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  • Hawaii’s Inouye, senator and war hero, dies at 88

    HONOLULU (AP) — On Dec. 7, 1941, high school senior Daniel Inouye knew he and other Japanese-Americans would face trouble when he saw Japanese dive bombers, torpedo planes and fighters …


  • Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Recovering from war wounds that left him with one arm, Danny Inouye wanted a cigarette and needed a light. The nurse at the Army hospital in Michigan …


  • Schapiro’s SEC successor likely to follow her lead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The leadership of the Securities and Exchange Commission will change next month. Its approach to regulation probably won’t. Mary Schapiro will step down as chairwoman after a …


  • An apologetic Petraeus expresses regret for affair

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus, who was whisked clandestinely into private meetings with Congress on Friday to avoid reporters, expressed regret anew in an appearance that marked his …


  • Women in Petraeus scandal visited White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The two women at the center of David Petraeus’ downfall as CIA director visited the White House separately on various occasions in what appear to be unrelated …


  • Woman in Petraeus scandal visited White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official says a Tampa Bay socialite whose emails triggered the eventual downfall of CIA director David Petraeus visited the White House three times this …


  • Petraeus due at Capitol for Benghazi questioning

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus is preparing to field questions from lawmakers about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, his appearance on Capitol Hill coming …


  • Questions on sex scandal: Top officials testify

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top national security officials trudged to Capitol Hill on Thursday to grapple with fallout from the David Petraeus sex scandal as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta asked service …


  • Obama blasts senators: ‘They should go after me’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador …


  • Obama responds warily to sex scandal, FBI probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding warily to his administration’s sudden sex scandal, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’s seen no evidence that national security was damaged by the revelations that ended …


  • Obama withholding judgment on Petraeus process

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’s withholding judgment about the handling of a federal investigation that cost the CIA director his job, but he’s seen no evidence …


  • Obama: No evidence of security breach in scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and …


  • Scandal widens in probe of top US general’s emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The sex scandal that led to CIA Director David Petraeus’ downfall widened Tuesday with word the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for thousands of …


  • McGovern’s political career only part of legacy

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working — not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically …


  • George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was …


  • 2nd Detroit police chief accused of sex scandal

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing was elected to replace a scandal-plagued predecessor after promising to clamp down on crime. But following allegations of a sex scandal involving another …


  • NY’s latest sex scandal dogged by sordid past

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was an odd assignment for the young, pretty staffer when she was ordered to go along on a trip to Atlantic City with her boss. …


  • Woman to lead Air Force training after sex scandal

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Air Force chose a woman Saturday to lead its basic training unit at a Texas base where dozens of female recruits have alleged they were …


  • Congress returns for short pre-election session

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returned to Washington on Monday for an abbreviated pre-election session in which it appears likely to do the bare minimum: making sure that the government doesn’t …


  • House chairman visits AF base reeling from scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the Air Force is diligently investigating a widening sex scandal at Lackland Air Force Base after he made …

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