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  • VIDEO: Maryland housing largest number of unaccompanied minors

    The state of Maryland announced new resources Wednesday to help families and communities who are taking in the children who have crossed the border illegally and gotten caught.

  • Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period.

  • VIDEO: Benghazi panel seeks to rise above partisanship

    "We're better than that," Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said.

  • State Dept 'makes it up,' witness tells House hearing on Benghazi

    An expert who served on a panel overseeing State Department recommendations in the aftermath of the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, told a congressional committee Wednesday the department has failed to follow through on key proposals for improving diplomatic security.

  • Here are five of Joe Biden's greatest hits

    It shouldn't have come as too much of a surprise to hear Vice President Joe Biden engaging in controversial and/or offensive speech. Indeed, he's infamous for this sort of thing.

  • Tea Party group pushes Gowdy for speaker

    The Tea Party Leadership Fund is starting its effort with a website and a Facebook page as well as an email soliciting petition signatures and donations on the same day that the South Carolina Republican is leading hearings on the attacks in Benghazi.

  • Biden veers onto political turf in Iowa

    Vice President Joe Biden struck a notably political tone during a speech Wednesday in Iowa, just three days after Hillary Clinton hinted at a presidential bid with a trip to the state.

  • Manchin will vote no on funding bill that authorizes arming Syrians

    Sen. Joe Manchin is among several Senate Democrats who are likely to vote against the government funding measure that includes authorization for President Obama to arm and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic terrorists in the Middle East.

  • Ginsburg: Gay marriage rests on Ohio

    Speaking at the University of Minnesota Law School on Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the justices will be watching the Cincinnati-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is currently considering a gay marriage case.

  • FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

    DALLAS (AP) — Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries. That's up from about 40,000 temporary holiday workers hired last year....

  • Obama: U.S. forces will not have 'combat mission'

    "After a decade of massive ground deployments, it is more effective to use our unique capabilities in support of partners on the ground so they can secure their own countries' futures," he said. "And that's the only solution that will succeed over the long term."

  • Suicide bombers kill 15 at north Nigerian college

    KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 students Wednesday at a government college in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, police and emergency officials said. Four men in a tricycle taxi drove up to the Federal College of Education Kano and opened fire when security guards...

  • Make mine multilateral? Not necessarily

    There's a widespread assumption that most Americans prefer multilateral action-- acting with other nations as partners. But maybe that's not so.

  • Women really are the key to elections

    If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.

  • Maureen Dowd's paranoid pot candy bar high on Colorado billboard

    New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd gets top billing in a new Colorado campaign to warn marijuana tourists to go slow.



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