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Clinton backs bill to protect benefits for ex-coal miners

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Hillary Clinton is supporting a bill that would protect health-care and pension benefits for about 120,000 former coal miners and their families.Read more

Lawmakers hear from Hoosiers in hearings over rising prescription costs

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The emotional testimony on Capitol Hill made some Representatives cry.Read more

Lugar's burial set for Arlington National Cemetery

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Former Sen. Richard Lugar will be buried later this month at Arlington National Cemetery, nearly three months after his death.Read more


Trump says he's planning repeat of July 4 event

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President Donald Trump says he's planning a repeat of the "Salute to America" Fourth of July festivities.Read more

National Park Service approves 'Baby Trump' blimp for July 4 celebration in DC

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The National Park Service has given an activist group the go-ahead to have the gigantic balloon depicting President Donald Trump as a baby in Washington during his...Read more

Trump says tanks will be part of July Fourth in Washington

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President Donald Trump says military tanks will be part of Washington's Fourth of July celebration later this week.Read more

House panel set to debate idea of reparations for slavery

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After more than a decade's absence, the case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a...Read more

16 Indiana spellers competing in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

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There are 16 students from Indiana who are participating in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee.Read more

Soldier places flags honoring Unknown Soldier in downpour at Arlington National Cemetery

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A torrential downpour did not deter The Old Guard from honoring fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.Read more


Harris' bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care

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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue.Read more

Fallen Indiana officers honored in Washington this week

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There are seven men from Indiana who are being honored this week during the services.Read more