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NY Plans a Facelift for Dingy LaGuardia

Dark, dingy, cramped and sad. These are some of the ways travelers describe LaGuardia Airport, a bustling hub often ranked in customer satisfaction surveys as the worst in America.

But that could be changing.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Boehner: House Won’t Repeal Flood Insurance Hikes

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says the House won't take up legislation aimed at neutering a 2012 overhaul of the federal flood insurance program.

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President Barack Obama
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Obama Addresses First Economic ‘Promise Zones’

Watch President Barack Obama announce ways the federal government can help economically challenged communities through five new "Promise Zones" during a press conference at 2:20 p.m.

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Navy Chopper Crashes Off Virginia, Killing 2

A Navy helicopter with five crew members crashed into the ocean off the Virginia coast during a routine training mission Wednesday, killing two crew members and leaving two in the hospital, the U.S. Navy

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Senate Vote Advances Jobless Benefits Bill

Legislation to renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed has cleared an initial Senate hurdle, but the bill's fate remains in doubt as President Obama offers his support for the extension.

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Fed Chair, Unemployment on Tap as Congress Returns

Back to work on Monday, Congress faces a hefty list of unfinished business and a politically driven agenda in an election year that will determine control of the House and Senate.

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Pope to Travel to Holy Land May 24-26

Pope Francis has announced that he will travel to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan May 24-26.

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Dried-Out Christmas Trees a High Fire Risk [AUDIO]

Now that the holidays are over, it's time to take down the decorations, especially the Christmas tree.

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2014 Dawns on Legalized Pot in Colorado

"Honestly, I thought I'd never see the day," said a giddy Errin Reaume of Denver.

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Interns: Bad for the Economy? [AUDIO]

Those still looking for employment are faced with an obstacle that keeps getting larger - the number of people willing to take on an unpaid internship, in hopes of gaining experience and landing a real position.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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15 Die in Russian Rail Station Bombing

A suicide bomber struck a busy railway station in southern Russia on Sunday, killing herself and at least 15 others and wounding scores more, officials said, in a stark reminder of the threat Russia is facing as it prepares to host February's Olympics in Sochi.

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Unemployment Benefits End for 1 Million in US

Holiday cheer may be a little harder to come by in more than a million American households starting today.

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