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Secretary of State John Kerry leaves Friday to visit seven countries on a trip focusing on global issues such as the Syrian crisis, Middle East peace and the West's standoffs with Iran and North Korea over their nuclear programs.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
A former Ohio Supreme Court justice who mostly sided with the majority in cases ending in executions now opposes the death penalty.
Portman seeks to open the door to allow Federal funds to tear down abandoned Ohio homes.
China, India and Pakistan have increased their nuclear weapons by about 10 warheads each in the past year, and other nuclear states appear set on maintaining their arsenals, a Swedish think tank said Monday.
State Rep. Armond Budish, a former Ohio House speaker, has entered the 2014 race for Cuyahoga County executive in Cleveland and has landed a high-profile endorsement.
President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, a conservative firebrand and a favorite of tea party Republicans, said Wednesday she will not run for another term in the U.S. House.