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Embattled congressman opts for icy challenge

Embattled congressman opts for 'ice bucket challenge' as he signs up for Nov. 4 ballot

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:06pm EDT

Ex-congressman Davis to lead George Mason board

Ex-congressman Tom Davis elected as rector, will lead George Mason Univ. governing board

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:30pm EDT

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq around Mosul Dam

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

US, Britain have sought to steel allies against ransoms to extremists

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Biden voices support for Georgia's NATO wishes

Biden voices support for Georgia's aspirations for NATO membership

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

Journalist's slaying not shifting positions in Congress on military action against extremists

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:02pm EDT

Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

Decades-old case shapes how Ferguson police officer to be judged for shooting of unarmed man

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:52pm EDT

US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

US rescue mission in Syria this summer failed to find Americans held hostage by extremists

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:36pm EDT

Warner agrees to campaign debates, forums

Sen. Warner agrees to 8 joint public forums with GOP rival Gillespie

Friday - 08/22/2014, 10:40am EDT

Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing

Yellen's Jackson Hole speech to be studied for any clear hint on timing of first Fed rate hike

Friday - 08/22/2014, 09:52am EDT

Congressman's office sorry for Soviet medals in ad

New Jersey congressman's office apologizes for using photo of Soviet medals in Facebook ad

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:54am EDT

Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

Foley case highlights wrenching debate over whether governments should pay ransom for hostages

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:49am EDT

GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

Congressional investigators say Pentagon violated law with swap of Army prisoner for 5 Taliban

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:48am EDT

The ice bucket stops with Obama

Obama pours cold water on idea of participating in ice bucket challenge for ALS awareness

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:48am EDT

Questions, answers about use of force by police

Questions, answers about police use of force after shooting of black 18-year-old in Ferguson

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:48am EDT

Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

Pentagon: Islamic State militants hurt by US airstrikes, will regroup, stage new offensive

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:48am EDT

As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

US is intensifying airstrikes in Iraq but details on how it is done are sometimes thin

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:47am EDT

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

Pryor explains 'Obamacare' vote in new advertisement that highlights his fight against cancer

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:47am EDT

Patient advocates say insurers avoiding the sick

Patient advocates press Obama administration on health care law's anti-discrimination rules

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Government wants to make cars talk to each other

Obama administration wants cars to talk to each other, saying the technology will save lives

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Obama: Iraq has regained control of Mosul dam

Obama applauds recapture of Mosul dam, says Iraqi must unite because 'the wolf's at the door'

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 02:16pm EDT

AstraZeneca says DOJ closes probe into drug trial

AstraZeneca: US Department of Justice closes blood thinner investigation

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

Karl Rove-backed Crossroads group adds TV time in Colorado, taking fall buy to $26M

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

Jeffords recalled for fierce independence; was one of a vanishing breed of liberal Republicans

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:32pm EDT

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

Get ready for sticker shock: USDA says average cost to raise a child up slightly to $245,340

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:50am EDT
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