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Obama: Secret Service does a 'great job'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs on his behalf and on behalf of his family....

SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it health care law numerology....

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found....

Campaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates....

Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet in Congress....

Clinton: 2014 races a chance 'to shape our future'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton says the upcoming fall election is "an opportunity to shape our future" in a new fundraising pitch on behalf of House Democrats....

Clintons mark 10 years of annual summit
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill and Hillary Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female empowerment around the globe as the former secretary of state considers a 2016 presidential campaign....

Homelessness increases among school children
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of homeless school children is rising in U.S. schools....

UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from extremists flocking to Syria and Iraq....

Obama has built a complicated immigration record
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama....

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