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Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults....

Advice to Democrats: Don't say `recovery'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser....

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state while she considers another White House campaign....

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby....

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday....

Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims....

Clinton White House documents set for release
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration....

UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year....

2 long-time friends discuss the First Amendment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect....

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation....

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