By Rebecca Berg | 08/20/14 01:35 PM
Democrats' aim was not to boost Tea Party favorite Joe Miller to victory, but to define Dan Sullivan, their likely general election foe, as an Alaska transplant with fragile roots in the state.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/20/14 01:35 PM
President Obama on Wednesday condemned the murder of journalist James Foley, saying, "Today the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group [the Islamic State]."
08/20/14 01:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors...
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 01:29 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and community leaders after police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager nearly two weeks ago.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/20/14 01:27 PM
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced Wednesday that he will introduce legislation to address the national crisis of black youth unemployment.Â
08/20/14 01:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, according to Forbes. They're valued at $3.2 billion; only Real Madrid at $3.4 billion is worth more among...
08/20/14 01:00 PM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — World Health Organization: Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 1,350.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/20/14 12:32 PM
The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/20/14 12:12 PM
Amid reports that a British national may be the masked terrorist shown on a video of the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that he's cutting his vacation short and returning to London to deal with the threat.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 12:05 PM
Last Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on abuse of power charges and on Tuesday he turned himself in to Travis County authorities.
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 11:57 AM
Islamist militants fighting for control in Iraq and Syria say they killed an American journalist missing since 2012.
By Zack Colman | 08/20/14 11:52 AM
After catching heat on the campaign trail for avoiding questions about his stance on climate change, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists to learn why the planet is warming.
08/20/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says American planes, drones did nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 10:07 AM
On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.
By Associated Press | 08/20/14 08:29 AM
American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
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