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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right.

With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support

POLITICS | By Bradley Klapper | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
As the war in Gaza escalates, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military campaign against Hamas.

Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

NATIONAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

Gina Marie Rayner, left, Anthony Vechiola and Jennifer Duchnowski are seen in police photos after their arrests on charges of public sexual indecency in Peoria, Arizona.

2 Women, 1 Man Arrested After Sexual Romp in Hot Tub

CRIME | Jul 29
Two women and a man have been accused of public sexual indecency after an alleged romp in a Peoria apartment's hot tub.

Religious Right Tantrum Over Virginia Marriage Decision

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 29
A brief round-up of the religious right's temper tantrum over the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision Monday, striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson

AC Attorney General: Gay Marriage Still Illegal

NATIONAL | By Jeffrey Collins | Jul 29
South Carolina's attorney general said the state's ban on gay marriage is still in place and he will continue to fight a lawsuit trying to overturn it despite a ruling by a federal appeals court with jurisdiction over South Carolina.

The cover art of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's duet 'Anything Goes,' off the pair's upcoming jazz album.

Gaga on Bennett Duet CD: Jazz Comes Easier Vs. Pop

CELEBRITIES | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jul 29
Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.

Airport in Russia's St. Petersburg Evacuated

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 29
A Russian official says the Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg has been evacuated, reportedly because of a bomb threat.

Plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court

Federal Court: Virginia Marriage is for All

NATIONAL | By Michael Felberbaum | Jul 29
An appeals courts' decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ebola Virus Infects Two Americans in West Africa

Jul 29
As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, two Americans working to stop the spread of the virus have become infected themselves. Dr. John LaPook reports on the deadly disease.

Arrest Made in White Powder Hoax

CORPORATE | Jul 29
The FBI has arrested a Texas man in connection with hundreds of white powder hoax letters sent to schools, businesses and government offices. Nobody was hurt by any of the mailings but first responders spent thousands of man-hours and millions of dollars.

Rare Tornado Tears Through Boston Area

CORPORATE | Jul 29
Extreme weather conditions continued to pop up across the country, as the Boston-area saw its first tornado since record keeping began in 1950. The same weather system also dumped softball-sized hail in eastern Tennessee, & dumped torrential rain on Ohio.