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Navy testing revolutionary remote-controlled choppers, rail gun

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:20pm

The U.S. Naval Research unit, led by Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, already is in the process of developing an unmanned helicopter that can be navigated by iPad. And that's just one way the unit is researching ways to revolutionize how the U.S. military fights, and saves lives.

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Early Afghanistan election tallies indicate winner would sign security deal with US

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:22pm

The results of the Afghanistan presidential election on Saturday are likely several weeks away, but preliminary tallies show the candidate backed by outgoing President Hamid Karzai is trailing the two likely finalists.

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Obama announces education innovation grants

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:15pm

President Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country that are helping students gain work experience for what he called the "in-demand jobs of the future."

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Union dispute slows work at vital western port to a crawl

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:47pm

At first glance, operations at the Port of Portland might look normal. Trucks come and go. Containers are loaded and unloaded. But upon closer inspection, it's clear the normally efficient system is moving like molasses.

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Feds move in on Nevada rancher's herd over illegal grazing

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:30pm

For 20 years an old hard-bitten Nevada rancher and the federal government have been locked in a bitter range war over cattle grazing rights.

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GOP report on IRS: Only Tea Party groups received ‘systematic scrutiny’

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:12pm

A new report from House Republicans sheds more light on the early stages of tea-party targeting by the Internal Revenue Service, identifying the first three cases sent to Washington for special review in 2010.

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States target meth labs with name-and-shame strategy

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:09pm

As states struggle to clamp down on a growing meth epidemic, they're turning to a tactic commonly used to target sex offenders: name and shame.

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Pols push to abolish agency charging for documents available for free online

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:11pm

A little-known agency that long predates the Internet continues to charge people for reports that are available for free online -- triggering calls to abolish the 'outdated' division.

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Rep. Pompeo: NATO not prepared to prevent Putin from moving deeper into Ukraine

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:40am

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., told Fox News National Security Analyst the “risk” for further Russian military movement into eastern Ukraine “has actually increased rather than decreased” over the past two weeks.

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Brown to officially enter Senate race in New Hampshire on Thursday

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:25am

Republican Scott Brown says that on Thursday he will officially enter the U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire.

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States work to protect electric grid from solar storms and nuclear attacks

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:51am

States are working to protect their electrical grids from solar storms and nuclear attacks, frustrated by federal inaction to do the same.

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Supreme Court declines to hear appeal from photographers who wouldn't work same-sex ceremony

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:04am

The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from Christian photographers who were fined and admonished by the New Mexico Supreme Court for declining to work a same-sex ceremony, in what could be a blow to religious business owners.

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Supreme Court rejects new campaign finance case

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:04am

The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to century-old bans on campaign contributions by corporations.

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Supreme Court rejects early appeal of surveillance ruling

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:59am

The Supreme Court has declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records.

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The fix is in: Dems push ObamaCare remedies

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:52am

Democrats are looking to save their Senate majority through  bipartisan ObamaCare fixes.

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Gallup survey suggests sign-ups under ObamaCare not as high as White House says

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:19am

A major new Gallup survey suggests the ObamaCare sign-up numbers are not as soaring as the White House claims.

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Study: No connection between school spending, student outcomes

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:40am

For decades, it's probably the most troublesome question facing education: Why are results for U.S. public school students so mediocre, despite the billions of taxpayer dollars spent?

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Jeb Bush says decision on 2016 run coming before year's end, says illegal immigration can be 'act of love'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:27am

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has said that he would make a decision on whether to run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination before the end of this year and said that some immigrants who enter the United States illegally do so as an "act of love"for their families. 

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Hagel to tour China's new aircraft carrier

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 7:26pm

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to get a rare tour Monday of China's first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor to go aboard the ship.

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Hayden thinks Feinstein's 'emotional' opposition to CIA interrogations taints report

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 3:58pm

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden on Sunday questioned the objectivity of a forthcoming report on the agency’s detention and interrogation programs, saying California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who ordered the probe, might have let her feelings about the issue get in the way.

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