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    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...

  • Mortgage rules leave lenders scared to lend

    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.

  • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

    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,...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 27

    Charlie Crist easily secured the Democratic nomination for governor in Florida and will take on incumbent Gov. Rick Scott in November.

  • American killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

    An American was killed over the weekend fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the White House confirmed Tuesday night.

  • IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe

    PARIS (AP) — IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe.

  • Here's how the Democratic candidate plans to win Kansas' governor race

    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. 

  • On immigration, which Democrats does Obama want to anger least?

    Regardless of what President Obama does on immigration reform, at least one faction of Democrats will be angry.

  • Democrats set primary calendar that would help Hillary Clinton

    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.

  • Winter blackouts could hit Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, regional grid operator warns

    A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.

  • The newest campaign sideshow: People dressed as animals

    The biggest newsmaker in New Hampshire politics right now isn't any elected official or candidate. It's a guy in a chicken suit.

  • Marco Rubio's course correction on immigration

    Marco Rubio's office got in touch this week to say the Florida senator and possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful wanted to discuss immigration. The specific subject was President Obama's expected executive order that could legalize as many as half of the 11 million immigrants currently in the...

  • American woman is being held hostage in Syria

    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...

  • Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida AG

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — George Sheldon, a one-time top official in the Obama administration, easily defeated state Rep. Perry Thurston on Tuesday in the Democratic primary for attorney general. Sheldon moves on to the November ballot, where he will challenge Republican incumbent Pam Bondi and...

  • Hurricane Cristobal gains, heads toward Bermuda

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Cristobal hurled heavy rains across Atlantic and Caribbean islands on Tuesday as it headed toward Bermuda, and officials said the storm had caused at least five deaths. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the hurricane would likely avoid a...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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  • A Not So Grand Jury

    On August 15, a grand jury in Travis County, Texas, shocked the Lone Star State when it handed up an indictment of Governor Rick Perry, a likely candidate for the GOP presidential nomination in...

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