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Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
07/31/14 03:46 PM
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fire agency: 15 dead, 228 injured in gas explosions in Taiwan city of Kaohsiung.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrials plunge 300 points, wiping out July's gains; worst drop since February.
By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14 03:09 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio's office responded to the Washington Examiner's questions regarding a bill the Florida Republican is co-sponsoring that's supposed to combat sexual assaults at the nation's colleges and universities.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 03:18 PM
House Republican lawmakers, angry over the GOP's decision to abandon a bill to address the border crisis, crowded around Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the well of the chamber, demanding to remain in session to resolve the issue.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 03:14 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz has drawn lots of criticism in the wake of House leadership's decision to pull an immigration supplemental intended to alleviate the border crisis. But he might find support from an unusual source: Rep. Raul Grijalva.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/31/14 03:11 PM
President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order designed to "crack down on federal contractors who put workers' safety and hard-earned pay at risk."
By Becket Adams | 07/31/14 02:47 PM
In a hypothetical matchup for U.S. Senate in 2016, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada would crush Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by double digits, according to new polling data.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 02:46 PM
President Obama remains confident in CIA Director John Brennan's leadership despite an independent investigation that concluded that the agency had overreached its authority by spying on Senate staffers.
By Blake Seitz | 07/31/14 02:40 PM
Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to stem the flow of money to terrorist organizations. And their enemies have responded by diversifying their portfolios.
By Kevin Daley | 07/31/14 02:30 PM
Former President Bill Clinton admitted during remarks in Australia on Sept. 10, 2001, that he passed on an opportunity to kill the terrorist leader.
By Paul Bedard | 07/31/14 02:27 PM
A former CIA director is raising a new concern that Iran, or even North Korea, could send U.S. civilization "to a cold, dark halt" by firing a nuke over America's southern border which is largely absent of missile defenses.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 02:21 PM
The Government Accountability Office handed a modest victory to big banks Thursday in the ongoing fight over whether the "too-big-to-fail" problem has been resolved, while still giving bank credits something to cheer.
By Sean Lengell | 07/31/14 02:20 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says it's the Senate -- not his leadership -- that is to blame for Congress being gridlocked in partisan intransigence and poised to leave Washington for a five-week break without passing several key measures.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 02:08 PM
House Republicans, who had authored a plan to spend $659 million on humanitarian aid as well as additional border security and judges, failed to garner enough support among their rank and file to come up with the 218 votes needed for passage.
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By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14