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House Lawmakers Vote To Reopen Benghazi Probe

House Lawmakers Vote To Reopen Benghazi ProbeRepublicans accuse the White House of misleading the public about the nature of the Sept. 11, 2012, attack and stonewalling efforts by Congress to investigate. Democrats see the creation of the new investigative committee as an election-year political ploy to raise money and motivate the party's base.

Shinseki: Swift Action If Problems At VA Hospital Are True

Shinseki: Swift Action If Problems At VA Hospital Are TrueVeterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki tells NPR that he's determined to get to the bottom of allegations that veterans may have died at a Phoenix VA hospital while waiting for care.

55 Colleges, Universities Under Investigation For Abuse Claims

55 Colleges, Universities Under Investigation For Abuse ClaimsThe Department of Education has released a list of 55 colleges and universities facing investigation under Title IX for their handling of sexual abuse claims.

U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine Unrest

U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine UnrestThe White House announced sanctions Monday against seven top Russian officials with links to President Vladimir Putin, including freezing their assets and banning them from obtaining U.S. visas.

Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia Protesters

Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia ProtestersUkraine's acting president says his nation's military has begun "an anti-terrorist operation" aimed at pushing armed pro-Russia demonstrators out of the government buildings in eastern Ukraine that they have occupied for several days.

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade Deal

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade DealIn the wake of last year's revelations about U.S. spying, 85 percent of Germans say they prefer European regulations for data privacy.

‘I Knew It Wouldn’t Be Easy,’ Outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius Says

‘I Knew It Wouldn’t Be Easy,’ Outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius SaysHealth and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has borne the brunt of criticism for the troubled rollout of the HealthCare.gov website, said Friday that as she prepares to leave that agency she is thankful to have had the chance to work on "the cause of my life."

Obama Is Poised To Sign Executive Order On Equal Pay And Contractors

Obama Is Poised To Sign Executive Order On Equal Pay And ContractorsSeeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign an executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their salaries with each other.

Senate Panel Votes To Declassify Report On CIA Interrogations

Senate Panel Votes To Declassify Report On CIA InterrogationsA Senate panel voted on Thursday to declassify a controversial report on the interrogation techniques used by the Central Intelligence Agency during the presidency of George W. Bush.

White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert Program

White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert ProgramThe funding of a social media platform designed to undermine the Cuban government was not a covert American operation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during his regular press briefing on Thursday.