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Democrats reframe debate on health care

A vulnerable Democrat embracing health care law? Signs the issue losing its political punch

Updated 01 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Dems reframe election-year debate on health care

A vulnerable Democrat embracing health care law? Signs the issue losing its political punch

Updated 01 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

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

Updated 01 minutes, 31 seconds ago

Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

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

Updated 02 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Obama faces options in Iraq and Syria

Extremists' use of Syria as a sanctuary is at the heart of Obama's counterterror dilemma

Updated 02 minutes, 17 seconds ago

National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson; night saw no unrest, few arrests

Updated 02 minutes, 51 seconds ago

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

Updated 03 minutes, 23 seconds ago

Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral

Vermont dignitaries expected in Rutland for funeral of late Sen. Jim Jeffords

Updated 04 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

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

Updated 04 minutes, 45 seconds ago

GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

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

Updated 05 minutes, 06 seconds ago

The ice bucket stops with Obama

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

Updated 05 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Questions, answers about use of force by police

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

Updated 05 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

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

Updated 05 minutes, 23 seconds ago

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

State Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity

Updated 06 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

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

Updated 06 minutes, 27 seconds ago

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq around Mosul Dam

Updated 06 minutes, 33 seconds ago

US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

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

Updated 06 minutes, 51 seconds ago

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

Updated 06 minutes, 55 seconds ago

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

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

Updated 06 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

Asia stocks open higher after Wall St record close; investors await Fed chief Yellen's speech

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:40am EDT

For Obama, pitfalls and power in addressing race

For Obama, addressing intersection of race and the law carries pitfalls and power

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:10am EDT

Report: FBI improves national security letter use

Report: FBI has improved use of national security letters but more work still needed

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:00am EDT

US commends al-Maliki for stepping aside

US expresses hope that Iraqi power shift unite Iraqis against Islamic State militants

Friday - 08/15/2014, 02:10am EDT

Candidate drops bid for Montana US Senate race

Wanzenried drops bid to win Montana Democratic nomination for US Senate

Friday - 08/15/2014, 01:10am EDT

Today in History

Today in History

Friday - 08/15/2014, 12:08am EDT
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