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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Peace Corps says it will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are asking Myanmar President Thein Sein (tane sane) to free nearly 250 political prisoners.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds that teens are sharing more about themselves on social media. They're also moving increasingly to Twitter to avoid their parents and the "oversharing" that they see on Facebook.
Oklahoma Sens. Tom Coburn, Jim Inhofe embrace federal aid in their backyards but not always in others.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Physicist Ernest Moniz has been sworn in as the nation's new energy secretary.
GOP controlled House likely to make things difficult for Obama in wake of scandals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two people familiar with the Senate immigration deliberations say the White House has suggested to Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy that it would be best to put off a controversy over gay marriage until a bill goes before the full Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is backing the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says that any additional federal aid to help tornado victims and to rebuild devastated areas of his state should be financed with cuts to other programs in the government's $3.6 trillion budget.