08/23/14 05:30 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker says an investigation is underway into an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed more than 60 people and escalated sectarian tensions. In a press conference on Saturday, Salim al-Jabouri said a committee of security officials and lawmakers will announce...
08/23/14 05:30 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program. The department says it will use the $1.74 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide additional...
08/23/14 05:15 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment....
08/23/14 05:09 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/22/14 10:20 PM
Considering that he was indicted, Rick Perry has had a pretty good week, but it may not last.
08/23/14 01:32 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court.
08/23/14 12:16 AM
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: The picture is still hazy. Though the unemployment rate has steadily dropped, Yellen suggested that other gauges of the...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/22/14 10:52 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., subpoenaed documents about the reopening of President Obama's political office, an operation focused campaign strategy.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/22/14 08:32 PM
A new poll suggests Scott Brown could win a Senate race in New Hampshire, for reasons that would be good news for Republicans in other states.
08/22/14 08:02 PM
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well. In...
08/22/14 07:32 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. In one incident, masked...
08/22/14 07:30 PM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in...
08/22/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to...
By David Limbaugh | 08/22/14 06:52 PM
I filled an entire book with examples of discrimination against Christians in this country about a decade ago, and since then, there has been little or no abatement of this practice.
08/22/14 06:31 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people. It was not immediately clear if the attack was carried out by Shiite militiamen...
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