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Bill to add historic Wright Flyer to Ohio seal gets airing

A proposal to add the historic Wright Flyer to Ohio's state seal has had its first airing.

Ferguson, Feds Reach tentative police reform deal

The Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson, Missouri, on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014.

Court weighs practice of Christian prayers at meetings

A federal appeals court is grappling with the constitutionality of prayers at local council meetings for the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a similar case in 2014.
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Daughter: Rancher killed in Oregon standoff

The Oregonian reports that an Arizona rancher was killed when authorities arrested leaders of an armed group that has been occupying a national wildlife refuge.
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Trump campaign defends choice to boycott debate

Here are the latest developments from the 2016 race for president, one week out from the Iowa caucuses. All times local.

Clinton hits a campaign low; lags on trust, leads on issues

Hillary Clinton’s advantage over Bernie Sanders has shrunk to its smallest of the 2016 campaign, with Sanders building a double-digit lead on honesty and...

Jeb Bush says he doesn’t think Donald Trump is a Christian

In the wake of Donald Trump’s endorsement by evangelical leader and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., Republican rival Jeb Bush had some strong words for the real estate mogul and his faith, calling him a “flip-flopper."

At least 48 people die as result of snowstorm that hit East

At least 48 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the Eastern U.S. The deaths included car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks while shoveling snow.

‘Fabulous’ All-Female Senate Session as Capitol Hill Thaws

Who run the Senate floor? Girls. At least, that was the answer Tuesday morning, as Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) found themselves the only members on the Senate floor, surrounded by an all-female cadre of pages and clerks.

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