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Bill Clinton defends charity, says won't give up paid speeches 10:10pm EDT

WASHINGTON - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Monday he would continue to give paid speeches while his wife, Hillary Clinton, runs for president amid criticism of the income her family draws from people, including foreigners, with business before the U.S. government.

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Supreme Court to review U.S. electricity market efficiency rule

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to review the legality of an Obama administration regulation aimed at encouraging efficiency in the electricity market by having electrical grid operators pay users to reduce consumption at peak times.

U.S. 12:48pm EDT

Boehner says Hillary Clinton should support White House on trade

WASHINGTON - Republican House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner challenged Hillary Clinton on Sunday to help the White House get trade legislation through the U.S. Congress by speaking out in favor of it.

03 May 2015

Senate panel raises privacy concerns in White House hacking incident

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has written President Barack Obama over concerns that a recently reported data breach on the White House computer system might have compromised the personal information of many Americans.

U.S. 03 May 2015

On Clinton's age, Republican rivals imply -- but never say -- she's old

WASHINGTON - Her campaign barely three weeks old, Hillary Clinton already has been attacked by Republicans on everything from donations to her family's charitable foundation, to her tenure as secretary of state and her ties to Wall Street. But her rivals, and the political action committees that support them, are treading more carefully on one incendiary subject: her age. | Video

U.S. 01 May 2015