Obama Meets with Apollo 11 Crew 45 Years After Lunar Landing

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_c19ef0b209.jpgNASA/Bill Ingalls (WASHINGTON) -- Legendary moonwalker Buzz Aldrin may have been “out of town” when the world celebrated Apollo 11's lunar landing, but he marked the anniversary on Tuesday with a presidential handshake and a meeting in the Oval Office -- the same spot from whence President Nixon made that famous interplanetary telephone call to the moon 45 years ago.

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Labor Officials Promise to Fix Program for Coal Miners with Black Lung

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_81e57f1f20.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Federal labor officials told lawmakers Tuesday that they have notified dozens of coal workers they should re-apply for black lung benefits because their claims were denied in part based on medical reviews by a controversial Johns Hopkins physician. Letters and calls to 83 miners in recent weeks were part of a raft of remedies lawmakers said would help “level the playing field” for miners suffering from black lung disease.

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New Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad Hits Mitch McConnell on 'Not My Job' Comment

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_dd1c696045.jpgState of Kentucky (NEW YORK) -- Alison Lundergan Grimes’ is out with a new television ad hitting her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on comments he made about his role in job creation in April. ABC News got a sneak peak of Grimes’ second television ad, featuring Kentuckians asking questions to McConnell. The ad -- titled “Question from David” -- begins with Grimes sitting next to David Stanley from Putney, Kentucky outside of a gas station.

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Primary Season Continues: Georgia Votes in Run-Off

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_642fc28884.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? Voters in Georgia will cast ballots in primary run-offs Tuesday. One race, the GOP run-off for the open Georgia Senate seat, will set up a  2014 fight between Tuesday night’s victor and a Democrat with a familiar name in the Peach State.

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EPA Office of Water Is Caught Playing Kim Kardashian Mobile Game

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_4f72ef0e4f.jpgGlu Games, Inc. (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water works to ensure that drinking water is safe and focuses on the safety of aquatic ecosystems. But the office sent a tweet Monday night that didn’t have much to do with water. “I’m now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” the tweet said in reference to her new gaming app.

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