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Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom

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

Updated 1 hours, 29 minutes 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 1 hours, 29 minutes ago

Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

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

Updated 1 hours, 29 minutes ago

Vermont dignitaries expected for Jeffords funeral

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

Updated 1 hours, 47 minutes ago

Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

It started with orange juice: Decades-old case shapes how Ferguson police officer to be judged

Updated 1 hours, 47 minutes 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

The ice bucket stops with Obama

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

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 08:50pm EDT

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq around Mosul Dam

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 08:50pm EDT

GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange -- a clear violation of the law -- and used $988,400 of a wartime account to make the transfer.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:48pm EDT

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

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

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:48pm 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

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:48pm 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

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:48pm EDT

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

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

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:28pm EDT

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

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

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 07:28pm EDT

Senate Democrats' campaign arm starts ads in Colo.

Senate Democrats' campaign committee airs first ads in tight Colorado race against Gardner

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:30pm EDT

New medal to be displayed at Sept. 11 ceremony

Congressional Gold Medal honoring Sept. 11 victims to be shown at Flight 93 memorial ceremony

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

Accounting obscurities mean US settlement with Bank of America might not cost bank $17 billion

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 04:56pm EDT

Education Department tries to ease testing worries

Government: States can ask for more time before using student test scores to evaluate teachers

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:23pm EDT

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

Who's funny in Minnesota's US Senate race? Not former comedian Franken

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:48pm EDT
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