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CNSNews
April 17, 2015
In a speech at the National Press Club on Thursday, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced that he will visit the Vatican later this month to meet with Pope Francis to discuss common concerns, “including the encyclical on the environment that he plans to issue in the month ahead.”
CNSNews
April 15, 2015
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the latest Republican to enter the 2016 race, said on Tuesday, "there may come a point where military action is necessary" in Iran; he said the states should decide gay marriage; and he favors a "probationary period" for the 12 million people who are in this country illegally.
April 17, 2015
BOSTON (AP) — The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case.
April 16, 2015
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
April 18, 2015
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma.
By STEVE PEOPLES
April 18, 2015
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field.
By DAN SEWELL
April 18, 2015
CINCINNATI (AP) — The last two "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" presented the group's Congressional Gold Medal for permanent display at a the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Saturday, 73 years to the day after their daring bombing attack on Japan rallied Americans in World War II.