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The Clean Cut: Mitt Romney, Jimmy Fallon perform 'Mitt in the Mirror' skit

Jimmy Fallon pretends to be Mitt Romney's reflection in "Mitt in the Mirror."

Kerry orders State Department review of records retention

The State Department has ordered an internal audit of the agency's record keeping after revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server... Read more »

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Republicans celebrate good week on Hill, but sees challenges ahead

Republicans are looking like they've finally figured out how to govern. Read more »

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly. Read more »

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Death of baby cut from womb in Colorado doesn't lead to murder charge

The Colorado woman accused of cutting the baby from an expectant mother's belly will not face murder charges in the gruesome attack that revived the highly charged debate over when a fetus can... Read more »

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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Read more »

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Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say

There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular... Read more »

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Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened their... Read more »

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Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed... Read more »

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Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US

Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities. Read more »

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Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance... Read more »

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Are the early primary states a big deal anymore?

Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Read more »

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Syria's Assad calls chemical attack allegations 'propaganda'

Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected allegations that his military used barrel bombs or chlorine gas against opposition-held areas, calling the accusations "malicious propaganda." Read more »

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Bill before Utah governor to regulate ride-hailing companies like Ubert, Lyft

A bill awaiting Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's approval would create new statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft while overriding Salt Lake City regulations that have left the... Read more »

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EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talks

European Union officials say the EU is assessing new ways to push Israel back to the peace negotiating table with the Palestinians for a deal based on a two-state solution. Read more »

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Reaction to Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcement

n. Harry Reid said Friday that he won't seek re-election in 2016. Officials react to the Democratic majority leader's announcement he will retire after five terms: Read more »

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Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote as elections loom

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan urged his nation to vote peacefully and accept the results of Saturday's presidential elections, which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the... Read more »

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Syria's Assad says 'open' to dialogue with United States

Syrian President Bashar Assad says he would be "open" to a dialogue with the United States, but that it must be "based on mutual respect." Read more »

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Iraqi Shiite cleric calls for unity after militia pullout

Iraq's most revered Shiite cleric on Friday called for unity among the country's forces battling the Islamic State group after most of the Iran-backed Shiite militias pulled out of the offensive in... Read more »

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Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations

A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas. Read more »

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Gillette company does work for NASA

Next time NASA's crawler transporter makes the 4.2-mile trip from the assembly shop to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the massive, lumbering 1960s machine will have new... Read more »

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Obama calls for payday loan regulations in Birmingham visit

President Barack Obama traveled Thursday to Birmingham to build support for policies that he said would protect working families, including new proposed regulations for payday lenders. Read more »

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US: Chicago-area cousins planned US terrorist attack

An Illinois Army National Guard soldier vowed to bring "the flames of war to the heart" of America if he was unable to get to the Middle East to join the Islamic State group, and his cousin bragged... Read more »

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Mexico marks 6 months since 43 students disappeared

Parents of 43 missing students marked the six-month anniversary of their disappearance Thursday by marching to the federal elections office in Mexico City to ask that voting scheduled for June in... Read more »

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Tea party movement still strong, Harvard professor tells U. students

The tea party movement that toppled former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett in 2010 and supported his successor, Sen. Mike Lee, remains strong, a Harvard University professor said Thursday at the University... Read more »

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House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it... Read more »

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