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  • Inside the Beltway: Federal regs — they cost $1.9 trillion

    Yes, someone is actually tracking the hidden economic weight of all those pesky federal regulations. Here's the startling news: It cost Americans $1.9 trillion last year to comply with all the myriad rules and protocols that are issued by the federal bureaucracy at the rate of 3,500 a year — this according to Clyde Wayne Crews, vice president for policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a swearing-in ceremony in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the State Department in Washington, Friday, April 25, 2014, for Deborah Birx, left, as ambassador-at-large and coordinator of the US government activities to combat HIV/AIDS, during a ceremony.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Jewish leaders blast John Kerry for Israel 'apartheid' comments

    Jewish leaders are fuming over remarks made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who cautioned that Israel risks becoming an apartheid state if a two-state solution cannot be reached.

  • EDITORIAL: The IRS needs a good spanking

    The tax man, not at all intimidated by widespread disgust at his behavior, is getting ever more aggressive in his pursuit of critics of the Obama administration.

  • Kerry focusing on trade, AIDS, democracy in Africa

    Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to sub-Saharan Africa next week to talk about trade, democracy and human rights.

  • Black smoke billows from burning tires at a checkpoint following an attack by Ukrainian troops outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation." (AP Photo/Mika Velikovskiy)

    Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east.

  • Kerry to give Boston College commencement speech

    Boston College says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver the keynote speech at the school's commencement exercises next month.

  • US clears Egypt for some military assistance

    The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

    In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

  • Rep. Nita Lowey urges Kerry to protect Jewish people of Ukraine

    Citing "highly alarming press reports" from eastern Ukraine, Rep. Nita Lowey asked Secretary of State John Kerry to protect Jewish citizens in Donestk who are reportedly being ordered to "register" with pro-Russian militants.

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