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Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in U.S. war strategy

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar’s al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism. more »»

Some may lose health care credits

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — Thousands of consumers risk losing financial aid for health care premiums under President Barack Obama’s law unless they clear up lingering questions about their incomes, administration... more »»

Justice Department seeks new tool against data fraud

September 15, 2014 WASHINGTON— Working to combat an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries, Justice Department officials are pressing for a new law to help them prosecute criminals overseas who... more »»

Obama’s counter-terror fight to destroy ISIS faces high risk

September 12, 2014 By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s decision to expand airstrikes in Iraq and extend them to Syria raises a host of questions about how an intensified... more »»

Cities prepare for warm climate without saying so

September 10, 2014 GRAND HAVEN — With climate change still a political minefield across the nation despite the strong scientific consensus that it’s happening, some community leaders have hit upon a way of preparing... more »»

Do I have a drinking problem?

September 9, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Do you suspect you are drinking too much or that maybe your drug use is getting out of control? Here are a few questions to ask yourself: — Would my physical health be better if I... more »»

Land, Peters spar over her plan to slash gas tax

September 8, 2014 LANSING — At a time Republicans are eyeing slight to significant state gasoline tax increases to improve Michigan’s roads, their standard-bearer for U.S. more »»

To answer the call

September 5, 2014 Instead of folklore and fairy tales, let’s deal with the facts on why the Upper Peninsula desperately needs a wolf hunt Last week marked an important moment for Michigan when elected representatives... more »»

Silence of the yappers

September 4, 2014 With folks yapping all day on social media — Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and the rest — how can there be such a thing as a “spiral of silence” online? Easy. more »»

Common Core questions

September 3, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having... more »»

Airwaves heat up in race for Michigan governor

September 2, 2014 LANSING — Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. more »»

Obama crafting legal rationale for impending immigration steps

August 28, 2014 WASHINGTON — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration. more »»

Waiting for primary care

August 27, 2014 The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, may serve as a bookend to a scandal that exploded around the unofficial start, Memorial Day. more »»

Facts about U.S. racial unrest

August 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., was roiled by racial unrest after 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9. more »»

Laughs in Minnesota not from Franken

August 22, 2014 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Someone has a sense of humor in Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race, but it’s not the former “Saturday Night Live” writer and comedian. As front-running Sen. more »»

GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries

August 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party’s chances of increasing it... more »»

In new book, Paul Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

August 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. more »»

Police images fuel outrage in St. Louis and beyond

August 15, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo.— The images were reminiscent of a war zone: Helmeted officers pointing weapons from armored trucks, flash grenades lighting the night sky and tear gas exploding in crowded streets. more »»

Lighter sentences sought for some business crimes

August 14, 2014 WASHINGTON — The federal panel that sets sentencing policy eased penalties this year for potentially tens of thousands of nonviolent drug offenders. more »»



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