U.S. House committee quarrels over Benghazi 'accountability'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- House Republicans and Democrats argued the meaning of accountability Wednesday in a hearing on the fatal terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.
GOP takes issue with Benghazi review report

GOP takes issue with Benghazi review report

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A review report on the attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, finds "systemic failures" in security, but Republicans are saying it is inadequate.

Memo shows internal State Department investigations halted

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- Internal U.S. State Department documents have surfaced suggesting higher-ups in the diplomatic corps called off investigations into internal wrong-doing.

Time to empower the Iranian Resistance

LONDON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The author argues it is time for Western leaders to embrace the Iranian Resistance against the current leadership in Tehran..
DAVID AMESS, UPI Outside View Commentator
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks about son

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks about son

ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his son U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s diagnosis of bipolar disorder has "been a challenge," but he is "getting good treatment."

R.I. chooses combatants to succeed Kennedy

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Providence, R.I., Mayor David Cicilline has won the state's Democratic primary to fill the House seat vacated by Patrick Kennedy, returns show.

Military brain study under investigation

BOSTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. officials say they're looking into allegations 80 wounded U.S. service members were improperly used as subjects in a brain injuries study.
Ted Kennedy honored as healthcare champion

Ted Kennedy honored as healthcare champion

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- Healthcare reform efforts by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., were remembered this week by lawmakers, his family and President Barack Obama.
Ted Kennedy returns to the Senate

Ted Kennedy returns to the Senate

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Less than eight months after being diagnosed with brain cancer, Sen. Ted Kennedy is back in the U.S. Senate and promising to work full time.

Prosecutor asks for child rape rehearing

GRETNA, La., July 22 (UPI) -- The Jefferson Parish, La., district attorney has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its decision barring child rapists from being executed.
Ted Kennedy's son says dad in good spirits

Ted Kennedy's son says dad in good spirits

BOSTON, May 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., who recently learned he has brain cancer, is in good spirits, says his son, Rep. Patrick Kennedy.

Supreme Court to hear rape execution case

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Both sides are predicting victory when the debate over death sentences for crime other than murder reaches the U.S. Supreme Court next week.

Specter, Kennedy visit Syria on peace trip

DAMASCUS, Syria, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- U. S. Sen. Arlen Specter and U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy visited Damascus to urge Syria to mend fences with Israel.

Patrick Kennedy pleads to DUI

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy pleaded guilty in Washington Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs in a plea bargain that spares him jail.

U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy out of rehab

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, D-R.I., made his first public appearance Monday after leaving an alcohol and drug abuse treatment center.
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