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  • new storyVacation plans collide with must-do agenda for Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-22-15 8:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a victory for President Barack Obama, supporters of sweeping, bipartisan trade legislation narrowly fended off a last-minute challenge Friday night, clearing the way for Senate passage and a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House.

  • New indictment charges owners of kennel where 21 dogs died 
    Updated: May-06-15 8:13 pm

    PHOENIX - A new indictment announced Wednesday reinstates animal cruelty charges against the owners of a suburban Phoenix kennel where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion and four others were injured in June.

  • Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season 
    Updated: May-05-15 4:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.

  • Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-23-15 6:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end.