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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 00 minutes, 20 seconds ago

US welcomes EU decision on Russia

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

Updated 00 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

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

Updated 00 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

Obama is highlighting positive economic trends as elections approach, though weaknesses remain

Updated 02 minutes, 23 seconds ago

5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters

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

Updated 44 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

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

Updated 50 minutes, 05 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 54 minutes, 44 seconds ago

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

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

Updated 54 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

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

Updated 54 minutes, 50 seconds ago

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

Updated 54 minutes, 51 seconds ago

5 things to know about House races

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

Updated 54 minutes, 51 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 1 hours, 38 minutes ago

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

Updated 1 hours, 46 minutes ago

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

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

Obama's tan suit for talk about military intervention set social media abuzz

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 04:50am EDT

Longtime personal chef to Obama weds MSNBC host

Obama family together for wedding of longtime personal chef Sam Kass to Alex Wagner of MSNBC

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 01:24am 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
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