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Senators protective of bill to review Iran nuke deal

updated: 04/26/2015 9:37 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Senate proponents of a bill empowering Congress to review and potentially reject any Iran nuclear deal must first win a battle with some colleagues determined to change the legislation in ways that could sink it.

Colorado shooting trial begins today

updated: 04/26/2015 10:43 p.m. Discuss

James Holmes, 27, has been charged with 166 counts, mostly murder and attempted murder, in one of the largest mass shootings on American soil, a 2012 rampage in a suburban Denver theater that killed 12 moviegoers and injured 70.

Defense to make case in Tsarnaev sentencing

posted: 04/27/2015 2:59 a.m. Discuss

BOSTON -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week in the penalty phase of his trial as they try to make their case that he should be sentenced to life in prison -- not death -- for his role in the deadly 2013 attack.

Ohio in minority as arguments in same-sex marriage ban start

posted: 04/27/2015 2:58 a.m. Discuss

CINCINNATI-- While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments.

Baltimore arrestee's wake quiet

updated: 04/27/2015 midnight Discuss

BALTIMORE -- A night of violence gave way to a day of mourning Sunday for a man who died after suffering serious injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.

Clinton Foundation admits tax errors

updated: 04/27/2015 midnight Discuss

The Clinton Foundation's acting CEO, Maura Pally, on Sunday admitted to some mistakes in the organization's listing of donations from foreign governments on its tax forms.

The nation in brief

updated: 04/27/2015 midnight Discuss

Coast Guard searching for 5 lost in storm

Names and faces

posted: 04/27/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

With Britain’s general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate’s choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child. Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday defended the royal couple’s choice of private treatment over public care offered by the National Health Service.

In the news

posted: 04/27/2015 2:49 a.m. Discuss

Mustafa Akinci was elected leader of the Turkish Cypriots on the ethnically divided island nation of Cyprus, pledging to focus on achieving a reunification accord with Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.

At OBU, Huckabee papers sit unsifted

updated: 04/25/2015 11:24 p.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- If former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee runs for president in 2016, he won't have people combing through his papers from his time leading Arkansas.

CIA's efforts stem scrutiny of strikes

updated: 04/25/2015 11:25 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- About once a month, staff members of the congressional intelligence committees drive across the Potomac River to CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., and watch videos of people being blown up.

After wife raps for-profit colleges, Clinton quits chain

posted: 04/26/2015 4:28 a.m. Comments 5

Bill Clinton ended his role with a for-profit college system Friday, nearly two weeks after his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, began her second presidential campaign and singled out that industry for criticism.

DNA role revealed in mosquito stings

updated: 04/25/2015 11:55 p.m. Discuss

Are some people mosquito magnets? If so, genes may be to blame, scientists say.

Searching out true love clandestine job in Cuba

updated: 04/25/2015 11:55 p.m. Discuss

HAVANA -- As they begin to visit long-forbidden Cuba in greater and greater numbers, it is only natural that some American travelers will fall in love with Cuba. Others, with Cubans.

Obama tries comedy at media dinner gala

updated: 04/25/2015 11:54 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said he's bringing a new attitude to the final quarter of his presidency.

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