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Virginia may ban releasing balloons into the atmosphere

A Virginia lawmaker says banning the release of helium balloons into the air could help save wildlife on land and in the water.

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Spanish anti-austerity rally draws thousands

Tens of thousands of supporters of Spain's new anti-austerity party filled central Madrid on Saturday, just a week after a like-minded party won national elections in Greece.

The new Spanish…

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Who actually benefits from Obama's 'Middle Class Economics'?

President Obama says he's all about the middle class. But a Tax Policy Center fellow says many in the middle class won't benefit from Obama's proposal.

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Mike Pence's very bad week

It should have been Mike Pence's strongest moment as Indiana governor -- a chance to showcase his style of executive leadership on the national stage. Instead, the week turned into a calamity…

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Obama, Dalai Lama to attend prayer breakfast

President Barack Obama will appear at a public event next week that the Dalai Lama is also attending, a move that is likely to anger Chinese officials.

Obama will address attendees about the…

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Gaps in GOP field present opening for Walker

Scott Walker says he sees "gaps" in the potential Republican presidential field for 2016. But is he the candidate best positioned to fill them?

On one side you have the establishment candidates…

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Texas sets aside Chris Kyle Day

Texas is setting aside Monday to honor Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL marksman depicted in the film "American Sniper."

Kyle became a legend in military circles due to his 160 confirmed kills and…

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Hagel: Gitmo transfers source of friction

White House officials pressured Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to increase the pace of detainee transfers from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, the outgoing secretary acknowledged to CNN's…

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Romney not running in 2016

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters on a Friday morning call, saying he believes it's "best to give other leaders in the party the…

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Drone maker: Malfunction 'highly unlikely'

The owner of a small drone that crashed at the White House earlier this week is blaming technical problems with the DJI Phantom quadcopter for the apparent mishap, though the creator of the…

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Kerry fined for unshoveled sidewalk

Like everyone else, Secretary of State John Kerry needs to make sure the sidewalk around his home gets shoveled.

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Pentagon: Bergdahl detainee returned to fight

The U.S. military and intelligence community now suspect that one of the five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay in return for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in May of last year has attempted to…

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Obama unveils new medical research initiative

President Barack Obama on Friday announced the details of his "Precision Medicine Initiative," a proposal aimed at pushing the U.S. to the forefront of cutting edge medical treatments.

The…

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Kerry fined for not shoveling snow from sidewalk

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been fined for not clearing snow from the sidewalk by his house.

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Santorum staffing up in South Carolina

Rick Santorum is expanding his nonprofit to the all-important early primary state of South Carolina, a move that's certain to heighten speculation over his potential presidential run.

South…

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Sequester that everyone hates is hard to replace

There's one thing Democrats and Republicans agree on: It's time to get rid of the forced spending cuts known in Washington as the sequester.

But reaching a deal on the next question -- what…

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Graham: 'I'm tired of just complaining'

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he is testing the waters on a presidential run because he is sick of hearing himself complain.

"I complain a lot and also have some solutions. I'm tired of just…

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Klan leader 'just might' run against Scalise

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke suggested on Wednesday he might primary Louisiana Republican Rep. Steve Scalise, after Scalise distanced himself from an event hosted by Duke's white…

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Key data on Afghan reconstruction withheld

The U.S. military has, for the first time, classified key data about reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, in a move that has frustrated one government watchdog and left the public in the dark…

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WH: No, Castro, you can't have Gitmo back

Just over a month after the release of American aid worker Alan Gross from a Cuban prison ushered in a new era between Washington and Havana, the relationship is facing a new chill.

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Spain anti-austerity protest

Spanish anti-austerity rally draws thousands

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