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(Washington, DC) -- Senate Democrats continue blocking Republican maneuvers on funding the Department of Homeland Security. A GOP bill to form a negotiating committee with the House fell short of a 60-vote threshold. Democrats accused Republicans of continuing to seek ways to...
(Cleveland, OH) -- Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is apologizing for the city's response in the wrongful death lawsuit of Tamir Rice. Jackson says the words used in the city's court filing on Friday was insensitive and hurtful to the Rice family and the people of Cleveland. The...
(Undated) -- A drought may have been a key trigger for the war in Syria. That's according to a new University of California study that shows a lack of rain from 2006 to 2010 may have contributed to civil unrest that sparked the uprising. The study connected global warming to...
(Washington, DC) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is playing down tensions with the U.S. Speaking to AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Netanyahu said the Israeli-American alliance is stronger than ever. Netanyahu has been harshly critical of the U...
(Brussels) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is holding meetings in Geneva with the foreign ministers of Russia and Iran. Jack Parrock reports. Play Clip
(Undated) -- Donald Trump says he'd beat Hillary Clinton in a presidential election. He told Fox and Friends this morning that he has the best chances of any likely Republican candidate to defeat the former Secretary of State. He said there's a 75-to-80 percent chance he runs in...
(Washington, DC) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is playing down tensions with the U.S. Speaking to AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Netanyahu said the Israeli-American alliance is stronger than ever. Netanyahu has been harshly critical of the U...
(Washington, DC) -- U.S.-UN Ambassador Samantha Power is defending the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. At a summit of Jewish leaders in DC, Power insisted that the U.S. is absolutely committed to denying Iran a nuclear weapon. Power told the crowd at AIPAC, the American...
(Washington, DC) -- Veteran Senator Barbara Mikulski will not seek re-election. The Maryland Democrat has served longer than any other woman in Senate history. Milulski is a former chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. She had to relinquish that powerful post when...