Obama calls spying on allies common WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama brushed aside sharp European criticism on Monday, suggesting that all nations spy on each other as the French and Germans expressed outrage over alleged U.S. eav...
Student loan rates double without Congress’ action WASHINGTON — College students taking out new loans for the fall term will see interest rates twice what they were in the spring — unless Congress fulfills its pledge to restore lower rates when it ...
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By PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated PressAssociated Press
New spying allegations rile allies WASHINGTON — The Obama administration faced a breakdown in confidence Sunday from key foreign allies who threatened investigations and sanctions against the U.S. over secret surveillance programs t...
Jul 01, 2013 | 0 | 22 |
by FRANK JORDANS and LARA JAKES Associated PressAssociated Press
‘War’ ends, Gettysburg park service ceremony next GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Sweat soaking their wool uniforms, the Union and Confederate soldiers met near the stone wall to exchange handshakes, pleasantries and even a few jokes. On this warm, sticky Sunda...
Jul 01, 2013 | 0 | 26 |
by GENARO C. ARMAS Associated PressAssociated Press
House takes up own immigration fix WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday that any attempt at comprehensive immigration legislation cannot offer a “special pathway to citizenship” for those...
Jul 01, 2013 | 0 | 27 |
by PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated PressAssociated Press
Arabs worry as Dearborn eyes garage rule revision DEARBORN, Mich. — As early summer days on Orchard Street draw to a close, sliding doors open, inviting fresh air and neighbors into side-by-side garages. More patio than parking place or storage fo...
Jul 01, 2013 | 0 | 30 |
By JEFF KAROUB Associated PressAssociated Press
Abotion bill foe Davis still weighing future AUSTIN, Texas — State Sen. Wendy Davis, whose filibuster against Texas abortion restrictions gained her national fame, insists Democrats will be competitive in next year’s statewide races but hasn’...
Jul 01, 2013 | 0 | 26 |
by CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated PressAssociated Press
Ohio police using fake drug checkpoints MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Police in the Cleveland suburb of Mayfield Heights know they’re not allowed to use checkpoints to search drivers and their cars for drugs. So they’re trying the next best t...
New map may explain Lee’s decisions at Gettysburg GETTYSBURG, Pa. — On the second day of fighting at Gettysburg, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee listened to scouting reports, scanned the battlefield and ordered his second-in-command, James Longstre...
Jun 30, 2013 | 0 | 19 |
BY MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated PressAssociated Press
Rock ’n’ roll dad finds new leader ARCADIA, Mo. — Some might consider hanging out on stage and in recording studios with some of the biggest names in 1980s rock ’n’ roll to be the gig of a lifetime. Greg Gill, 48, once thought that,...
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BY KEVIN R. JENKINS McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun