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An Obama administration official has taken issue with Americans’ immediate reactions and harsh criticisms of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s recent release from Taliban custody in exchange for five high-level members being held at Guantanamo Bay. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Rethinks Giving Excess Military Gear To Police

For years, Washington has sent military equipment to U.S. police departments.

08/16/2014

President Barack Obama wants cars to be able to talk to each other. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: US Must Retrain Workers Who Lose Jobs

 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says all American workers deserve to know that if they lose their jobs, their country will help them train for a better one. In his weekly radio and Internet address, […]

07/19/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Backpedals On Comment About Purpose, Validity Of Art History Degree

President Barack Obama has apologized after comments regarding the usefulness of art history degrees made waves within the art history community.

02/19/2014

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

U-Va. Student Diagnoses Actor With Life-Threatening Condition During Practice Exam

Student diagnosed previously unknown condition.

01/05/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Groups Race To Hire, Train ‘Obamacare’ Guides

With the program known as “Obamacare” only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacies of health insurance to people who’ve never had it.

09/09/2013

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy: Hundreds Of Dolphins, Whales Will Die During Bomb Testing

The US Navy acknowledged Friday that because of bomb testing and heavy sonar activity hundreds of marine mammals and will be killed and injured.

09/03/2013

Teachers who aren't up to snuff shouldn't be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday.(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Teachers Union Chief: If Teachers Can’t Do Their Job, Find A New Profession

Teachers who aren’t up to snuff shouldn’t be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday.

07/22/2013

Montgomery County police hosted an armed intruder training exercise at Julius West Middle School in Rockville. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Police Hold Armed Intruder Training at Rockville School

In a society where school shootings have become increasingly more common, police are stepping up their training efforts to prepare officers to respond to an armed intruder inside a school.

04/02/2013

US President Barack Obama walks past an honor guard during an official arrival ceremony upon arrival at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Australian General Gets Key US Army Post

Maj. Gen. Richard Burr salutes with his palm facing out, like he’s shielding his eyes from the sun. He wears a wide-brimmed felt “slouch hat” with a brown and green camouflage uniform.

02/01/2013

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Israeli Company Trains Mice To Sniff Out Bombs

In an effort to ferret out those trying to carry and conceal hidden bombs, drugs or other suspect materials, one Israeli company claims they have trained mice to sniff out any potential threats.

11/15/2012

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