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State Department releases 1st batch of Clinton emails

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FOXNEWS.COM

The State Department has released 296 emails from Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, in the first batch of emails to be made public. 

Spokeswoman Marie Harf said the emails were given to a House committee investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.

She said redactions were made according to Freedom of Information Act standards.

The documents cover emails between 2011 and 2012 related to the Benghazi facility and its security, and to the broader issue of a U.S. diplomatic presence in Libya.

Court Rejects Notre Dame's HHS Mandate Challenge

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CBNNEWS.COM

A federal court of appeals has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to be exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.

The provision requires the school's insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students and staff, which violates the Catholic school's religious beliefs.

Congress sends anti-trafficking bill to Obama

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FOXNEWS.COM

The House approved long-awaited legislation on Tuesday to combat human trafficking, sending it to President Obama for his signature.

The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act will expand law enforcement tools to target sex traffickers, create a new fund to help victims, and define child pornography production as a form of trafficking. Obama is expected to sign it.