Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."
House, Senate on collision course in highway debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans had already declared the transportation bill dead on arrival.
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
NSA will stop looking at old US phone records
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining — and will ultimately destroy — millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.
'Just the ticket': 4-star solution to nuclear Air Force ills
WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to reinvigorate its nuclear force after years of missteps and scandal, the Air Force is putting a four-star general in charge for the first time in the post-Cold War era. His mission: Restore institutional muscle and assert more influence on the force's behalf.
Experts: Time is an enemy in solving Bobbi Kristina's death
Medical examiners performing an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown said Monday their initial findings turned up no obvious cause of death, while experts said the months that have passed since Brown was found face-down in a bathtub are working against authorities now tasked with solving how she died.
AP Exclusive: AP tracks slave boats to Papua New Guinea
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — From space, the fishing boats are just little white specks floating in a vast stretch of blue water off Papua New Guinea. But zoom in and there's the critical evidence: Two trawlers loading slave-caught seafood onto a massive refrigerated cargo ship.
In New Jersey, Christie taps ex-classmates for plum posts
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has remained especially close to his high school friends.
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