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Madison— In two dramatic developments on the state budget Tuesday, a spokeswoman for Gov. Scott Walker acknowledged that his office helped develop …Freedom of Information
IN MAY 2014, President Obama promised a new U.S. effort to train and equip moderate Syrian rebel forces. The next month, the administration asked Congress for $500 million to fund the effort, with the aim of deploying 5,000 U.S.-backed fighters a year for three years. Numerous analysts quickly …Middle East
CMS's Internal Controls Did Not Effectively Ensure the Accuracy of Aggregate Financial Assistance Payments Made to Qualified Health Plan Issuers Under the Affordable Care Act
CMS's internal controls did not effectively ensure the accuracy of nearly $2.8 billion in aggregate financial assistance payments made to insurance …Insurance
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Before Obama: A brief, awkward history of Whac-a-Mole metaphors and the U.S. military - The Washington Post
After delivering a statement on the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State, President Obama took two questions Monday from the press corps at the Pentagon. Asked whether he would boost the size of the U.S. force fighting the militants in Iraq to more than 3,000, he relied on an old …Political History
Andrea Constand, a woman whom Bill Cosby met while she was working at the Temple athletic department in Philadelphia, sued Cosby in 2005 alleging he …Bill Cosby
TORRANCE, Calif. — At the height of Roger Clinton’s fame, the struggling rock singer stood accused of taking cash and a gold Rolex to lobby for pardons as his half brother Bill Clinton’s presidency was ending.
Fifteen years later, with Hillary Rodham Clinton seeking to navigate a return to the White …Bill Clinton
Hollywood will never be the same without this legendary producer’s unmistakeable voice and infectious optimism, writes Rich Cohen, who profiled Weintraub for V.F. in 2008.
Life, it turns out, is sort of like summer camp. If you make one really good friend, or meet one really great person, consider …Jerry Weintraub
Happy 69th wedding anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Carter! The couple on their wedding day #OTD 1946. @CarterLibrary pic.twitter.com/WmtWOz5VuWNational Archives
On this day in 1947 a top secret US military balloon (or perhaps, an #alien spacecraft) crashed in Roswell, NM. pic.twitter.com/IHSmX6ES29U.S. Military
For weeks, dozens of construction workers from Latin America have streamed onto the site of the Old Post Office Pavilion in downtown Washington and taken pride in their work building one of the city’s newest luxury hotels.
But that job site is now laden with tension after the man behind the project …Immigration
In the age of social media, a bad first date can be a hell of a lot more awkward than what spawns from one-on-one interaction. Suppose the person …Toronto
Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) —Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility Tuesday for a nighttime attack on two homes in northeastern Kenya'sMandera County.
The attack killed at least 14 people and injured 11 others, according to Mandera County Commissioner Alex Nkoyo.
The compound housed primarily quarry workers.