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  • Woman struck, killed while crossing street

    ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police say a woman was killed when she tried to cross a street in Odenton. It happened about 2 p.m. Monday on Annapolis Road. Police say 28-year-old Tamika Bailey of Severn was trying to cross the northbound lanes. Officers say she was hit by a car...

  • Treasury: New tax changes to stop inversions

    In a highly anticipated executive action, Lew said the Treasury Department was taking "initial steps that we believe will make companies think twice" about moving their headquarters abroad for tax purposes.

  • Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. In a video that appeared on social media, a masked member of a group calling...

  • Something is terribly wrong with the Secret Service

    President Obama is supporting the Secret Service in the wake of a deeply troubling incident in which a disturbed man jumped the White House fence, sprinted across the North Lawn, and actually entered the White House Friday evening.

  • Former Treasury chief: Businesses won't act on climate without federal policy

    Paulson, and some other Republicans who are no longer part of official Washington, have started to embrace climate policies from a financial perspective.

  • Happy 100th birthday to the oldest living former member of Congress

    The oldest living former member of Congress, Ken Hechler, celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday.

  • Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened...

  • House Oversight summons Secret Service director to Sept. 30 hearing on breach

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has summoned Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to a Sept. 30 hearing on White House security issues after a man sprinted across the lawn Friday and walked into the mansion.

  • Republicans pile on criticism of Lerner, Democrats remain silent

    Republicans led the charge to hold Lerner in contempt of Congress earlier this year.

  • Boxer blasts Goodell for NFL's handling of domestic violence

    Sen. Barbara Boxer has appealed directly to the NFL's new government affairs liaison to root out domestic violence among players after chastising league Commissioner Roger Goodell for not doing enough to address the problem.

  • Religious groups lobby FCC for open Internet

    In a letter sent to the FCC on Sept. 15, the groups highlighted the importance of a free and open Internet to the religious community as a means of connecting with members and advocating for justice in a —œcrowded and over-commercialized media environment.—�

  • Fraternity accused of marking students for date rape drug

    The Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was served with a search warrant last Tuesday after accusations surfaced that party-goers may have been marked with color-coded "X's" for date rape.

  • Japan-born admiral nominated as U.S. Pacific commander

    If confirmed by the Senate, Adm. Harry B. Harris would take over from current commander Adm. Samuel Locklear as skepticism over the viability of President Obama's "Pacific pivot" strategy has reached a peak.

  • SEC hands whistleblower record-breaking $30 million award

    SEC officials said the widespread securities violations would have been difficult to detect were it not for the whistleblower, whose identity they did not make public.

  • White House intruder previously charged with weapons possession

    The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun.



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