Obama cuts police military gear, says it can alienate

CAMDEN, N.J. - President Barack Obama says the use of militarized gear by local police departments can give the public the feeling that law enforcement is like "an occupying force. Read more

Obama pledges support to Iraqi leader in fight against IS

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama brought Iraq's prime minister to the White House Tuesday to pledge U.S. Read more

Obama meets with Senate Dems on health care

WASHINGTON - Senators from President Barack Obama's own party pressed him in person on Wednesday to extend the enrollment deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance because of the malfunctioning website. Read more

Judge won't to seal probe of Stevens prosecutors

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Wednesday rejected arguments from four attorneys who prosecuted the late Sen. Read more

Judge rejects denial of FOIA request in Young case

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the Justice Department's refusal to turn over records of its criminal investigation into Rep. Don Young's handling of a Florida highway project, including its decision not to charge the congressman. Read more

Ex-lobbyist gets hours in jail for Yankees trip

WASHINGTON - A former Senate Republican aide who became a lobbyist was sent to jail for the afternoon Wednesday for treating Capitol Hill staffers to a World Series game, in a case arising from the Jack Abramoff scandal. James Hirni of Charleston, S.C. Read more

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