08/21/14 11:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt to free citizens. The dilemma:...
By David Harsanyi | 08/21/14 11:38 PM
In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue.Â
08/21/14 10:16 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Plane carrying the bodies of Malaysians killed onboard Flight 17 touches down in Kuala Lumpur.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/21/14 09:57 PM
Both Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., have been mentioned by Republicans as potential presidential contenders, but each has cast doubt upon his ambitions.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 09:54 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said U.S. military intervention in Iraq will continue for some time because the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will not be defeated quickly.
08/21/14 06:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that struck down the state's death penalty. Attorney General Kamala Harris announced her decision after a federal judge ruled last month that the state's death penalty takes too long to carry...
08/21/14 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year. Housing has been a drag on an otherwise strengthening economy, in part because a harsh winter delayed...
08/21/14 01:19 PM
Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.
08/21/14 01:13 PM
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08/21/14 01:18 PM
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08/21/14 01:16 PM
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08/21/14 01:15 PM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
08/21/14 12:45 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In an April 5 story about a lockdown at the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, The Associated Press erroneously reported that one state Department of Corrections employee supervises 50 inmates in the prison knitshop and that searching the inmates there is...
08/21/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. aircraft are continuing their assault on Islamic State militants in Iraq, conducting six airstrikes overnight to help solidify Iraqi and Kurdish forces' efforts to retake and maintain control of the Mosul Dam. The Islamic State group had gained control of large swaths of...
08/21/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month as supply grows, price gains moderate.
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