09/19/14 05:06 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to...
By Philip Klein | 09/18/14 10:38 PM
Congress shouldn't need a reason like domestic violence or an offensive team name to end the NFL's tax-exempt nonprofit status -- It should end because it exemplifies what's wrong with America's tax code.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/18/14 05:21 PM
Of the $167 million the Denali Commission accepted in grant funds between 2011 and 2013, the inspector general’s office monitored the spending of just $150,000.
By David M. Drucker | 09/18/14 05:18 PM
Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.
By Washington Examiner | 09/18/14 06:01 PM
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, Marilyn Tavenner, defended healthcare.gov to the House Oversight Committee — noting that no one's personal data has been compromised in a “malicious attack” — before acknowledging the massive security flaws that initially plagued the site.
By Byron York | 09/18/14 05:40 PM
The race is important to the national GOP for two reasons. One reason is that Walker may well be a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — but only if he wins re-election first.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/18/14 06:31 PM
Nevada taxpayers may not be pleased about footing a quarter of the tab for this billionaire's for-profit business. But the cost to Nevada taxpayers will not be as painful as the distortions to the market.
09/19/14 01:31 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish independence leader Salmond concedes defeat in historic vote.
09/19/14 01:16 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Voters in Scotland reject independence in historic vote with unprecedented turnout.
09/19/14 01:00 AM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Results in Edinburgh push anti-independence side to edge of victory in Scotland.
09/19/14 12:31 AM
HONG KONG (AP) — The British pound jumped as investors bet that Scottish voters would reject independence based on results that cover more than half of Scotland. Japanese stocks rallied as the yen extended losses against the dollar while other Asian benchmarks were subdued for lack of major...
By Byron York | 09/18/14 11:51 PM
The question of whether Kansas Democratic Senate candidate Chad Taylor can legally withdraw from the race -- as he attempted to do on September 3, the last day such a withdrawal was allowed -- has been decided by the state supreme court. And the answer is yes, Taylor can withdraw, and his name...
09/18/14 11:15 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's famed tennis player Li Na announces her retirement on her microblog.
By Paul Bedard | 09/18/14 11:01 PM
The New York Times Book Review has banished conservative legal author David Limbaugh's latest, Jesus on Trial, from its upcoming best seller list despite having sales better than 17 other books.
09/18/14 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's mayoral candidates clashed over proposals to improve the city's public schools in their first general-election debate, with the Democratic nominee characterizing her independent challenger as a loose cannon whose approach would lead to "ping-pongs in leadership."...
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