Senate rejects gun background checks – USA TODAY


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Senate rejects gun background checks
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The Senate rejected a compromise proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases, dealing a blow to the core of legislative efforts to curb massacres such as the one at a Connecticut school in December. President Obama will
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NASA plans to tow asteroid into Earth’s orbit – New York Daily News


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NASA plans to tow asteroid into Earth's orbit
New York Daily News
WASHINGTON – NASA has an idea straight out of “Star Trek” — and President Obama is proposing to spend an initial $100 million to make it happen. The space agency is developing plans to launch a robotic spaceship that would rendevouz with a small
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After taking hit in the polls, Obama pivots back to immigration reform – The Hill


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After taking hit in the polls, Obama pivots back to immigration reform
The Hill
The White House hopes to bolster President Obama's political standing by shifting attention from the bruising budget battles of the last month to immigration reform and gun control. Democrats welcome the pivot after watching Obama's standing in polls fall
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