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Study: Most 8th graders score low on US history, civics

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:30pm
Study: Most 8th graders score low on US history, civics Associated Press - 29 April 2015 03:30-04:00 News Topics: General news, African-Americans, Social science education, Primary and secondary education, Race and ethnicity, Hispanics, Supreme courts, School curricula, Education, Social affairs, Social issues, National courts, National governments, Government and politics, Courts, Judiciary People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Group reports global press freedom declined in 2014

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:28pm
Group reports global press freedom declined in 2014 Associated Press - 29 April 2015 03:28-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Freedom of the press, Media industry regulation, News media, Journalism, Media, Freedom of speech, Human rights and civil liberties, Social issues, Social affairs, Industry regulation, Government business and finance, Business, Government regulations People, Places and Companies: Cuba, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP sources: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:24pm
AP sources: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president Associated Press - 29 April 2015 03:24-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, United States Presidential Election, Events, 2016 United States Presidential Election, Presidential elections, Liberalism, Trade agreements, National elections, Elections, Trade policy, Economic policy, Economy, Business, Government business and finance, Government policy, International trade, International agreements, International relations People, Places and Companies: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, James Webb, Lincoln Chafee, New Hampshire, Iowa Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

8th graders struggle in US history, civics on national exam

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:27pm
8th graders struggle in US history, civics on national exam Associated Press - 29 April 2015 00:27-04:00 News Topics: General news, Lifestyle, Government and politics, Parenting, Relationships, African-Americans, Social science education, Primary and secondary education, Race and ethnicity, Hispanics, Supreme courts, School curricula, Education, Social affairs, Social issues, National courts, National governments, Courts, Judiciary People, Places and Companies: United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Watchdog group issues dismal report on global press freedom

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:03pm
Watchdog group issues dismal report on global press freedom Associated Press - 29 April 2015 00:03-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Government and politics, Media industry regulation, Freedom of the press, Journalism, News media, Industry regulation, Government business and finance, Government regulations, Media, Freedom of speech, Human rights and civil liberties, Social issues, Social affairs People, Places and Companies: Cuba, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:17pm
Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters Associated Press - 28 April 2015 23:17-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Riots, Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, General news People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Freddie Gray, Shinzo Abe, Loretta Lynch, Valerie Jarrett, Michael Nutter, Tom Barrett, Steve Harvey, Philadelphia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

State dinner fare: haiku, R&B _ and chopsticks for the brave

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:59pm
State dinner fare: haiku, R&B _ and chopsticks for the brave Associated Press - 28 April 2015 22:59-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, Food and drink, General news, Lifestyle, Government and politics, Celebrity, Entertainment, State dinners, Rhythm and blues, State visits, Diplomacy, International relations, Music People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Shinzo Abe, Michelle Obama, George Takei, Russell Wilson, Ciara, Walter Mondale, Rob Manfred, Masaharu Morimoto, John Lloyd Young, Jeremy Bernard, Japan, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Latest: 'Jersey Boys' serenade guests at state dinner

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:54pm
The Latest: 'Jersey Boys' serenade guests at state dinner Associated Press - 28 April 2015 22:54-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Celebrity, International relations, Celebrity fashion, Political scandals, Legislature, Fashion design, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Political issues People, Places and Companies: John Lloyd Young, Frankie Valli, Shinzo Abe, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Kate Beckinsale, Katy Perry, Octavia Spencer, Rob Manfred, Tom Daschle, Jeremy Bernard, Mazie Hirono, George Takei, Russell Wilson, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Japan, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

State dinner fare: haiku, R&B _ and chopsticks for the brave

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:44pm
State dinner fare: haiku, R&B _ and chopsticks for the brave Associated Press - 28 April 2015 21:44-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, Food and drink, General news, Lifestyle, Government and politics, Celebrity, Entertainment, State dinners, Rhythm and blues, State visits, Diplomacy, International relations, Music People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Shinzo Abe, Michelle Obama, George Takei, Russell Wilson, Ciara, Walter Mondale, Rob Manfred, Masaharu Morimoto, Jeremy Bernard, Japan, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Latest: Obama, Abe toast US-Japan relations

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:25pm
The Latest: Obama, Abe toast US-Japan relations Associated Press - 28 April 2015 21:25-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Celebrity, International relations, Political scandals, Legislature, Celebrity fashion, Fashion design, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Political issues People, Places and Companies: Shinzo Abe, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Kate Beckinsale, Katy Perry, Octavia Spencer, Rob Manfred, Tom Daschle, Jeremy Bernard, Mazie Hirono, George Takei, Russell Wilson, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Japan, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

White House slams GOP defense budget

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:21pm
White House slams GOP defense budget Associated Press - 28 April 2015 20:21-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, National budgets, Government spending, Government budgets, Military and defense, Political parties, Government finance, Government business and finance, National governments, Fiscal policy, Economic policy, Economy, Government policy, Political organizations People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Mac Thornberry, Bowe Bergdahl, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Latest: Michelle Obama wears dress by Japan-born Shoji

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:16pm
The Latest: Michelle Obama wears dress by Japan-born Shoji Associated Press - 28 April 2015 20:16-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Celebrity, Celebrity fashion, Fashion design, Political scandals, Legislature, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Political issues People, Places and Companies: Michelle Obama, Shinzo Abe, Kate Beckinsale, Katy Perry, Octavia Spencer, Rob Manfred, Barack Obama, Tom Daschle, Jeremy Bernard, Mazie Hirono, George Takei, Russell Wilson, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Japan, District of Columbia, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Clinton fundraisers show scope of family network

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:53am
Clinton fundraisers show scope of family network Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:53-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, Government and politics, United States Presidential Election, Events, Campaign contributions, Political fundraising, Campaign finance, 2016 United States Presidential Election, Presidential elections, Campaigns, Legislature, Elections, National elections People, Places and Companies: Hillary Clinton, Haim Saban, Bill Clinton, District of Columbia, New York City Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Rubio hopes Japan's Abe addresses 'comfort women' rift

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:45am
Rubio hopes Japan's Abe addresses 'comfort women' rift Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:45-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, United States Presidential Election, Events, Presidential elections, 2016 United States Presidential Election, Campaigns, Slavery, Political parties, National elections, Elections, Human welfare, Social issues, Social affairs, Political organizations People, Places and Companies: Marco Rubio, Shinzo Abe, Japan, California, Los Angeles, East Asia, China Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:43am
Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:43-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Legislature, Treaties, Bills, Executive vetoes, Legislation, Nuclear proliferation, Presidential elections, International relations, International agreements, Political issues, Weapons proliferation, Weapons administration, Military and defense, National elections, Elections People, Places and Companies: Ronald Johnson, Barack Obama, Bob Corker, Harry Reid, Condoleezza Rice, George W. Bush, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, John Thune, John Barrasso, Roy Blunt, United States, Tehran, Iran, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Latest: Baltimore unrest an issue at state dinner

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:26am
The Latest: Baltimore unrest an issue at state dinner Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:26-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Celebrity, Political scandals, Legislature, Fashion design, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Political issues People, Places and Companies: Rob Manfred, Shinzo Abe, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Tom Daschle, Jeremy Bernard, Mazie Hirono, George Takei, Russell Wilson, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Japan, District of Columbia, United States Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Rubio hopes Japan's Abe addresses 'comfort women' rift

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:23am
Rubio hopes Japan's Abe addresses 'comfort women' rift Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:23-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, United States Presidential Election, Events, Presidential elections, 2016 United States Presidential Election, Campaigns, Slavery, Political parties, National elections, Elections, Human welfare, Social issues, Social affairs, Political organizations People, Places and Companies: Marco Rubio, Shinzo Abe, Japan, California, Los Angeles, East Asia, China Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

White House slams GOP defense budget

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:17am
White House slams GOP defense budget Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:17-04:00 News Topics: Business, Government and politics, National budgets, Government spending, Government budgets, Military and defense, Political parties, Government finance, Government business and finance, National governments, Fiscal policy, Economic policy, Economy, Government policy, Political organizations People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Mac Thornberry, Bowe Bergdahl, United States, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:06am
Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters Associated Press - 28 April 2015 19:06-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Riots, Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, General news People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Freddie Gray, Shinzo Abe, Steve Harvey Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:52am
Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty Associated Press - 28 April 2015 18:52-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Treaties, Nuclear energy regulation, Legislature, International agreements, International relations, Energy and utilities regulation, Industry regulation, Government business and finance, Business, Government regulations, Nuclear weapons, Bills, Legislation, Executive vetoes, Presidential elections, Terrorism, National security, Weapons of mass destruction, General news, National elections, Elections, War and unrest, Military and defense People, Places and Companies: Condoleezza Rice, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Ronald Johnson, John Thune, John Barrasso, Roy Blunt, Bob Corker, United States, Iran, District of Columbia Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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