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Battle brews over how to honor Frank Buckles

WASHINGTON (AP) - The longest-living American to serve in World War I survived war and prison camps, but in death he couldn't escape Washington politics. Nearly a week after Frank Buckles died at the ... read more

Wave of war memorials coming. Are we at peace with that?

That memorial would accomplish a feat rarely if ever matched in the annals of memorial building: commemorating a war before it is over. It also epitomizes ... What about World War I, whose last U.S. v... read more

Battle brews in Minn. over hospital nurse staffing

The "Standard of Care" proposal seeks to devise and enact hospital-by-hospital staffing requirements over the next year. Precise head counts would vary by the severity of patient illness, the type of ... read more

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Supporters rally for gay man detained by ICE, city shares memories of LOVE | Morning Newsletter

He has yet to receive a hearing, so organizations across Philly are demanding his release, just as the city wages its own battle against federal immigration ... governments are currently battling in c... read more

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Individual successes, even in Vestavia, belie the systemic racism present in today's society

Editor's note: As debate continues in Vestavia over the high school's Rebel mascot, students who have won the honor to portray "Rebel Man" continue ... Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., Herman Frank Cash, Rob... read more

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

If they fail, federal agencies would start shutting their doors over the weekend - an election-year debacle that GOP leaders and many Democrats are eager to avoid for fear of alienating voters. The le... read more

NFL rejects veterans group’s ad for Super Bowl program

McCarthy said the league, which has editorial control over the content, asked AMVETS to consider other options for the message, such as “Please Honor our Veterans” or “Please Stand for our Veterans.” ... read more

Report: Pentagon should scrap $40 billion aircraft carrier

Working under a hypothetical budget that implements a 2 percent increase over the DOD’s 2017 budget, the report lays out a plan to grow the Navy to 345 ships from 272 over a 10-year period and provide ... read more

DC And Vertigo Comic Book Releases For February 2015 [Solicitations]

Please see the order form for more information. “The Infinitus Saga” continues as the team joins the Legion of Super-Heroes, a Thanagarian war fleet and a Rannian war fleet to battle the endless force... read more

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate panel backs bill

The measure would generate about $2 billion in royalties over the next decade, Murkowski said, with half the money going to her home state. Murkowski, who chairs the Senate panel, said opening the ref... read more

Sen. Ron Johnson: “No way” the U.S. Senate should vote on health care bill this week

On Father's Day, Frank Urtz of Shorewood found out his 28-year-old daughter ... I haven’t seen that yet," Walker told reporters. As the debate intensifies over health care legislation, support is grow... read more

Schumer’s ‘cave’? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leader

In a bid to win over a few Democratic holdouts ... Immigration advocates hoped Schumer would see that as badge of honor, but there was anxiety about his resolve. “He went to the mats,” said Frank Shar... read more



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