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Republican Huckabee ends 2nd White House run

Republican Mike Huckabee says he's ending his second bid for the White House.

Bill would make it harder for sex offenders to travel abroad

Registered sex offenders who have committed crimes against children will have a harder time traveling internationally under legislation Congress has sent to the president's desk.

Democrat O’Malley suspends campaign

Democrat Martin O'Malley has suspended his presidential campaign.

What the heck is a caucus?

Today's the day. Voting for President of the United States gets underway as folks in Iowa go to the polls. Wait. What? There are no polls in Iowa? What do you mean?

White House Laughs Off Trump’s Proposal to Build a $100M Ballroom

The Obama administration has laughed off Donald Trump's idea to put a $100 million ballroom in the White House to entertain the leaders of China and other countries.

Lumber Liquidators to pay more than $13M for illegal imports

Lumber Liquidators will pay more than $13 million for illegally importing hardwood flooring.

WHO declares Zika virus international emergency

The World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an "extraordinary event" that merits being declared an international emergency.

CDC says Chipotle-linked outbreak of E. coli appears over

The federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.

Price tag for Biden cancer ‘moonshot’ at $1B in Obama budget

President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in next year's budget, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden's cancer initiative to $1 billion.

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