By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 06:44 PM
House GOP leaders gave Democrats a softball shot at turning their words against them to support more executive actions on immigration from President Obama amid disarray on the border-emergency spending bill.
07/31/14 06:31 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday. The announcement came hours after...
By Byron York | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
In the long run of presidential politics, the economy is still pretty much the only story that really matters, and there are plenty of troubling indications that today's economic unhappiness will dominate our politics for years to come.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
House lawmakers will huddle Thursday night and Friday to try to rework spending legislation that would provide President Obama with additional money to deal with a surge in unaccompanied minors on the border.
07/31/14 06:03 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Thursday to destroy Hamas' tunnel network designed for deadly attacks inside Israel "with or without a cease-fire," as the Palestinian death toll soared past 1,400 — surpassing the number killed in Israel's last major invasion of...
By Betsy Woodruff and David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 05:52 PM
Republicans frustrated over the last-minute collapse of support for a border bill have been blaming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. But it turns out they may have the wrong Republican senator in their sights.
By Kevin Daley | 07/31/14 05:38 PM
The Washington Post's Aaron Blake admits no Republican of consequence has endorsed plans to impeach the president. Nonetheless, wild speculating on the matter is still a "totally valid topic."
07/31/14 05:31 PM
NEW DELHI (AP) — US and UN: Israel, Hamas agree to unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Fri.
07/31/14 05:16 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Alpha says it plans 1,100 layoffs at coal mines in W.Va., cites weak markets, regulation.
By Washington Examiner | 07/31/14 03:57 PM
Lois Lerner is famous for pleading the Fifth before a congressional committee, checking with IT staff to make sure her messages were not retrievable under the Freedom of Information Act, and disposing of her office hard drive after it was allegedly damaged in what would be an incredibly fortunate...
By Veronique de Rugy | 07/31/14 03:42 PM
The Export-Import Bank is allowed to prosper and grow because its costs are spread over millions while its benefits are jealously protected by its few clients.
By Arthur Herman | 07/31/14 04:38 PM
Hamas is systematically blocking development of the one natural resource the Gaza Strip has, the Gaza Marine offshore natural gas reserves.
07/31/14 04:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report. The document, released Thursday by the CIA, is a summary...
07/31/14 04:34 PM
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the two weeks since the plane was blown out of the...
By Philip Klein | 07/31/14 04:21 PM
President Obama's health care law is one step closer to making it back to the Supreme Court.
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