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Despite billions spent by the U.S. on training, the nation's army and police remain riven by sectarian discontents, corruption and a lack of professionalism.
The games themselves might assuage anger over the $11.5 billion that the nation with millions of poor has spent on the tournament.
The soldier could be in line for more than $600,000 if, among other things, it's determined he was a prisoner of war.
Kevin McCarthy gathers support to become House majority leader, though some Republicans would prefer a stronger conservative.
The AP learns that the Obama administration has been pushing local police to keep quiet about the technology they use to sweep up cellphone data.
American teens are smoking, drinking and fighting less -- though they're still texting behind the wheel, a survey shows.
Five years after the Great Recession, pay increases remain sharply uneven across industries in the U.S. and, as a whole, have barely kept up with prices.
Tension spikes when an interviewer repeatedly asks Clinton about her shift to support gay marriage.
The lists come a day after a prominent food blogger posts an online petition to get major brewers to say what's in their beverages.
The African-American actress earned lead roles in movies and on Broadway while waging a lifelong fight against injustice.
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