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  • Michelle Obama: 'I'm like any working mom'

    First lady Michelle Obama cozied up to children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., late Wednesday and opened up about life in the White House, assuring the kids that through her six years she has remained just a simple mom to her family.

  • Rubio: Obama weakened military, 'stomped the brake' on U.S. strength

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a leading 2016 GOP presidential contender, on Wednesday ripped President Obama's military spending and troop cuts, charging that he has "failed the first test of leadership as commander-in-chief."

  • Maureen Dowd's paranoid pot candy bar high on Colorado billboard

    New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd gets top billing in a new Colorado campaign to warn marijuana tourists to go slow.

  • Drug czar: Pot is top drug in fatal car wrecks

    President Obama's drug czar has a warning for America's stoners: Marijuana is the only drug on the rise in fatal car wrecks.

  • Poll: Chicago is 'America's most dangerous city'

    New poll finds American view Chicago, President Obama's hometown, as the nation's most dangerous city.

  • Jindal lays out a 2016 campaign agenda, decision in November

    Declaring that "there is no reason to be coy," populist Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Tuesday presented a meaty agenda that could become his 2016 presidential platform.

  • Go time: Illegals rushing border fearing U.S. crackdown

    The summer lull in illegal border crossings from Mexico is about to give way to a rush of even more immigrants in a frenzy of fear that Washington is about to shut the door, according to several Hispanic leaders.

  • Mainstream Scream: NBC's Andrea Mitchell to Hillary Clinton, 'Great to be back'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC's Andrea Mitchell gleefully asking Hillary Clinton how great it is to be back on the campaign trail.

  • CDC issues Ebola checklist: 'Now is the time to prepare'

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that "now is the time to prepare," has issued a six-page Ebola "checklist" to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected.

  • Closing Guantanamo Bay on track for first time

    It will take a few more years and a congressional change of heart, but President Obama's promise to close the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay naval base is now on a timeline to take place before he leaves office.

  • Lawmakers, Humane Society, target horses' sore spot

    The Humane Society of the United States is pressuring congressional leaders to set a vote on legislation to ban a cruel trick used to get some Tennessee Walking Horses to high-step at shows.

  • 200,000 from Ebola countries have visas to enter U.S.

    There are about 200,000 Africans from countries hosting the deadly ebola virus who hold temporary visas to visit the United States, greatly raising the stakes it could spread to America, according to a group following the immigration issue.

  • Harkin: Hillary's more liberal than people think

    Many liberals and progressives have doubts about just how much Hillary Clinton as president would support their issues, but Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, a retiring liberal lion, believes that the former Obama aide is a lot more left in her thinking than people believe.

  • Poll: Blacks, Democrats abandoning Obama, 'angst and malaise' take over

    President Obama, plagued by his worst approval ratings yet, is now losing support from his liberal base as the country appears to have given up on his administration and Washington, according new polling data.

  • Report: Baby boomers have nation's highest obesity rate

    The nation is getting fatter according to a new study that found obesity rates climbing in six states, remaining steady in all of the rest, and ballooning among the aging Baby Boom population.



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