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AP sources: Deal eases Iran sanctions by $6B-$10B

11/20/2013 10:40am
Congressional officials say the Obama administration estimates Iran could get $6 billion to $10 billion in sanctions relief if it rolls back its nuclear program.

US panel: China navy power growing in the Pacific

11/20/2013 10:53am
A congressional advisory panel sounded a warning Wednesday about China's military buildup, predicting Beijing could possess the largest fleet of modern submarine and combatant ships in the western Pacific by 2020.

House OKs bills to speed oil, gas drilling

11/20/2013 3:53pm
The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.

Lawmaker ends shopping cart destruction campaign

11/20/2013 4:30pm
A Hawaii legislator said he will no longer use a sledgehammer to smash stolen and abandoned shopping carts used by homeless people to carry belongings in Waikiki.

Radel pleads guilty to cocaine charge, takes leave

11/20/2013 10:47pm
Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year's probation.