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Rep. Mike Synar, a Democrat, had the National Rifle Association's backing in 1980. But by 1994, his positions had changed, and so had the NRA's. Here's how the group worked to defeat him.
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Some employers may now opt to claim a religious or moral exemption when it comes to paying for birth control, and women could end up sharing the cost with employers that scale back coverage.
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There have been decades of progress in the fight against hunger. But the rosy numbers don't tell the whole story.
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Boeing picked Chicago instead when it was looking for a new headquarters in 2001. This time around, Denver is pitching its quality of life to draw Amazon to build a new headquarters there.
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Following his acceptance of the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, McCain said U.S. abandonment of global leadership is "unpatriotic."
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Officials say they are increasingly optimistic that the fires are gradually being extinguished, with two of the largest about 70 percent contained.
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The wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was nominated in May to represent the United States at the Holy See.
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