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US military targets extremists in Somalia

US military forces conduct operation against Islamic extremists in Somalia

Updated 01 minutes, 48 seconds ago

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

Marines helicopter with 25 aboard crashes in Gulf of Aden; all aboard rescued

Updated 01 minutes, 49 seconds ago

50-state look at how Common Core playing out in US

Common Core standards adopted by some states, rejected, repealed by others as debate continues

Updated 03 minutes, 34 seconds ago

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

Common Core bickering heats up as standards take effect; buyer's remorse hits policymakers?

Updated 03 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms

For Obama, a midterm strategy that seeks to do no harm to Democrats in tough races

Updated 03 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

An election of contradictions: Sour electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Updated 03 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

Obama vows to stay on the case for minimum wage boost, with economy 'revving'

Updated 05 minutes, 14 seconds ago

US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

Fearing Russian invasion of Alaska, US in '50s secretly trained locals as 'stay-behind' agents

Updated 09 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

Islamic State fighters eyeing attacks beyond Iraq and inside US, lawmakers say

Monday - 09/01/2014, 10:00pm EDT

McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit

McDaniel delays announcement on whether he'll seek new life for lawsuit over Miss. Senate loss

Monday - 09/01/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

Obama gives Congress official notice he OK'd airstrikes against Islamic State militants

Monday - 09/01/2014, 06:00pm EDT

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

Monday - 09/01/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

Obama's pre-election delay on immigration throws lawmakers on both sides off balance

Monday - 09/01/2014, 10:30am EDT

5 things to know about House races

5 things to know about House races this fall as GOP looks to add to its majority

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:46am EDT

US welcomes EU decision on Russia

US welcomes European leaders' decision to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:30am EDT

5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters

Military officials say 5 US airstrikes hit Islamic State forces near Iraq's Mosul Dam

Monday - 09/01/2014, 04:40am EDT

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

Heads of House, Senate intelligence panels warn of threat from Islamic State fighters in US

Monday - 09/01/2014, 04:30am EDT

Obamas attend wedding of their longtime chef

First family travels to New York for wedding of personal chef Sam Kass to Alex Wagner of MSNBC

Monday - 09/01/2014, 03:38am EDT

Time to ditch rising stocks, or stick with them?

Is the stock rally almost over or does it have legs? The bull and bear cases

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 10:12pm EDT

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

Beware of giant snails! USDA seizes more than 1,200 African snails that eat buildings, crops

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 01:26pm 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
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