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Keystone approval dies in the Senate

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Politics | Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu fell one vote short of the 60 she needed to get her bill authorizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline through the Senate…

Midday Roundup: Parents of ISIS victim say they will heal, forgive in time

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | A life laid down. Peter Kassig’s parents made their first public appearance since their son’s death during a press conference in the United Methodist…

ISIS beheads another American

By Leigh Jones
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ISIS | ISIS terrorists beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig over the weekend, releasing a gruesome video of his body on Sunday. Militants seized Kassig, a…

Keystone XL wins House approval, heads to the Senate

By Leigh Jones
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Government | The long debated, much studied Keystone XL pipeline may be the biggest beneficiary of the protracted battle for the Louisiana Senate seat. This afternoon, the…

Midday Roundup: Obama tweaks the GOP with hints of immigration reform

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Immigration reform? The White House is floating a proposal for immigration reforms by executive order, although officials who “leaked” the plans say the…

Midday Roundup: GOP picks up another Senate seat

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Winner declared. A week after most other Senate contests were settled, Republican Dan Sullivan has declared victory in Alaska. Sullivan’s battle with…

Midday Roundup: A sea of red to remember WWI in London

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Not forgotten. Today is Veterans Day in the United States and Armistice Day in Europe. While the U.S. celebration has come to honor service members from all…

Kenneth Bae’s family thanks God for his freedom

By Lynde Langdon & Leigh Jones
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North Korea | UPDATE: Shortly after Kenneth Bae stepped off the plane that brought him from North Korea back to freedom in the United States, his family gathered around…

6th Circuit upholds marriage laws in four states

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | The ruling could entice the U.S. Supreme Court to finally weigh in on the issue

Midday Roundup: Elderly Florida man fined again for feeding homeless

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-good fine. Police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., again cited a 90-year-old man for feeding the homeless in a public park, in violation of a city ordinance.

Missouri loses first round in marriage fight

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | A Missouri judge has overturned the state’s laws protecting marriage between one man and one woman, paving the way for gay unions to become legal.  St.

Late governor’s races go to the Democrats

By Lynde Langdon, Leigh Jones & J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2014 | A Republican now occupies the governor’s mansion in 31 states

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