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A World War II Army veteran was presented with medals in Rhode Island on Monday. Veteran Anthony D'Abrosca was honored for his service in the Pacific.

Diplomatic push intensifies for cease-fire in Gaza

Secretary of State John Kerry met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday as part of a multi-national effort to end fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.

State Dept.: Israel was consulted on FAA travel ban

State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf says the State Department and the Federal Aviation Administration consulted the Israeli government before announcing a ban on U.S. airlines flying to or from Tel Aviv.

Obama offers condolences at Dutch Embassy

President Obama visited the Dutch Embassy in Washington on Tuesday to offer condolences to the Netherlands, which lost 193 citizens when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine.

Obama signs workforce development bill

In the South Court Auditorium on Tuesday, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which he said would help "restore opportunity for every single American."

White House: FAA has not given notice about flights over Gaza

The White House says individual airlines, not the FAA, are making the decision to cancel flights.

Campaign 2014: Bill Cassidy 'Exempt'

In this campaign ad for his Senate run, Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) says that politicians should not have a place in controlling health care.

White House responds to ACA ruling

White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday that a federal appeals court ruling would have no "practical impact on [Americans'] ability to receive tax credits" to make health insurance more affordable through Obamacare right now.

MH17 remains sent to Ukraine

A train arrived in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Tuesday morning, carrying bodies of those passengers who perished on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. The bodies are execpted to go on to Amsterdam.

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Gaza diplomacy intensifies amid mounting toll

The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo Monday for the highest-level attempt yet to end two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting that has killed hundreds of Palestinians and more than two dozen Israelis.

Texas Senate candidate: Cornyn only cares about photo ops with vets

Democratic candidate David Alameel says his opponent, Sen. John Cornyn, "[N]ever misses a photo op with veterans" but votes against them in the Senate.

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Army veteran

President Obama awarded Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts with the Medal of Honor at the White House on Monday. Pitts held off an ambush on his platoon's post during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war despite his own injuries. He is the 16th service member to receive the award for service in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Obama signs order protecting federal LGBT workers

President Obama held a signing ceremony for an executive order that will prohibit employment discrimination against LGBT workers by the federal government and its contracting agencies.

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Property rights and the pipeline

South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

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Brazil swept up by new energy source

In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.

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Making the most out of your museum visit

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Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.