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Analysis: President Touts Recovery In State Of Union Speech

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address marked a sweet spot in his presidency when economic signs and his own personal approval are on the rise. He made sure to capitalize, taking credit for policies he said raised the country out of its recession

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State Senate To Consider New Rules For Transparency

The state Senate is considering a proposed set of rules for the 2015-2016 session that includes efforts to improve transparency.

The new rules, set for a vote on Wednesday, would require the Senate to make a list of bills available to the public two days before any meeting scheduled to consider those bills

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Gomes Discusses Anti-Bullying Proclamation

A proclamation being crafted by City Council President Brian Gomes is calling on the City of New Bedford to take a stand against bullying and discrimination and to take legal action against those who engage in such behavior.

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Official: Rebels Seize Yemen State Media, ‘Step Toward Coup’

Yemen's information minister says Shiite Houthi rebels have seized the country's state news agency and television station, calling it "a step toward a coup."

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The fate of Yemen's president is not immediately clear. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Houthis, Military Battle Near Yemen’s Presidential Palace

Witnesses say rebel Houthi militiamen are battling soldiers near Yemen's presidential palace. The status of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi was not immediately clear.

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Obama To Offer Tax Proposals In State Of The Union Speech

President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class

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Muslims And Others Rally In Boston Against Violence

Nearly 80 people gathered in Boston's Copley Square for a candlelight vigil against violence, marking one month since 150 children and teachers were killed at a school in Pakistan by Taliban gunmen

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Boston protest in November / Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Protest Marches Planned Around the Country on MLK Day

Cities across the nation are gearing up for marches celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, while drawing attention to police violence directed at communities of color.

The cases of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and the "Black Lives Matter Movement" have become national symbols of a conversation about police brutality and racial injustice

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Obama: U.S. And Britain To Help France Seek Justice

President Barack Obama says the U.S. and Britain will do everything in their power to help France seek justice for last week's terror attacks.

Obama spoke at a news conference Friday with British Prime Minister David Cameron

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Credit: Colonel Tim Alben, Massachusetts State Police

Lawmakers Seek Crackdown On Highway Protests

Massachusetts lawmakers are proposing getting tougher on protesters who block highways.

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