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Associated PressOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his...
Hillary Clinton's return to the living was almost flawless. Almost. She unveiled her Twitter account (young and with-it), and referred knowingly to the pantsuit (mature and self-aware). She didn't look tan (that would be too "Real Housewives of New...
Tags: White House, BlackBerry, Barack Obama, U.S. Senate, Politics
The Senate Armed Services Committee endorsed several steps to improve prosecution of military sexual assault on Wednesday during a rare open debate of its annual defense policy bill, but it killed a controversial proposal opposed by Pentagon leaders....
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri General Assembly is coming to a ceremonial close. The leaders of the House and Senate plan to place their signatures on bills today to verify that they passed. Governor Jay Nixon will then have until mid-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — American military commanders wield substantial power to discipline the troops they lead. But an epidemic of sexual assaults roiling the armed forces has Congress about to rein in that authority. The only question is by how much?...
SPRING FLOODING Rain driving more Midwest flooding far from over ST. LOUIS (AP) — With pouring rain pelting much of the Midwest, rivers are flooding again — leaving beleaguered residents and local officials waiting to see how bad it may get....
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from both major parties rebuked the Pentagon on Tuesday for failing to curtail sexual assaults in the military, arguing that the inability of commanders to solve the problem may mean they need to be stripped of the power to...
Tags: Sexual Assault, Martin Dempsey, Justice System, Assault, Judges
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has received an earful of comments from debt-ridden University of Missouri students during a discussion of her plan to cut interest rates on federally subsidized student loans. The Democratic...
WASHINGTON — Call it the revenge of the 1 percent. President Obama bested Mitt Romney by portraying his Republican opponent as a rich businessman who used offshore tax havens and ran enterprises into the ground without regard for working people....
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon estimated that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted in unreported incidents last year — 35% more than in 2010 — a severe trend that senior officials warned could threaten recruiting and...
— There are many reasons why Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker seems bound for the top job at the Commerce Department, after dodging potential conflict during a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday. Pritzker, 54, a Democratic mega-donor who...
WASHINGTON -- Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the company's tax avoidance strategies in an appearance Tuesday before the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Wearing a business suit, white shirt and powder blue tie, Cook read an...
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| AM News
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May 28, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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May 21, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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