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Elizabeth Warren tells Wall Street: 'Bring it on'

Elizabeth Warren has a clear message for Wall Street: "Bring it on."

The senator from Massachusetts said Monday that she will continue to call for financial reforms and for big Wall Street banks to be broken up, despite potential retaliation against D...

John Kerry

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Iran talks: Kerry still sees 'tricky issues'

As nuclear talks with Iran neared the endgame, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shied away from predicting success.

Difficult issues remain on the table as the world's most powerful diplomats meet in Switzerland with Iranian nuclear negotiators, Ker...

Demonstrators in Indianapolis over religious freedom law

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Indiana legislators pledge to 'fix' law

Indiana's top two state lawmakers pledged Monday to amend the state's controversial "religious freedom" law to clarify that it cannot be used to discriminate against gay people.

Obama speaks at Kennedy Institute dedication

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Obama salutes 'Lion of the Senate' Kennedy

President Barack Obama, formally dedicating on Monday an institute to the U.S. Senate and one of its legendary occupants, hailed the importance of the legislative body even while suggesting its best days have faded.

Speaking at the Boston waterfront s...

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Obama makes first trip to Kenya as President

President Barack Obama is making his first trip to his father's native Kenya as president this summer, the White House announced Monday.

Obama in silhouette

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The 2 states Obama hasn't visited

He's visited steel mills in Indiana and movie studios in California; an oil spill in in Louisiana and a landslide in Washington State; military bases from New Jersey to Texas; even Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

When President Barack Obama spea...

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Iran nuclear talks: What they are discussing

American diplomats are in the final stretch of negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

World powers, including the United States, want to curb Iran's nuclear program to keep it from developing a nuclear bomb, and Iran is eager to throw off th...

Jeb Bush interview

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Bush missed red flags in business scandal

There were plenty of red flags surrounding the company Jeb Bush was planning to join: lawsuits, bad headlines, even previously convicted drug dealers in top positions.

But somehow Bush seemed to miss them all in 2007 as he prepared to join InnoVida a...

 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

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Indiana governor illustrates GOP's gay rights challenge

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence got five cracks at answering the question that has triggered intense backlash against his state's new "religious freedom" law. The law allows individuals to assert in court that state laws and local ordinances violate their re...

G20 passports

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World leaders' passport details released

Personal details including the passport numbers of U.S. President Barack Obama and 19 other world leaders at last year's G20 summit were inadvertently released by Australia's immigration department, British newspaper the Guardian reported Monday.

An o...

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Pence: Indiana 'not going to change' law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a "tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding."

But he refused Sunday to answer at lea...

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George

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Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Indiana governor defends Religious Freedom Law

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Indiana governor Mike Pence claims his state's new Religious Freedom Law is misunderstood. Opponents say the measure will allow businesses to discriminate against gay customers on religious grounds.

Harry Reid: 'I'm not running for re-election'

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid releases a video on Friday saying he won't seek reelection in 2016.

Bergdahl saga still not over

Bowe Bergdahl tree in background

The night Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his post in the summer of 2009, he was 23 years old.

Indiana businesses: We’re open for everyone

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Indiana's religious freedom bill is on its way to the governor's desk. Businesses across the state are reacting by advertising that they’re open to everyone regardless of sexual orientation.

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On this Day

  • President Ronald Reagan's assassination attempt, 1981

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    On this day: March 30

    Henry VIII divorces his first wife, Vincent van Gogh is born, America agrees to buy Alaska from Russia, and President Reagan survives an assassination attempt, all on this day.

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Hiker rescued from French Creek State Park

ELVERSON, Pa.

Emergency responders were called in for a dramatic rescue at French Creek State Park Monday afternoon.

Shelter officials on the hunt for a man who tossed a dog out of his car

Dog tossed from car
POCONO TWP., Pa.

Shelter officials in Monroe County are looking for a man who tossed a dog out of a car.

New restaurant serves up more than just food

Mission BBQ ribbon cutting

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WYOMISSING, Pa.

A new restaurant in Berks County is serving a helping of gratitude to those who have served our country.

Half of Lafayette College campus loses electricity

Lafayette College
EASTON, Pa.

A malfunction in an electric substation cut off power to about half the campus at Lafayette College in Easton Monday afternoon.

 
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