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North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen To 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen To 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years in one of the country’s notorious labor camps for allegedly attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang government.

Bombing In Syrian Capital Kills More Than A Dozen People

Bombing In Syrian Capital Kills More Than A Dozen People

Syrian state TV is reporting that a bomb blast in Damascus has killed at least 13 people, a day after the country’s prime minister narrowly escaped a car bomb.

White House: Evidence Syria Used Chemical Weapons

White House: Evidence Syria Used Chemical Weapons

A White House official reiterated much of what was in the letter sent to Capitol Hill, but added that “all options were on the table in terms of our response.” The official said that reports of the use of chemical weapons in Aleppo in March was one of the incidents being examined.

Obama: ‘All Americans Stand With The People Of Boston’

Obama: ‘All Americans Stand With The People Of Boston’

During a short statement to the country, President Obama promised to find out who perpetrated a bombing attack at the Boston Marathon this afternoon.

Boston Blasts Lead To Heightened Security Elsewhere

Boston Blasts Lead To Heightened Security Elsewhere

Monday’s explosions in Boston have led to heightened security elsewhere, with New York, Washington and Los Angeles among the cities taking action within hours of the blasts.

Obama Calls New Budget A ‘Fiscally Responsible Blueprint’

Obama Calls New Budget A ‘Fiscally Responsible Blueprint’

President Obama unveiled his 2014 budget proposal Wednesday, calling it is a “fiscally responsible blueprint” that can help grow the economy and shrink deficits.

James Hansen, NASA Scientist Who Raised Climate Change Alarm, Is Retiring

James Hansen, NASA Scientist Who Raised Climate Change Alarm, Is Retiring

After nearly half a century of research in planetary and climate science for NASA, James E. Hansen is retiring on Wednesday to pursue his passion for climate activism

U.S. Spent $3.7 Million On Former Presidents In 2012

U.S. Spent $3.7 Million On Former Presidents In 2012

The United States spent nearly $4 million on the the pensions, travel, office space, staff of former presidents.

Labor Relations Board Will Take Recess Appointment Decision To Supreme Court

Labor Relations Board Will Take Recess Appointment Decision To Supreme Court

The National Labor Relations Board says it will ask the Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that invalidated three of President Obama’s recess appointments, casting a legal cloud over more than 1,000 board actions over the past year.

House Gives OK To $982 Billion Short-Term Spending Bill

House Gives OK To $982 Billion Short-Term Spending Bill

The House has approved a bill to fund the federal government through the end of September.