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1 year 3 weeks ago

President Obama lays out foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) - From Egypt to Syria to Iraq and beyond, the Obama administration is determined to show it will only go so far to help save nations in chaos from themselves. President Barack Obama has long made it clear that he favors a foreign policy of consultation and negotiation,...

1 year 6 months ago

ACLU NM: Walgreens assures on birth pill policy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Walgreens won't allow individual pharmacists' personal religious beliefs to prevent customers from filling birth control prescriptions, two New Mexico advocacy groups have announced. The Deerfield, Ill.-based company told the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southwest Women's Law Center that the company will take steps nationwide...

3 years 1 month ago

Wealthy conservatives, politicos gather near Vail

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - An invitation-only retreat for rich conservatives and prominent Republican politicians are gathering near Vail Sunday for a semiannual retreat aimed at promoting business-friendly policy. The meetings are organized by two of the nation's most powerful conservative political donors, Charles and David Koch of the privately...

3 years 8 months ago

Baby's death prompts new caseworker policy

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - The death of a newborn baby in Loveland has prompted a changed policy for Larimer County child caseworkers. The (Loveland) Reporter-Herald reports that January's death of baby Summer Moon Hawk has prompted a new policy that when a parent misses an appointment with caseworkers, an employee...

3 years 11 months ago

3 kids buy plane tickets, fly alone

Three Florida children bought tickets with baby-sitting money and flew to Nashville, Tennessee, on Southwest Airlines - unbeknownst to their parents. Bridget Brown, 15, had $700 saved and asked a 13-year-old friend where he wanted to go. The friend, Bobby Nolan III, suggested Nashville. Together with Brown's 11-year-old brother,...

4 years 3 hours ago

Obama defends education policies to critics

President Barack Obama says the country's long-term economic success will be tied to the success of the nation's schools. Speaking at the centennial convention of the National Urban League, Obama says he won't tolerate a status quo where United States lags behind other countries in education achievements. The...

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