08/21/14 11:46 PM
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors awaited a key meeting of U.S. central bankers that's expected to shed light on...
08/21/14 11:45 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:...
08/21/14 11:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Toby Massey, a photographer and photo editor who directed coverage of presidents and political conventions as well as natural disasters, the space program and sporting events during a 38-year career with The Associated Press, died Thursday. He was 80. Massey died at home in...
08/21/14 11:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday said Argentina's plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out, but he stopped short of finding the South American nation in contempt of court. U.S. District Judge...
By David Harsanyi | 08/21/14 11:38 PM
In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue.Â
08/21/14 11:32 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the...
08/21/14 11:30 PM
BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer Investigators are poring over prominent political consultant Chad Alexander’s emails and text messages looking for evidence of public corruption, campaign contribution violations and illegal collusion with political candidates. Oklahoma County District Attorney...
08/21/14 11:26 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. Read more on...
By Linda Chavez | 08/21/14 11:19 PM
For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative.Â
08/21/14 10:16 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Plane carrying the bodies of Malaysians killed onboard Flight 17 touches down in Kuala Lumpur.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/21/14 09:57 PM
Both Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., have been mentioned by Republicans as potential presidential contenders, but each has cast doubt upon his ambitions.Â
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 09:54 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 Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 09:24 PM
President Obama hasn't waded into the escalating debate over the rapid militarization of local police departments. Politically, however, he can't stay silent for long.
By Zack Colman | 08/21/14 09:15 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's staff said that Democrats are slamming the Kentucky Republican by taking comments he made earlier this week out of context.
By Fred Siegel | 08/21/14 06:55 PM
The virtue of disruption, academics and observers argue, is that it gives African Americans a crisis with which to bargain. But after 50 years, what has this bargain achieved, except to cultivate a community that excels in resentment?
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