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Traffic jams up on the Kennedy Expressway leaving the city for a holiday weekend in Chicago.

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Traffic jams up on the Kennedy Expressway leaving the city for a holiday weekend in Chicago.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 34.8 Million

About 34.8 million people plan to drive at least 50 miles from their home during the five-day period ending July 6. That’s up from 34.1 million last year, and the most since 2007, according to AAA. “Stronger business travel and...

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Democratic candidate for New Jersey governor, state Sen. Barbara Buono, steps from the booth after casting her primary election vote on June 4, 2013 in Metuchen, N.J.

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Democratic candidate for New Jersey governor, state Sen. Barbara Buono, steps from the booth after casting her primary election vote on June 4, 2013 in Metuchen, N.J.

Christie Challenger Rips Gov’s Travel

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s challenger, state Senator Barbara Buono, has a new Internet campaign ad out today that criticizes the Republican’s out-of-state travels. “There’s Governor Christie, traveling to another political event,” Buono says as the 34-second bit shows the...

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Marine pilot Maj. Aric Liberman, second from left, poses for photos with, from left, Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, and U.S. Sen John McCain on Nov. 20, 2012 after delivering a second F-35B Joint Strike Fighter at the conclusion of a re-designation ceremony for Marine Attack Fighter Squadron 121.

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Marine pilot Maj. Aric Liberman, second from left, poses for photos with, from left, Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, and U.S. Sen John McCain on Nov. 20, 2012 after delivering a second F-35B Joint Strike Fighter at the conclusion of a re-designation ceremony for Marine Attack Fighter Squadron 121.

Jan Brewer: Where in the World?

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who left her state for an undisclosed destination on Dec. 2, is visiting Arizona soldiers in Afghanistan, according to a person familiar with the governor’s schedule. The Republican governor’s absence was noticed yesterday when she didn’t...

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A soldier with Blackfoot Company 1st Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment has Thanksgiving dinner while standing watch in a guard tower in Matakhan, Afghanistan, in this file photo.

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A soldier with Blackfoot Company 1st Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment has Thanksgiving dinner while standing watch in a guard tower in Matakhan, Afghanistan, in this file photo.

VA’s Muscle-Shirted Italian Tourism — Private Business, Agency Explains

A slideshow including images of a bronzed Department of Veterans Affairs employee in a sleeveless muscle shirt, a beach on Italy’s Amalfi coast and what appeared to be each serving of a nine-course meal at “Trattoria Arleste” in Cirella, Italy,...

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton poses for a photograph prior to the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center.

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton poses for a photograph prior to the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center.

Hillary Clinton Smiles: That Button!

Most people who meet Hillary Clinton on the street want a picture. Snapping it is the hard part. “Whenever I walk around New York, as I did yesterday at the conclusion of a week in New York for the UN...

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