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U.S. House committee seeks to interview Hillary Clinton over emails 1:59pm EDT

WASHINGTON - A U.S. House committee is seeking a private interview with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over her use of private email and a personal computer server while at the State Department, the panel said in a letter released on Tuesday.

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Obama spoke with Congo President Kabila: White House

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama spoke with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday, the White House said.

Africa 4:58pm EDT

Arkansas House passes religion bill that critics say targets gays

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a religious freedom bill similar to one recently approved in Indiana, over protests from critics who say it could open the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

4:59pm EDT

Obama lifts hold on U.S. military aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he would lift a hold on U.S. military aid to Cairo, but also said the United States would stop allowing Egypt to buy equipment on credit starting in fiscal year 2018.

Egypt 4:08pm EDT

Arizona governor vetoes bill aimed at shielding police names

PHOENIX - Arizona's governor on Monday vetoed legislation that would have kept secret for 60 days the identities of police officers involved in deadly shootings, a move that was both welcomed and heavily criticized by separate state police union leaders.

U.S. 12:25am EDT