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Airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed

Posted: 10/08/2015 - Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who was hailed as a hero for helping to subdue an attacker on a French train in August, was stabbed in California and was in stable condition, an Air Force spokesman said Thursday.

Government health insurance website getting upgrades

Posted: 10/07/2015 - Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier to get their questions answered this year, including whether their doctor is in a particular plan or what their total costs might look like.

Gun safety group sees room to reinforce existing laws

Posted: 10/05/2015 - Just a day after a mass shooting at a community college in Oregon last week, President Obama told reporters that he had asked his staff to “scrub” the government’s existing gun laws to see what might be done to prevent massacres.

Facing Congress, Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos

Posted: 09/29/2015 - The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women's health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress seeking to slash its federal funding, telling lawmakers that accusations against her group fed by stealthily recorded videos are "offensive and categorically untrue."

Newtown families' suit against gun maker sent to state court

Posted: 10/01/2015 - A lawsuit filed against North Carolina-based gun maker Remington by families of some Newtown school massacre victims has been sent back to Connecticut state court, where legal experts say it has a better chance of succeeding.

Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria's future

Posted: 09/28/2015 - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake to abandon the current government.

Republican front-runner Trump proposes tax cuts for all

Posted: 09/28/2015 - After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on "hedge fund guys" and high-income earners, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unveiled a tax plan Monday that would cut rates across the board and reduce the amount paid by wealthiest Americans and corporations into the U.S. Treasury.

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