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Bob Casey becomes 32nd senator to back Iran nuke deal
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Democrat Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has become the 32nd senator to support the nuclear deal with Iran....

Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday....

Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe....

Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept. info in email
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware - and occasionally frustrated - by the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other correspondence....

Senate leader: Not enough votes to defund Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's top Republican is conceding that his party will have to await the next president before it can cut off federal funds that go to Planned Parenthood....

Bush-Trump dispute intensifies, Bush hitting back harder
MIAMI (AP) -- The feud between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush appears to be intensifying....

Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police....

Study: Midlife obesity may spur risk for earlier Alzheimer's
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when....

Walker, in office since 25, denies he's a career politician
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denies he's a career politician - even though he has been in elected office since he was 25 years old and first ran for office when he was 22....

Alabama county must pay attorney fees in civil rights case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court says Shelby County, Alabama, cannot recover $2 million in attorney fees from the U.S. government in a case that nullified a key part of the Voting Rights Act....

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