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  • Pentagon defends use of Russian engines to launch satellites story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 4:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senior Pentagon officials on Wednesday sought to defend the use of Russian-made rocket engines to send U.S. military satellites into space, telling exasperated lawmakers they are moving quickly to end the practice and rely on American-made rockets for the launches.

  • Attorney General defends executive actions on guns as legal story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 1:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended President Barack Obama's executive actions curbing guns before Congress on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the president took lawful steps to stem firearms violence that kills and injures tens of thousands of Americans yearly.