of a utopia marked by peace and togetherness," died Monday at the age of 94.

Early Bills Tackle Lawsuits, Medical Care

Early Bills Tackle Lawsuits, Medical CareWith the legislative session getting ever closer, lawmakers have released another batch of bills for consideration.

House Republicans Join In Passing $1 Trillion Spending Bill

House Republicans Join In Passing $1 Trillion Spending BillThe House on Wednesday passed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill — a compromise that appeared to get past the bitter partisan showdowns that have caused an unpopular federal government shutdown and nearly tipped the U.S. into default.

New transitional housing will provide safe, stable environment for former inmates

New transitional housing will provide safe, stable environment for former inmatesHaven House, now raising money for furnishings, will be home to nine residents when it opens in mid-March

Congress Poised To Pass $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Congress Poised To Pass $1.1 Trillion Spending BillThe House is expected to vote Wednesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the federal government into October and bring to an end, for now at least, the bitter partisan battles that have led to one government shutdown and threatened to push the U.S. into defaulting on its bills.

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear Agreement

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear AgreementIran and six world powers will begin implementing an interim agreement designed to pause parts of Iran's nuclear program.

NASA Reportedly Gets OK To Keep Space Station Going Until 2024

NASA Reportedly Gets OK To Keep Space Station Going Until 2024The White House has approved NASA's call for four more years for the International Space Station, ensuring the orbiting science laboratory will keep going for another decade, according to documents obtained by The Orlando Sentinel.

Senate Confirms Janet Yellen As Federal Reserve Chair

Senate Confirms Janet Yellen As Federal Reserve ChairThe Senate has voted to approve the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next leader of the U.S. Federal Reserve. With Monday's vote, Yellen, 67, will become the first woman to serve as America's banking chief, heading an institution that was established in 1913.

How One Man Won $324M And Didn’t Realize It For 2 Weeks

How One Man Won $324M And Didn’t Realize It For 2 WeeksThe second very lucky winner of last month's massive Mega Millions jackpot is a California delivery driver who didn't get around to checking his lottery tickets for nearly two weeks.