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Iraqi parliament breaks deadlock to elect speaker

07/15/2014 12:41pm
Iraqi lawmakers broke two weeks of deadlock Tuesday and elected a moderate Sunni as speaker of parliament, taking the first step toward forming a new government that is widely seen as crucial to confronting militants who have overrun much of the country.

Pope seeks protection of young US-bound migrants

07/15/2014 1:11pm
Pope Francis on Wednesday called for "urgent intervention" to protect minors traveling on their own in increasing numbers from Central and South America to the United States.

Senate Democrats seek to reverse Hobby Lobby ruling

07/15/2014 7:41pm
The Senate is preparing to vote tomorrow on a Democratic-sponsored bill aimed at ensuring that women receive free contraception coverage even if they work for a company that has a religious objection to it.