08/26/14 07:45 PM
BULLETIN (AP) — Oscar Braynon, Dem, nominated State Senate, District 36, Florida.
By Paul Bedard | 08/26/14 07:25 PM
A blood-stained swatch of leather the limo carrying former President John F. Kennedy when he was shot in Dallas, Texas, 50 years ago is going up for auction this week.
By Ron Arnold | 08/26/14 07:12 PM
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/26/14 06:56 PM
One of the issues Congress must resolve in the 10 weeks before Election Day is what to do with the Export-Import Bank.
By Mark Flatten | 08/26/14 06:20 PM
Ethical lapses and scheduling tricks were widespread at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, but there is no hard evidence that the failures led directly to patient deaths, the agency's inspector general said in a report released Tuesday.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 06:02 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials spent almost $2.2 million for cloud computing services that it never received from two prominent federal contractors, according to a government watchdog's report.
By David M. Drucker | 08/26/14 05:45 PM
The Mississippi state senator, who lost a Republican primary runoff to Sen. Thad Cochran in late June, will get a hearing on his legal challenge on Sept. 16 -- just four days before absentee voting begins in the general election.Â
By Noemie Emery | 08/26/14 05:32 PM
The more Obama retreats from forcible measures, the more force pursues him. The harder he tries to avoid the suggestion of violence, the more people horribly die.
08/26/14 05:31 PM
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Interfax: Ukraine's president says leaders at Minsk meeting support his peace plan.
By Sean Higgins | 08/26/14 05:30 PM
After winning only 13 percent of the vote, Minnesota granted exclusive bargaining rights for nearly 27,000 workers.
08/26/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says. The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/26/14 04:56 PM
In 2010, The New York Times offered a ringing endorsement of Democrat Andrew Cuomo for governor. But times have changed.
08/26/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's...
By Michael Barone | 08/26/14 04:37 PM
Noam Scheiber of the New Republic inadvertently admitted what we've long suspected about public employee unions.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/26/14 04:16 PM
The S&P 500 index closed just above the symbolically significant number of 2,000 for the first time Tuesday, as stocks soared following positive economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also neared record highs.
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