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House and Senate negotiators reached a budget deal that would fund the federal government for two fiscal years. It's modest, but a step back from fiscal brinkmanship – if it passes.
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The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday about an EPA rule that aims to curb cross-border air pollution. A lower court struck down the rule, saying the EPA exceeded its authority.
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Tens of thousands gathered at a stadium in Soweto to remember Nelson Mandela today. 'In Africa, when the lion dies, the jungle roars. We’re here to make sure that happens,' said one.
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With thousands of protesters still jamming Kiev's streets, President Yanukovych calls for political talks to resolve country's worst crisis in a decade.
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In an unexpected turn of events, Rep. Steve Stockman announced Monday that he plans to run against Senate minority whip John Cornyn in the Texas Republican primaries in March.
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Cuba's Raúl Castro was in the meet-and-greet line of world leaders assembled in Johannesburg for the Nelson Mandela memorial service, and Obama shook his hand. What have other US presidents when facing communist leaders?
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Police are striking for higher wages in 16 of Argentina's 23 provinces. Looting has followed, reflecting an unaddressed social volatility.
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The Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons, which received the prize, called Tuesday for Israel, North Korea, Egypt, and three others to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention.
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Two soldiers were killed today, underscoring the challenges French forces face in the increasingly unstable former French colony.
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In a landmark case, the Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday from downwind Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states who want Southern and Midwestern power plants to cut coal-plant emissions.
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Technology firms like Google and Facebook on Monday called on the US government to curtail its online surveillance. If users no longer trust them, such companies could face big problems.
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Waves of winter storms, which began at the end of last week, are expected to last into Tuesday for areas north of Virginia, forecasters say. The weather has interrupted air and auto travel, plus Senate proceedings.