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Iraq And Afghanistan Vets To Be Honored In D.C.


The names of all those who have died in battle since 9/11 will be read aloud at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 24.

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PHOTOS: Cowboys And Indians Rail Against Keystone Pipeline


All photos: Maria Rada/TRNS

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Expert: Start Producing Television In Russian For Russian Speakers Elsewhere

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SLIDESHOW: Scenes From The White House Easter Egg Roll

Photo: Geoff Holtzman/TRNS

The White House says over 30,000 people attended this year’s festivities.

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Official: Crude Tanker Derailments Must Be Addressed

Deborah Hersman

The outgoing chairman of the NTSB said Monday that the nation needs to do more to address safety concerns of U.S. railcars carrying crude oil.

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The Republican Who Fought For Civil Rights


MLK, JFK and LBJ deserve all the credit for establishing civil rights for African-Americans. But they got a lot of help from a little-known Republican congressman.

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Snowden Aided Terrorists, British Politician Argues

High-school dropout Edward Snowden was a useful tool in the PRISM spy program -- until he fled.

Former British defense official Liam Fox defended the NSA, and admonished Edward Snowden for exposing classified intelligence.

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Faith Leaders Urge Obama To Slow Deportations

The group pressed the president to loosen policies that separate immigrant families.

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Robert E. Lee Had To Apply For U.S. Citizenship Following The Civil War


Former President Andrew Johnson pardoned most surviving Confederates who had fought against the Union in the American Civil War. General Robert E. Lee was not among them.

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LISTEN: Administration Promoting Organ Donation Month


Assistant U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Howard Koh says 18 people die every day in the U.S. waiting for an organ.

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Pentagon Rejects Report Of U.S. Base Overrun By Al-Qaeda

The Pentagon said the base was operated by Libyan personnel and was not operated in secret by U.S. forces.

92.5% Of Syrian Chemical Weapons Removed Or Destroyed: UN

An advance team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations arrives in Damascus, Syria. October 1, 2013. UN Photo/Hend Abdel Ghany

The Assad government has until the end of April to remove the full quantity of its declared 1,433 tons of chemicals.

GOP: Fewer Deportations Equals Fewer Jobs For Americans

Republican senators are asking President Obama to clarify an immigration enforcement review being led by DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.

U.S. Reacts To Kabul Attack

The attack left three Americans dead.

Kennedy Promises Clinton Endorsement After ’08 Snub

Caroline Kennedy was reportedly sought by the Clinton campaign in 2008, but ultimately backed Obama.

US Warns South Sudan: Stop Interfering With United Nations Work

Samantha Power said the government of President Salva Kiir should “work far harder” to stop attacks on the U.N. mission in the country.