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  • Obama says Biden would make 'superb' president: New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a "superb" president, but questioned whether his vice president or potential rival Hillary Clinton would want to endure another campaign for the White House, a media report on...
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...
  • Drawing undocumented immigrants out of the shadows

    WASHINGTON With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to unauthorized immigrants, from allowing them to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, to giving them driver's...
  • 2 Washington state Congress members lecture tech giants on gender equality

    WASHINGTON Congress is hardly a bastion of diversity. The Senate is 93 percent white. The Republicans in the House don't have a single African-American or Asian-American member. And men in both chambers outnumber women 4 to 1. So what were Sen. Maria...
  • Singer Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin Prize

    NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who penned hit tunes such as "Piano Man" and "New York State of Mind," will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on...
  • White House: Obamacare subsidies ruling has no 'practical impact' now

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An appeals court ruling on Tuesday striking down a regulation on Obamacare subsidies has no immediate impact on people getting tax credits now to help offset the cost of their healthcare coverage under the law, the White House said....
  • U.S. FAA has not given notice about flights over Gaza: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has not issued any notices regarding flights over the Gaza region in the Middle East despite the current conflict, the White House said on Tuesday. "As it relates to the airspace in Gaza ......
  • Additional sanctions on Russia still an option: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is continuing to review its sanctions on Russia amid the conflict in Ukraine, including the downed Malaysian airliner shot down last week, and is willing to consider additional costs, the White House said on...
  • U.S. to appeal Obamacare subsidies ruling

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will appeal to the full District of Columbia circuit court a ruling that threw out a key aspect of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday. In a...
  • Like/Dislike with Max Major, mentalist

    Like/Dislike with Max Major, mentalist
    One moment changed everything for Max Major. From the age of 12, the mentalist has been practicing the art of magic. But it wasn't until he turned 18 and saw his dad hypnotized to quit smoking that he realized magic was more than just clever tricks...
  • Separate U.S. appeals court upholds subsidies under Obama health law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a federal regulations that implemented subsidies that are vital to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, in direct conflict with another ruling on the issue handed down...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...