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Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late June

Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late JuneMembers of Congress say they are confident of sending a unified version of a bill to overhaul veterans' health care to the president by the end of the month.

Militants Make Gains In Iraq Amid Report U.S. Rebuffed Calls For Help

Militants Make Gains In Iraq Amid Report U.S. Rebuffed Calls For HelpThe violence in Iraq has intensified today, with al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants moving into areas close to Baghdad after capturing the cities of Mosul and Tikrit.

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun Control

Obama: Country Needs To Do Some ‘Soul Searching’ On Gun ControlJust hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.

Student, Suspect Dead In Oregon High School Shooting

Student, Suspect Dead In Oregon High School ShootingA shooter entered an Oregon high school with a rifle yesterday and killed one student and injured a teacher, authorities said.

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working Fathers

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working FathersNew York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy headlined a White House discussion on working fathers today, nine weeks after an uproar over his decision to miss the first two games of the season for the birth of his first child.

Juneau man solves mystery of governor’s mansion photo

Juneau man solves mystery of governor’s mansion photoTerry VanLeuven owns the original black and white photo found in the attic of the Alaska Governor's Mansion

EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse GasesNew federal regulations will be announced Monday that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama Says

America’s Strength Extends Beyond Its Military, Obama SaysAmerican leadership in the 21st century will be defined in part by the nation's military strength, "but only in part," President Obama said in a wide-ranging interview with NPR about his foreign policy priorities.

Report Finds Evidence Of Secret Wait Lists At VA Hospital

Report Finds Evidence Of Secret Wait Lists At VA HospitalThe inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs has affirmed that some 1,700 patients at the Phoenix VA hospital were put on unofficial wait lists and subjected to treatment delays of up to 115 days.

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Secret Service In Free Speech Case

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Secret Service In Free Speech CaseThe Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in a favor of Secret Service agents in a free speech case involving President George W. Bush.