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McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit

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

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

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

Updated 1 hours, 57 minutes ago

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 06:14pm EDT

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

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

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

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:00pm EDT

US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:00pm 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

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

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

Monday - 09/01/2014, 03:46am 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

Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

US military launches airstrikes, helps drop humanitarian aid to help beleaguered town in Iraq

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 10:10am EDT

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

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 09:30am 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
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