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Across nation, veterans' sacrifices honored in many ways
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle and made special mention on Memorial Day of the families of lost loved ones "who represent the best of who we are."...

Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic socialist" senator isn't the candidate they want. But Bernie Sanders is the candidate they're about to get....

AP source: Cleveland, Justice Department reach policing deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and it could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said....

Biden tries to smooth over anger sparked by Carter's comment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is reassuring Iraq's government of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment....

GOP likely to feel the heat if court decision guts Obamacare
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control....

Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking....

Jeb Bush to get own home at family compound in Kennebunkport
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is getting a house of his own at the family compound on the coast of Maine where generations of Bushes have spent summers....

Perry seeks to win over Iowa with frequent visits
LE MARS, Iowa (AP) -- Rick Perry's early, hands-on approach in Iowa contrasts with the 2016 presidential prospect's failed bid four years ago, when he entered the race relatively late and stumbled in the debates....

Skimpy insurance seen by Democrats as next health care issue
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections....

Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers....

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