By Mark Tapscott | 08/21/14 08:04 AM
Hostage rescues are among the most dangerous and difficult jobs America asks its military to do. When they fail, it's not the fault of the brave soldiers who carry out the missions.
08/21/14 08:00 AM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Calm returned Thursday to the slum of West Point in Liberia's capital that was sealed off in the government's attempt to halt the spread of Ebola, a day after clashes erupted between residents and security forces enforcing the quarantine. In the United States, an aid...
08/21/14 08:00 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police said the death toll from rain-triggered landslides on the outskirts of Hiroshima city rose to 39 on Thursday with 51 people still missing, as search efforts continued in the devastated area. Hillsides caved in or were swept down into residential areas in at least...
By Steve Doty | 08/21/14 07:48 AM
Newly indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry is slated to take part in a panel discussion on immigration reform at the conservative Heritage Foundation Thursday in D.C.
By Becket Adams | 08/21/14 07:34 AM
When he's not shirking his responsibilities and hiding from a situation that requires some form of leadership, the governor is jamming his foot in his mouth all the way up to the knee.
08/21/14 07:00 AM
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears said Thursday that its second-quarter loss widened as it continues to deal with weak sales. The retailer — which runs Sears and Kmart stores — lost $573 million, or $5.39 per share, for the period ended Aug. 2. That compares with a loss of $194 million, or...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/20/14 06:04 PM
He's black. He's Jewish. He's a veteran. He's a Republican. And he's running for Jim Moran's House seat. "Anything can happen," Micah Edmond says.
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:33 PM
As Holder arrived in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to address the police shooting of an unarmed teenager, it was clear that the attorney general had emerged as arguably President Obama's most-trusted confidant rather than the source of consternation that once frustrated so many White House officials.
By David M. Drucker | 08/20/14 05:23 PM
Presidential jockeying in Iowa has started early, with GOP hopefuls using Ernst's upstart Senate bid to lay a political foundation for the 2016 caucuses.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/20/14 05:29 PM
Some wonder whether the Northern Virginia Republican's absence from the trail in the weeks before the general election could be a downside for her campaign.
By Richard Pollock | 08/20/14 08:20 PM
Guatemala's shadowy human smuggling network is run by a highly sophisticated organization that more closely resembles a corporation with a profit-sharing program than a ragtag band of criminals.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/20/14 08:33 PM
President Obama may not be able to stop "corporate deserters" from taking up legal residency in low-tax countries. But it appears that his Treasury Department will try to make the prospect of leaving the U.S. as unattractive as possible.
By Chris Henderson | 08/20/14 09:24 PM
Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.
By Zack Colman | 08/20/14 10:32 PM
Environmental groups plan to use Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comments that a Republican-led Senate would be fine with more government shutdowns to attack the GOP ahead of the November elections.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/20/14 08:02 PM
West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller comes from one of America's wealthiest families and represents one of its poorest states, yet he travels home almost exclusively via private charter plane at $4,400 per trip and sends the bill to taxpayers.
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