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House passes bill restoring benefits to fallen soldiers' families

The House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation that would assure that families of fallen soldiers are given the death gratuity benefits they were promised, but not given, because of the government shutdown.<p>The vote was 425-0.<p>The legislation provides one way that the "death …

Amber Alert site restored after online furor over government shutdown

Justice Department brings site back online after critics suggest that the shutdown had forced closure of notification system<p>The Amber Alert child abduction notification system remained fully functional during the government shutdown, the Department of Justice insisted on Monday, despite its …

No NTSB investigators for deadly bus crash because of government shutdown: official

The National Transportation Safety Board is not sending anyone to investigate a horrific Tennessee bus crash that left eight people dead and 14 more injured because the government shutdown furloughed all its highway investigators, an NTSB official said.<p>“In this particular case I think it’s highly …

Libertarians fear Obamacare so much they closed the government

It’s not yet clear if the move will backfire<p>What is the most effective way to destroy Obamacare?<p>It's not to defund it, as there's really no such thing as defunding it. Individuals are mostly funding it by buying insurance policies, and the rest of it as a whole bunch of other separate and …

Skeletal Remains Found in South Dakota Studebaker Tied to Teens Missing Since 1971

Authorities have found skeletal remains in the 1960 Studebaker that was pulled from a South Dakota creek and tied them to a cold case from more than …

David Frost on Interviewing Presidents and Presidential…

<b>David Frost on Interviewing Presidents and Presidential Candidates (1987)</b><p>"Frost was the only person to have interviewed all eight British prime ministers serving between 1964 and 2010 (Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, James Callaghan, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron) and all seven US presidents in office between 1969 and 2008 (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush).<p>He was a patron and …