Text of President Barack Obama’s speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House:
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Investors have grown nervous that the Federal Reserve will scale back its efforts to boost the U.S. economy sooner than many expected.
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DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State women’s basketball player has written a new book to champion the anti-bullying efforts she supported during her playing days in Happy Valley.
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It’s almost a cliche. First, someone talking about blacks makes reference to fried chicken, watermelon, monkeys or dogs — or even uses the indefensible N-word. Then, along with the inevitable apology, comes the kicker: I’m not racist.