By Sean Lengell | 04/18/14 12:37 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, who has been fighting with the federal government over grazing, "domestic terrorists."
By Paul Bedard | 04/18/14 12:32 PM
When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius finally leaves Washington and returns home for a potential Senate challenge, the former governor is going to find out that she’s not in her old Kansas anymore.
By Paul Bedard | 04/18/14 12:27 PM
A three-year study of how network news refers to “Easter” reveals that by a margin of 500-56, reports that mention the word or “Easter season” choose a secular path linking it to candy Peeps, frilly clothes and cocktails over Christ’s resurrection. “Instead of celebrating Christ's...
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 12:19 PM
A Canadian Muslim activist who has written extensively about women's rights in Islam has set her sights on "Honor Diaries," a film about the horrors that women face in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North Africa. Sheema Khan accused the film -- and its makers -- of being "Islamophobes" in...
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 12:18 PM
Wendy Davis' legal work for the North Texas Tollway Authority is part of an FBI investigation into the agency, according to the Dallas Morning News.
04/18/14 11:45 AM
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's ailing incumbent president wins 4th term with 81 percent of vote.
04/18/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped in 21 states, rose in 17 and...
04/18/14 09:00 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV: 14 people killed in car bomb near mosque in pro-government district of Homs.
By Gary Fineout | 04/18/14 08:17 AM
The administration of Gov. Rick Scott is making a unique legal argument when it comes to handing over public records: Get it from the employees, not us.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:14 AM
Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough is facing questions about her decision to hire family members and others with political ties to her.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:13 AM
Chicago's inspector general says the city has "resuscitated" what had been a scandal-plagued minority business program.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:08 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says $66 million is available nationwide to state departments of agriculture for specialty crops.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:05 AM
A Bridgeport grocer has been charged with buying food stamps from customers and using the money to buy bulk merchandise.
By Tim Talley | 04/18/14 08:02 AM
The top Democrat in the Oklahoma House said Thursday that legislators shouldn't cut the state income tax this year, citing declining revenue and critical public education and transportation needs.
By David Pitt | 04/18/14 08:01 AM
The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board said Thursday that two aides to Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration, in the latest accusation that top government officials pushed to fill state positions with allies.
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