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Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate....
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US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas....
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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution....
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Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily....
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Obama, European leaders hold joint call on Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and European leaders are conferring about next steps for dealing with the crisis in Ukraine....
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Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ukraine's foreign minister says pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels of shooting down....
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5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:...
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with this proposed pilot program of screening youths in their home country to determine refugee status? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
95%
Yes:
5%
Total Votes: 6,128

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the U.S. Sentencing Commission decision allowing felons already serving time, eligible for early release?

No:
95%
Yes:
5%
Total Votes: 8,556