Could Kansas Swing the Senate?

Sam Wang, The New YorkerIn national politics, Kansas is considered as Republican as they come: Mitt Romney...

August 29, 2014

Where Is Shaheen? Hiding From You

August 29, 2014

Climate Change: We're Almost Too Late

Rebecca Leber, New RepublicThere is an alarming message in a major new report on climate change, a draft...

August 29, 2014


HIllary Finally Weighs in on Ferguson

Emma Roller, Naional JournalNearly three weeks after the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old...

August 29, 2014

AFL-CIO leader: Hillary needs a primary, Obama needs bold action

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has not endorsed Hillary Clinton for president: A 'coronation' is 'dangerous...

August 28, 2014

Why Democrats Can Asian-Bash With Impunity

Michelle Malkin, NY Post...

August 28, 2014


Fabiani joins Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team - U-T San Diego

Fabiani joins Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal teamU-T San DiegoPolitics create some odd alliances and one emerged...

August 30, 2014

Rick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summit - Politico

PoliticoRick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summitPoliticoDALLAS – Texas...

August 29, 2014

Rick Perry Feels the Love at Americans for... - Dallas Observer (blog)

Rick Perry Feels the Love at Americans for...Dallas Observer (blog)Everyone you talk to opposes regulation...

August 29, 2014


California to appeal teacher tenure ruling - seattlepi.com

KCRA SacramentoCalifornia to appeal teacher tenure rulingseattlepi.comLOS ANGELES (AP) — California...

August 30, 2014

NY police under investigation for 2nd restraint-related death, 4 days before fatal ... - Fox News

USA TODAYNY police under investigation for 2nd restraint-related death, 4 days before fatal ...Fox NewsNEW...

August 30, 2014

Secret Service investigating possible threat to President Obama - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Daily MailSecret Service investigating possible threat to President ObamaThe Huntsville Times - al.comBarack...

August 30, 2014


Oklahoma Cop Formally Charged With Rape And Sexual Assault - Chinatopix

New York Daily NewsOklahoma Cop Formally Charged With Rape And Sexual AssaultChinatopixThe Oklahoma City...

August 30, 2014

Judge rejects Martin MacNeill's request for new murder trial - Salt Lake Tribune

KUTV 2NewsJudge rejects Martin MacNeill's request for new murder trialSalt Lake TribuneA 4th District...

August 30, 2014

Teacher Krista Hodges Reprimanded For Threatening Tweets - Huffington Post

ABC NewsTeacher Krista Hodges Reprimanded For Threatening TweetsHuffington PostTeacher Krista Hodges...

August 29, 2014


California schools chief to appeal tenure ruling - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

California schools chief to appeal tenure rulingWaterloo Cedar Falls CourierLOS ANGELES (AP) — California's...

August 29, 2014

No new trial for doctor convicted of killing wife - SFGate

No new trial for doctor convicted of killing wifeSFGateSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted...

August 29, 2014

As UK lifts terror level to “severe,” US officials watching closely - MiamiHerald.com

ReutersAs UK lifts terror level to “severe,” US officials watching closelyMiamiHerald.comWASHINGTON...

August 29, 2014


California High-Speed Rail No. 9—the Chairman's Turn Again

As a reminder, this is No. 9 in a series on the plan for a north-south California High-Speed Rail system,...

August 29, 2014

Lies Immigration Reformers Told Me

“Mom hid a present for you in the basement.” “Last time you said that, you locked me downstairs...

August 29, 2014

Man Arrested While Picking Up His Kids: 'The Problem Is I'm Black'

If you've never experienced arbitrary harassment or brutality at the hands of a police officer, or seen...

August 29, 2014


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U.S. Border for Attack: Local Law ... ">Islamic State Has 'Increased Interest' in Exploiting Southern U.S. Border for Attack: Local Law ...

Islamic State militants have expressed an increased interest on social media in exploiting the southern...

August 30, 2014

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United States border is possibility">Homeland Security warns Isis attack on United States border is possibility

As many Americans get ready for the long holiday weekend, law enforcement officers warn Isis militants...

August 30, 2014

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Border Patrol Shooting at Border ">Armed Militia Member Causes Border Patrol Shooting at Border

The shooting took place Friday afternoon near the Sabal Palms nature center when a U.S. Border Patrol...

August 30, 2014


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Border Officers Seize Over 3000 Pounds Of Marijuana Hidden In Christmas Bow Cargo"> Border Officers Seize Over 3000 Pounds Of Marijuana Hidden In Christmas Bow Cargo

OTAY MESA (CBSLA.com) U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers recently discovered 3,370 pounds...

August 30, 2014

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border, evangelicals pray for asylum seekers">At border, evangelicals pray for asylum seekers

The interfaith vigil emphasized the safety and well-being of children and youths who have flooded the U.S....

August 30, 2014

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US ">Cuban migrants head back to sea as relatives pray in the US

They head for Honduras from where migrants make the long journey overland to reach the U.S. border with...

August 30, 2014


Death of Man in Police Custody Is Ruled a Homicide

The man, Ronald Singleton, died from physical restraint by the police while he was in a state of “excited...

August 30, 2014

McConnell’s Campaign Manager Steps Down

The manager, Jesse Benton, cited reports about his “role in past campaigns,” referring to his job as a senior...

August 30, 2014

Taxi Kills Pedestrian in Manhattan

The police said a 58-year-old woman was killed after being struck by a cab, the latest in a string of such...

August 30, 2014


U.S. Open 2014: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Upsets Simona Halep

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni was competing in Grand Slams as a teen, but battling from adversity has defined...

August 30, 2014

Vice Media Stakes Future on A&E Networks Deal

A&E Networks will invest $250 million in Vice Media and receive a 10 percent stake in the company.

August 30, 2014

At Gateway to Hamptons, Ku Klux Klan Advertises for New Members

This summer, pamphlets and a recruitment form have been stuffed into plastic sandwich bags, along with...

August 30, 2014


Quarantine for Ebola Lifted in Liberia Slum

The president of Liberia had rejected the advice of Ebola experts in quarantining the West Point neighborhood,...

August 30, 2014

Swirls of Dust and Drama, Punctuating Life in the Southwest

Children, drivers and other residents have learned how to prepare for huge dust storms, sometimes called...

August 29, 2014

California Plans to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

The state, adhering to a court order, is proposing to stop keeping most mentally ill prisoners in their...

August 29, 2014


Judge Strikes Down Restrictive Texas Abortion Rule

The ruling involved a requirement that abortion clinics in the state meet the same standards as hospital-style...

August 29, 2014

Bits Digital Diary: On Instagram’s Hyperlapse, and Fast-Forwarding to the Future

Instagram’s new tool for capturing time-lapse video could provide a new prism through which people...

August 29, 2014

Venus Williams Loses at U.S. Open as Seeds Continue to Fall

No. 13 seed Sara Errani defeated No. 19 Venus Williams, and No. 2 Simona Halep and No. 6 Angelique Kerber...

August 29, 2014


Chelsea Clinton to Leave Well-Paid NBC News Job

Ms. Clinton said she would step down from the $600,000-a-year position to focus on philanthropic work...

August 29, 2014

U.N. Peacekeepers Locked in Standoff With Syrian Rebels

A confrontation along the demarcation line between Syria and the Golan Heights occurred a day after an armed...

August 29, 2014

Virginia Trial Ends With Portrayal of Corrupt Governor, or Hapless Husband

Prosecutors warned jurors not to accept defense arguments that former Gov. Bob McDonnell was unfairly...

August 29, 2014


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Ebola outbreak ">Campuses with International students or travel prepped for Ebola outbreak

ALLENDALE, Mich. There might not be any current cases of the disease in America right now but the Ebola...

August 30, 2014

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Ebola Roadmap, Update on Outbreak ">WHO Releases Ebola Roadmap, Update on Outbreak

Dr. Richard Besser/ABC News(MONROVIA, Liberia) -- The World Health Organization on Friday issued a Roadmap...

August 30, 2014

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Outbreak ">Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Outbreak

Unusual tactics and inventive thinking will be needed to beat West Africa's Ebola outbreak, according...

August 30, 2014


Netanyahu claims Gaza Strip victory - BDlive

International Business TimesNetanyahu claims Gaza Strip victoryBDliveJERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister...

August 29, 2014

Lone lifeguard watches over beach in Gaza Strip - The Asian Age

Yahoo News UKLone lifeguard watches over beach in Gaza StripThe Asian AgeIt's a world away from the glitz...

August 29, 2014

On the Ground in Israel and Gaza - New York Times

On the Ground in Israel and GazaNew York TimesDeir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Aug. 10. The funeral of Ahmed...

August 28, 2014


Israelis Doubt Netanyahu's Claim Of Victory Over Hamas In The Gaza Strip - International Business Times

International Business TimesIsraelis Doubt Netanyahu's Claim Of Victory Over Hamas In The Gaza StripInternational...

August 28, 2014

First UN humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Gaza Strip - Press TV

Press TVFirst UN humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Gaza StripPress TV“It is extremely important that...

August 28, 2014

Analysis: Grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza Strip - The Denver Post

Daily MailAnalysis: Grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza StripThe Denver PostPrime Minister Benjamin...

August 28, 2014


After soccer referee's death, wife and sons persevere

Kyle Bieniewicz died after being punched by a player during a game in July.        

August 29, 2014

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

There were no reports of injuries or damage.        

August 29, 2014

Ad watch: Ernst touts support for entitlements

The ad is a coordinated effort between the Ernst campaign and the National Republican Senatorial Committee.        

August 29, 2014


There's a cure for those end-of-summer blues

Experts say a shift in perception goes a long way toward coping with winter.        

August 29, 2014

Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group

Obama said Republicans had realized that blocking all progress led Americans to become cynical about...

August 29, 2014

Wife of gun-wielding radio host seeks divorce

Blake Seylhouwer has been charged for shooting at his wife, Misty, during an argument.        

August 29, 2014


FBI probes Islamic State recruiting in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis bureau is looking into reports that a second American citizen was killed fighting with...

August 29, 2014

15 injured in O'Hare shuttle bus accident

Four of the injured listed in serious to critical condition.        

August 29, 2014

70 years later, a soldier returns home

Helen Harris Cooke says she never stopped praying that her husband would be found.        

August 29, 2014


Okla. cop charged with raping, abusing 8 women

He allegedly threatened to arrest victims if they did not submit.        

August 29, 2014

In Gary, Ind., fall of an eyesore may be rise of new era

After a violent summer, city is hoping for a rebirth.        

August 29, 2014

With an eye on China, the U.S. and Japan grow closer

Japan's more prominent military stance has its neighbors -- and many of its own people -- nervous.        

August 29, 2014


Smithsonian to honor La. family's civil rights efforts

The Hicks family was at the forefront of a Bogalusa effort isolated from the movement.        

August 29, 2014

Iceland issues aviation alert after eruption

No ash has yet been detected by the radar system.        

August 29, 2014

U.S. levels new Iran sanctions as nuclear talks in limbo

Officials say they're targeting entities helping Iran evade existing sanctions        

August 29, 2014


Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

August 30, 2014

BLOW TO COAL Industry dealt setback as Oregon blocks export plan

Duke halting coal burning at southwest Ohio power plantVIDEO: How will EPA's new carbon standards impact...

August 30, 2014

Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror

August 30, 2014


TEXAS ABORTION FIGHT Federal judge throws out controversial restrictions

VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson joins up with Planned Parenthood

August 29, 2014

FBI national domestic threat assessment omits Islamist terrorism

August 29, 2014

Senegal confirms first Ebola case as outbreak accelerates - US colleges screen some students for Ebola - VIDEO: What happened to Ebola coverage?

August 29, 2014


ISIS eyes Mexican border, says bulletin

EXCLUSIVE: Law enforcement bulletin sent out by the Texas Department of Public Safety says ISIS online...

August 29, 2014

Relatives feel sorry for girl who shot gun instructor - Moments before accidental shooting

August 29, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - VIDEO: Gunman requests citizenship

August 29, 2014


Your passwords should be at least 24 characters long - VIDEO: Cheapest Labor Day for driving since 2010

August 29, 2014

Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - VIDEO: Is SD a lock for GOP? - Obama on Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

August 29, 2014

Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - Obama on Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

August 29, 2014


Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

August 29, 2014

CAUGHT ON CAMERA Driver admits to fraud over $1M Bugatti crash

Tony Stewart returning to competition after Kevin Ward crashUS probes Ford Explorer police SUV brake...

August 29, 2014

EBOLA THREAT US colleges to screen some students for disease

UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000OPINION: What the media are missing in Ebola crisisVIDEO:...

August 29, 2014