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Senate chaplain prays budget battle will be resolved WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black is asking God to give senators the w…

Senate clears hurdle on spending bill

The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law, des…

Ex-Guatemala soldier on trial in US

RIVERSIDE, California (AP) — Details of the massacre were gruesome: 160 Guatemalan men, women and children beaten with a sledgehammer, throw…