08/27/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. The mission, if it went forward, would be the second...
By Byron York | 08/27/14 08:52 AM
Rubio thinks an overreach by Obama could become a springboard for GOP action on immigration. If that happens, Rubio would like to see lawmakers take an approach far different from the Gang of Eight's comprehensive scheme.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 08:43 AM
Democrats have approved a 2016 primary schedule that would shorten the contest by one month, but some states may ignore the rules and move their contests to an earlier, and more influential, date.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/27/14 08:35 AM
Somewhere, Woodrow Wilson is smiling. President Obama appears to have found a way around that pesky constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority of the Senate approving U.S. treaties with foreign nations.
08/27/14 08:15 AM
PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister. In a statement Wednesday after a fourth round of questioning before...
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 08:10 AM
Federal rules are scaring home lenders from making loans to anyone without excellent credit, a dynamic that top economic policymakers say is holding back the nation's economic recovery.
08/27/14 08:00 AM
GENEVA (AP) — The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces in the country, an independent U.N. commission said Wednesday. The report from the commission,...
By Steve Doty | 08/27/14 07:58 AM
Charlie Crist easily secured the Democratic nomination for governor in Florida and will take on incumbent Gov. Rick Scott in November.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/27/14 07:47 AM
An American was killed over the weekend fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the White House confirmed Tuesday night.
08/27/14 05:30 AM
PARIS (AP) — IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/26/14 04:36 PM
Gov. Sam Brownback's conservative reforms have drawn him devoted support from many quarters, but he also raised the hackles of many fellow Kansas GOPers a couple of years ago.Â
By Rebecca Berg | 08/26/14 04:37 PM
The biggest newsmaker in New Hampshire politics right now isn't any elected official or candidate. It's a guy in a chicken suit.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 07:40 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 06:56 PM
Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry.
08/26/14 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the militant group. The Islamic State...
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