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Ex-President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 23:01

Bush, 92, was in stable condition and "doing fine," his chief of staff told a Houston TV station.

DeVos hints at sweeping changes in education

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:56

Cabinet nominee Betsy DeVos indicates she is open to radically re-framing the government's role in education.

What Manning's clemency means for Assange

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:54

Last week WikiLeaks tweeted that its founder would "agree to U.S. extradition" if Chelsea Manning were given clemency.

Obama pardons 'favorite general' in leak case

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:31

Gen. James Cartwright was convicted of lying to the FBI as it probed a leak about efforts to sabotage Iran's nuclear program.

AARP's top 4 priorities for Trumpcare

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:33

The advocacy group points to basic policy principles that will continue to be key for Americans 50 and older.

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:39

The former Army intelligence analyst was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified information in 2010 to WikiLeaks.

Audio contradicts Trump on Putin meeting

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:32

In 2015, the president-elect told a radio host that he had met the Russian president, saying he "got along with him great."

Orlando gunman's wife faces charges

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:34

She is accused of knowingly aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, and misleading police.

Fort Lauderdale suspect blames 'mind control'

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:34

Alleged airport gunman Esteban Santiago tells investigators he was under government mind control before claiming to be inspired by ISIS.

Obama won't keep one high-profile promise

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:54

The detention facility at Guantánamo Bay won't close by the time the president leaves office, his press secretary admits.

White House blasts Trump pick on stock buy

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:46

Tom Price, the president-elect's choice for health secretary, is facing a call for an investigation into a vote he cast in 2016.

Orlando gunman's wife faces charges

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:41

She is accused of knowingly aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, and misleading police.

Obamacare repeal may leave 18M uncovered

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:20

Repeal of the ACA would mean many uninsured Americans and skyrocketing premiums for private insurance, a new CBO report finds.

First gorilla born in a zoo dies at 60

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:36

Colo, who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., passed away in her sleep at the Columbus Zoo.

Boko Haram refugees die in air strike

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:32

A Nigerian air force jet mistakenly bombards a camp for those made homeless by Islamist jihadists.

How Nevada went blue for Trump

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:11

Jon Ralston, an expert on the Silver State, talks to Yahoo News about the election and his plan to change local news.

Education pick faces pushback on school choice

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:04

In the face of criticism from teachers unions, Betsy DeVos is strongly promoting alternatives to public schools.

Trump continues railing against John Lewis

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:58

The president-elect fired off still more tweets ripping Rep. Lewis, four days after the initial assault.

German court rejects ban on neo-Nazi party

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:44

The country's high court rules that the political group does not pose an existential threat to the republic.

British prime minister signals clean EU break

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:20

In a highly anticipated speech, Theresa May calls on the bloc to negotiate a free-trade deal to benefit both sides.