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    Obama unveils new medical research initiative

    President Barack Obama on Friday announced the details of his "Precision Medicine Initiative," a proposal aimed at pushing the U.S. to the forefront of cutting edge medical treatments.

    The initiative "will leverage advances in genomics, emerging metho...

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Kerry fined for not shoveling snow from sidewalk

JOHN KERRY IRAN TALKS EXTENDED

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been fined for not clearing snow from the sidewalk by his house.

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Romney to tell supporters his 2016 plans

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Former Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney has made a decision on whether to go forward with a third presidential bid and will tell to supporters which way he is going in a Friday morning call, a source familiar with Romney's plans tells CNN.

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Santorum staffing up in South Carolina

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Rick Santorum is expanding his nonprofit to the all-important early primary state of South Carolina, a move that's certain to heighten speculation over his potential presidential run.

South Carolina GOP strategist Jon Parker confirmed to CNN he plans ...

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Sequester that everyone hates is hard to replace

Obama, D-Day 70th anniversary

There's one thing Democrats and Republicans agree on: It's time to get rid of the forced spending cuts known in Washington as the sequester.

But reaching a deal on the next question -- what exactly to replace the cuts with -- will require yet another ...

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Graham: 'I'm tired of just complaining'

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says he is testing the waters on a presidential run because he is sick of hearing himself complain.

"I complain a lot and also have some solutions. I'm tired of just complaining and now ready to try to lead. Whether or not there is...

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Klan leader 'just might' run against Scalise

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Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke suggested on Wednesday he might primary Louisiana Republican Rep. Steve Scalise, after Scalise distanced himself from an event hosted by Duke's white nationalist group.

During an interview on the Jim Engster Show,...

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Key data on Afghan reconstruction withheld

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The U.S. military has, for the first time, classified key data about reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, in a move that has frustrated one government watchdog and left the public in the dark on billions in spending.

The agency tasked with overseein...

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Pentagon: Bergdahl detainee returned to fight

Bowe Bergdahl release

The U.S. military and intelligence community now suspect that one of the five Taliban detainees released from Guantanamo Bay in return for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in May of last year has attempted to return to militant activity from his current location i...

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WH: No, Castro, you can't have Gitmo back

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Just over a month after the release of American aid worker Alan Gross from a Cuban prison ushered in a new era between Washington and Havana, the relationship is facing a new chill.

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Senate passes Keystone XL measure

Keystone Pipeline

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill on Thursday to clear construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a controversial project that would transport oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

The vote was 62 to 36. Nine mostly centrist Democrats joined with R...

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