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2014/11/24 15:51
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... really urgent that we address the weak links and blind spots around the world," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told The Associated Press. "Ebola is...
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2014/11/24 09:31
2014/11/24 09:31
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More than a year ago, ABC News and the Center for Public Integrity exposed the denial of benefits to coal miners suffering from pneumoconiosis or anthracosis, better known and feared throughout the...
2014/11/24 05:47
2014/11/24 05:47
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U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, who has helped lead the charge for ratifying the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, says there does not appear to be enough support in the Senate to...
2014/11/23 12:37
2014/11/23 12:37
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After a bruising midterm election where they lost a competitive Senate race and emerged with just one of four congressional seats, Iowa Democrats are trying to regroup. The recent results mean that...
2014/11/23 04:28
2014/11/23 04:28
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Improving system for person with disabilities good for allSunday, 23 November 2014, 4:46 pmPress Release: UN NewsImproving system for person with disabilities good for all says US advocate on tour of...
2014/11/22 04:39
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Rarely will you see a politician so obviously try to save their own skin — and fail so publicly. On Nov. 12, Sen. Mary Landrieu walked onto the floor of the U.S. Senate and demanded that Congress...
2014/11/21 20:48
2014/11/21 20:48
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Robin Williams's Eldest Son Speaks Out: 'We're Trying to Stay Strong' Before an emotional tribute to his father, Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, Zak Williams spoke to PEOPLE about...
2014/11/20 22:49
2014/11/20 22:49
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While many issues divide Washington, we have seen bipartisan progress -- in both the House and the Senate -- in the effort to combat Ebola. These steps forward are encouraging, and hopefully suggest...
2014/11/20 18:04
2014/11/20 18:04
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, a moderate Republican from Central New York, was among only nine members of Congress invited to the White House on Wednesday for a bill signing ceremony...
2014/11/20 16:31
2014/11/20 16:31
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But the report, released Thursday, says climate change "may substantially increase losses by 2040 and increase losses from about 50 to 100% by 2100." One study cited by the GAO estimated that because...
2014/11/20 15:06
2014/11/20 15:06
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Sen. Chuck Grassley has offered an emotional farewell to longtime colleague Tom Harkin, who is retiring after three decades in the Senate. Grassley spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday. The Republican...
2014/11/20 14:34
2014/11/20 14:34
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WASHINGTON D.C. — Senator Charles Grassley gave a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday in honor of Senator Tom Harkin who is set to retire. Coming to the end of the eight minute address, Grassley...
2014/11/20 07:24
2014/11/20 07:24
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TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineupTV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or...
2014/11/20 01:24
2014/11/20 01:24
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Sen. Tom Harkin turned 75 on Wednesday, and his Republican counterpart took to the Senate floor to wish him well. Sen. Charles Grassley wished Harkin a happy birthday and complimented him on his 27...
2014/11/19 23:43
2014/11/19 23:43
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WASHINGTON — The next Senate will be slightly younger than the current one. With several races still to be called, the 11 newly-minted senators set to take office in January are, on average, 16 years...
2014/11/19 16:49
2014/11/19 16:49
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The 59-41 Senate vote was one short of the 60 needed to clear the House-passed measure, and marked a severe blow to embattled Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana. While President Barack Obama and much of...
2014/11/19 13:20
2014/11/19 13:20
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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2014. There are 42 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln paid tribute to the fallen from the...
2014/11/19 10:51
2014/11/19 10:51
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On Ebola Funding, Don't Forget Lessons from the AIDS Epidemic | Commentary A well-founded sense of urgency gripped the recent Senate Appropriations Committee hearing about the proposed $6.2 billion...
2014/11/19 10:26
2014/11/19 10:26
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It seems as if the word “bipartisanship” is being thrown around more than ever. In the past two decades, the number of Americans who routinely take a conservative or liberal position has multiplied...
2014/11/19 03:36
2014/11/19 03:36
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That proposed pipeline would pass through two of Siouxland's states. Here's what several of the voting senators said about the vote. Republican South Dakota Senator John Thune said, "This fight is...
2014/11/24 15:51
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