08/21/14 05:45 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 Charles Hoskinson | 08/21/14 05:34 PM
Pentagon officials broke the law by trading five imprisoned Taliban leaders for captured U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without notifying Congress at least 30 days in advance and by using appropriated public funds for a different purpose, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said Thursday.
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...
By Shikha Dalmia | 08/21/14 04:43 PM
Barack Obama's presidency was supposed to usher in America's post-racial era. But Ferguson, Mo., shows that hope was perhaps too audacious.
By Philip Klein | 08/21/14 04:59 PM
Data complied by the Health Research Institute of PricewaterhouseCoopers from about 29 states plus the District of Columbia show that the average premium increase for insurance starting next year is currently 8.2 percent. But within that average, there's a wide range.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 04:51 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.
By Sean Higgins | 08/21/14 04:15 PM
On Tuesday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a directive to "clarify that existing agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex under Executive Order 11246, as amended, includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and transgender status."
By Ashe Schow | 08/21/14 04:14 PM
Take Campbell Brown, an education advocate fighting for school choice and who wants to challenge teacher tenure.
By Steve Doty | 08/21/14 04:12 PM
Speaking at the conservative Heritage Foundation, Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned of the risk ISIS poses not just overseas, but in America, too.
08/21/14 01:19 PM
Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.
By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 02:15 PM
President Obama delivered a brief statement Wednesday on ISIS' beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, a momentary pause that was immediately followed by his return to the golf course.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/21/14 02:24 PM
A second American who contracted the Ebola virus while working in Liberia was discharged from an Atlanta hospital Thursday after fully recovering.
By Zack Colman | 08/21/14 02:17 PM
Environmental groups plan to use Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comments that a Republican-led Senate would be fine with more government shutdowns to attack the GOP ahead of the November elections.
08/21/14 01:13 PM
Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/21/14 01:43 PM
As public schools across the U.S. brace themselves for a surge of thousands of underage illegal immigrants — many who came to the country without their families — Americans are saying ditch the idea, according to a new poll. Fifty-three percent of likely voters in a Rasmussen Reports poll...
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