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Snickerdoodle apple bread

Forget banana bread. Nothing beats a warm slice of apple bread topped with cinnamon sugar. This quick bread is dense, moist, and most importantly, …

Boehner's premiums spike

House Speaker John Boehner’s health insurance premiums will nearly double — and his deductibles will almost triple — as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to figures provided by his office at POLITICO’s request.<p>Don’t expect to hear the Ohio Republican complain about his personal price …

Iran nuclear deal: Saudi Arabia warns it will strike out on its own

Saudi Arabia claims they were kept in the dark by Western allies over Iran nuclear deal and says it will strike out on its own<p><b>Israeli press pours scorn on Netanyahu</b> <b><br>How Middle East press reacted</b><p>A senior advisor to the <b>Saudi</b> royal family has accused its Western allies of deceiving the oil rich kingdom</b> …

The Long Shadow Of Iran Contra

<b>I am a simple man</b>. Years ago, I made it a policy of mine that I would approve of any deal with Iran so long as it didn't involve selling missiles to the mullahs. I developed this policy in January of 1981, when I was in Washington covering the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan, and the …

Enrolling the Homeless in Medicaid Is as Hard as It Sounds

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Medicaid expansion could be extremely beneficial to homeless people, who often have higher rates of …

Government books $41.3 billion in student loan profits

Figures come as concerns mount about growing loan debt for students, graduates.<p>The federal government made enough money on student loans over the last year that, if it wanted, it could provide maximum-level Pell Grants of $5,645 to 7.3 million college students.<p>The $41.3 billion profit for the 2013 …

Palestinians Cast a U.N. Vote, Move Closer to State Recognition

The Palestinians achieved a small victory at the U.N. last week, but without the U.S. supporting their bid for statehood, Palestine will never be on …