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  • Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 9:31 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the traditional Alaska Native name.

  • Russian parliamentarian calls US ban from conference illegal 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 7:34 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The speaker of Russia's upper house of Parliament denounced U.S. sanctions banning her from attending a world conference as illegal and took aim at America's global status, telling lawmakers by video link that the days of U.S. superpower domination are over.

  • White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 8:56 am

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

  • White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip story has photos
    Updated: Aug-30-15 10:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

  • Correction: Iran-Nuclear story 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 1:08 pm

    VIENNA - In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site." In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.

  • Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 3:21 am

    WASHINGTON - New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday - but only in some states.

  • Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:41 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue for research were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists.

  • McConnell acknowledges difficulty in blocking Iran deal 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 6:44 pm

    GEORGETOWN, Kentucky - President Barack Obama has "a great likelihood of success" in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell grudgingly acknowledged on Monday.

  • Critics of carbon regulations using mine spill to skewer EPA story has photos
    Updated: Aug-15-15 12:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Authorities say rivers tainted by last week's massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine are starting to recover, but for the Environmental Protection Agency the political fallout from the disaster could linger.

  • US eases crude oil export ban; allows trading with Mexico 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 3:37 pm

    EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts - The Obama administration approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico on Friday, further easing the longstanding U.S. ban on crude exports that has drawn consternation from Republicans and energy producers.

  • Pope and Congress: Francis is certain to challenge lawmakers story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 12:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - A political pope is sure to seize his opportunity when he addresses a political body. So both Democrats and Republicans are looking forward to Pope Francis' remarks to Congress next month - and bracing for them, too.

  • Rep. Van Hollen calls for national redistricting reform 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 6:58 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Friday called for national reform of how the nation's congressional districts are drawn, a day after Gov. Larry Hogan formed a state commission to study reforms in Maryland and submit a state constitutional amendment.

  • 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood story has photos
    Updated: Aug-02-15 8:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.