By Washington Examiner Staff | 09/17/14 10:08 PM
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By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 08:42 PM
"We're laying the groundwork to hit the ground running" after the elections, said Sen. James Inhofe, ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee.
By Zack Colman | 09/17/14 11:28 PM
Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Tim Scott of South Carolina released their report on energy insecurity to highlight some of the repercussions from regulations that they say could raise energy costs.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/17/14 09:50 PM
Part of the reason Hagan is so strong, writes Crystal Ball Managing Editor Kyle Kondik, is because her Republican opponent Thom Tillis is underperforming.
09/17/14 08:46 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marina Silva, a front-running presidential candidate who grew up in the Amazon jungle and could become the first black to lead Brazil's government, said Wednesday that if elected she'll improve ties with the U.S. and strongly push for human rights in nations like Cuba. She...
09/17/14 08:00 PM
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police detain 15 people in the country's largest counterterrorism operation.
09/17/14 08:00 PM
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford's dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election campaign. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai...
09/17/14 07:45 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas executes woman for 2004 torture, starvation death of girlfriend's 9-year-old son .
09/17/14 07:31 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighboring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group....
09/17/14 07:15 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday finalized a license for a proposed $1.6 billion resort casino across from Boston, but the casino company says it's not yet prepared to campaign against a looming threat: November's ballot question to repeal the state's...
09/17/14 05:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to give President Barack Obama authority to train, arm moderate Syrian rebels.
09/17/14 04:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates. The Dow rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,156 Wednesday, surpassing its previous high from July by 18 points. The blue-chip...
09/17/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow closes at record high of 17,156 after Fed maintains stance on low interest rate.
09/17/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says "it could take until the end of the decade" to shrink the Fed's record investment portfolio to more normal levels. The Fed's response to the 2008 financial crisis has swollen its balance sheet to more than $4.4 trillion from less than $1...
09/17/14 03:17 PM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. The situation is so dire in Liberia that its president welcomed a U.S. pledge to send troops and treatment...
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