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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.

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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

Meteorologists have been getting a lot of grief for their overzealous snow forecasts but they didn't get it all wrong.

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Flooding leaves mess in New England after storm

A massive blizzard hammered New England, leaving lots of damage behind.

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Obama’s pick for Attorney General faces heated confirmation debate

Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general, sought to make a clean break from the testy relationship her predecessor had with Congress.

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Officials say 9.5 million enroll for Obamacare

The enrollment period for 2015 coverage opened on Nov. 15 and ends on Feb. 15.

A man walks out of an ocean front house covered in ice during a winter blizzard in Marshfield, Massachusetts January 27, 2015.

Blizzard hits the northeast, New York spared its brunt

As New York and New Jersey lifted travel bans, Massachusetts braces for more snow.

Members of Polish Scouting Association from Canada and U.K. place a lit candle at block 15 in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim January 26, 2015.

World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

World leaders joined Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops.

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PHOTOS: Scenes from the storm

Some of our favorite photos and tweets from #Snowmageddon2015.

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2 officers shot, suspect killed in Minnesota city hall shooting

A man shot two police officers shortly after a swearing in ceremony at a city hall in a Minneapolis suburb.

WICKED WINTER WEATHER: An New York Police Department officer takes photographs while keeping security during a snowstorm in Times Square, New York early morning Jan. 27.

‘Life-threatening’ blizzard bears down on East Coast

A potentially historic snowstorm has canceled flights, shuttered schools and businesses, and threatens millions of Americans.

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Gov’t to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

The Obama administration is unveiling what it calls a historic shift in the way Medicare pays hospitals and doctors.

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The "Charlie's Angels" star will lift the lid on the details of her wild youth and Hollywood career.