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  • Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:53:50 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the...
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:44:02 GMT
    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
  • Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

    Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:22:32 GMT
    New partial results released in Afghanistan's presidential election show candidate Abdullah Abdullah still is the front-runner, though a runoff election will be likely.
    New partial results in Afghanistan's presidential election released Sunday show candidate Abdullah Abdullah is still the front-runner, though a runoff election looks likely.
  • Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

    Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:02:55 GMT
    Algerian police and military officials said Islamist insurgents ambushed a military bus, killing at least 10 soldiers in the central Kabylie mountains.
    Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. The attack came two days after Algeria's presidential election.
  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:33:14 GMT
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
  • Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:33:03 GMT
    Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
    Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
  • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:52:07 GMT
    A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.
    Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.
  • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:32:04 GMT
    Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians...
    Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...
  • From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:22:42 GMT
    The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
  • DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

    DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:32:28 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.
    The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.
  • US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:32:21 GMT
    The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.
    The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.
  • Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

    Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:52 GMT
    Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.
    Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early...
  • Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:22:01 GMT
    Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
    Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.
  • After Algerian landslide, what next?

    After Algerian landslide, what next?

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:21:52 GMT
    Algerian officials say President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote.
    Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation - what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the...
  • Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

    Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:41:08 GMT
    Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
    Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

    Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:12:46 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state...
  • Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:00:54 GMT
    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when...
    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was...
  • UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

    UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:31:26 GMT
    Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year.
    Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited David Axelrod - a key figure behind Barack Obama's two presidential victories - to help with its leader's election bid next year.
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 05:01:04 GMT
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of...
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and...
  • Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

    Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

    Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent.
    The main opposition candidate in Algeria's presidential elections cried foul late Thursday night hours after voting ended, alleging massive fraud and vowing to reject any results announced.
  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

    Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:11:45 GMT
    Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
    For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.
  • Judge wants Detroit mayor to back bankruptcy plan

    Judge wants Detroit mayor to back bankruptcy plan

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:30:22 GMT
    Looking years ahead, the judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy says he wants assurances from elected leaders that they'll follow the final plan that gets the city back on its feet.
    Looking years ahead, the judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy said Thursday he wants assurances from the mayor and other elected leaders that they'll follow a final plan that likely cuts pensions, sheds debt and...
  • President defending health law good for some Dems

    President defending health law good for some Dems

    With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections.
    President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.
  • Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

    Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:10:10 GMT
    A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three...
    A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed...
  • Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

    Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:00:31 GMT
    A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.
    A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.
  • Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

    Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has dismissed claims that Russian special forces are in eastern Ukraine as "nonsense."
    To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history. Here is what Putin had to say Thursday in a nationally...
  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime?
    As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime.
  • US sanctions government official in Zimbabwe

    US sanctions government official in Zimbabwe

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:21:58 GMT
    The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation.
    The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation.
  • A year after background check defeat, modest goals

    A year after background check defeat, modest goals

    A year after the Senate scuttled President Barack Obama's drive for new firearms restrictions, congressional gun control supporters are significantly winnowing their 2014 legislative agenda.
    Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers...
  • India struggles with rebel threats during election

    India struggles with rebel threats during election

    Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where rebels threatened violence over the plight of...
    Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebels threatened violence over the plight of...
  • Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

    Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

    President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
    President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
  • Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

    Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

    Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is...
    Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to...
  • Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

    Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

    Democrats in the nation's largest swing-state see the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana as a rare source of hope and high voter turnout in this year's midterm elections.
    Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections.
  • Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

    Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

    Some Democrats say it's time for their party to openly embrace the president's health care law now that better news surrounds it.
    The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.
  • Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next...
    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next month.
  • Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network

    Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls,...
    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he...
  • Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next...
    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next month.
  • Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    Algerian election faces disaffected populace

    The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young...
    The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.
  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

    Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

    Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular...
    Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President...
  • House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

    House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

    Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in...
    Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.
  • Sen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016

    Sen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016

    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.
  • Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

    Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

    Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to political organizations for November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already...
    Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark,...
  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Pro-Russian insurgents who have seized government buildings across eastern Ukraine dug in Tuesday, fortifying their positions and erecting fresh barricades, despite another government announcement that it was...
    In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist...
  • Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

    Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

    Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.
    Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.
  • Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of...
    Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across...
  • Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

    Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

    Afghan officials say the country's deputy public works minister has been kidnapped in the capital, Kabul.
    Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of...
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
  • Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

    Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

    Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a convention speech.
    Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
  • Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for president

    Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for president

    Egypt's former military chief has taken the final formal step to run in the May 26-27 presidential election, submitting to the election commission the signatures of at least 25,000 Egyptians demanding that he...
    Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the number of signatures required, his campaign...
  • Syrian troops choke off rebels north of Damascus

    Syrian troops choke off rebels north of Damascus

    Syrian state media say pro-government troops have seized a rebel-held town near the border with Lebanon, continuing a march to dislodge opposition strongholds from along the rugged frontier.
    Syrian troops triumphantly swept through some of the last remaining opposition strongholds north of Damascus, including a much coveted ancient Christian hamlet, sending rebel fighters fleeing to nearby hills amid an ever...
  • Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world'

    Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world'

    Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love."
    Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love."
  • Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal

    Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal

    Louisiana voters say they're disappointed but not surprised by a video showing Republican congressman Vance McAllister in an extramarital encounter with an aide.
    To Louisiana voters accustomed to tawdry scandals involving elected officials, disappointment with an eye toward forgiveness is the prevailing sentiment about their new congressman, caught on video embracing an aide...
  • Cruz says he's optimistic about turning US around

    Cruz says he's optimistic about turning US around

    Ted Cruz says he's optimistic about the country's future.
    Ted Cruz says he's optimistic about the country's future.
  • 'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    'Obamacare' under attack as conservatives eye 2016

    President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.
    Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans...
  • Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

    Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

    An Afghan official says nearly 1,900 complaints of fraud in this month's presidential election are being investigated but the number is lower than that of the last election.
    Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan's presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race that increasingly appears destined for a runoff vote.
  • Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability

    Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability

    The people of Guinea-Bissau are heading to the polls and the question on everyone's mind is whether this tiny West African nation, known as a transit hub for cocaine traffic, will finally find stability through...
    The people of Guinea-Bissau went to the polls on Sunday, and the question on everyone's mind was whether this tiny West African nation, known as a transit hub for cocaine traffic, will finally find stability through...
  • Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message

    Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message

    Potential presidential contender Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message to "hit those who haven't been listening" and to keep their political movement growing.
    Potential presidential contender Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message to "hit those who haven't been listening" and to keep their political movement growing.
  • Macedonia president seeks second term in election

    Macedonia president seeks second term in election

    Macedonia's president is seeking a second term in the Balkan country's fifth election since gaining independence following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia in 1991.
    Macedonia's president is seeking a second term in the Balkan country's fifth election since gaining independence following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia in 1991.
  • Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    At least a dozen armed men have seized a police station in a small town in eastern Ukraine as tensions in the country's Russia-speaking regions intensify.
    Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that is one of the flashpoints of a wave of pro-Russia protests, hours after armed men...
  • Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

    Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine later this month to meet with government and citizen leaders.
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine later this month to meet with government and citizen leaders.
  • Gingrich blasts 'ideologues' behind health law

    Gingrich blasts 'ideologues' behind health law

    Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.
    Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.
  • Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.
    Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.
  • In Iowa, Ryan says budget a step toward GOP unity

    In Iowa, Ryan says budget a step toward GOP unity

    Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan will have a lot of work to do in Iowa, should he seek the 2016 presidential nomination, based on the range of sour reactions to his just-passed House budget proposal.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told an Iowa audience Friday that his party can and must come together, and he held out his recently passed budget plan as a sign of growing GOP unity.
  • Longtime Wisconsin GOP Rep. Tom Petri to retire

    Longtime Wisconsin GOP Rep. Tom Petri to retire

    Republican congressman Tom Petri of Wisconsin says he will retire after more than 30 years in Congress.
    U.S. Rep. Tom Petri announced Friday that he plans to retire, ending a 35-year career as a moderate Republican from east-central Wisconsin.
  • Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

    Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

    President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark 1965 law that helped pave Obama's path in politics.
    In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions...
  • Alaska ad proudly ties Dem senator to 'Obamacare'

    Alaska ad proudly ties Dem senator to 'Obamacare'

    Democrats have spent months debating how to answer conservatives' attacks on President Barack Obama's health care law.
    After months of watching Democrats get hammered over President Barack Obama's health care law, friends of an embattled senator are fighting back by proudly linking him to "Obamacare."
  • Minnesota Senate rivals tied to investment firm

    Minnesota Senate rivals tied to investment firm

    Democrats fighting to protect Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken's seat want to replicate the last presidential campaign playbook by casting a well-funded GOP challenger as a corporate raider who put profit over...
    Democrats fighting to protect Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken's seat want to replicate the last presidential campaign playbook by casting a well-funded GOP challenger as a corporate raider who put profit over people.
  • Iraq's deputy PM escapes assassination attempt

    Iraq's deputy PM escapes assassination attempt

    An Iraqi lawmaker says the country's deputy prime minister escaped an assassination attempt in which militants dressed as soldiers opened fire at his convoy west of Baghdad.
    Iraq's deputy prime minister escaped an assassination attempt in which militants dressed as soldiers opened fire on his convoy west of Baghdad on Friday, according to an Iraqi lawmaker and a statement from the deputy...
  • La. congressman rebuffs calls for his resignation

    La. congressman rebuffs calls for his resignation

    Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister stayed out of sight as calls grew louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend.
    Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister stayed out of sight as calls grew louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend.
  • Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

    Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

    A woman was taken into custody after throwing what she described as a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a Las Vegas speech.
    A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton as the former secretary of state began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.
  • Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

    Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

    With three little words, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder of how difficult the immigration issue remains for his possible presidential ambitions and the...
    With three little words, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder of how difficult the immigration issue remains for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.
  • Elder President Bush to endorse GOP nominee in Ga.

    Elder President Bush to endorse GOP nominee in Ga.

    George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democratic candidate's campaign ad in Georgia but a spokesman says the former president plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee for Senate.
    President George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democrat's campaign commercial, but he plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee in Georgia's Senate race, his spokesman said Thursday.
  • Senate hopeful Brown: Health law erodes freedom

    Senate hopeful Brown: Health law erodes freedom

    Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is taking aim at President Barack Obama's health care overhaul to launch his new Senate bid in New Hampshire.
    Announcing his campaign to return to Washington by way of New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown tweaked the state's "Live Free or Die" motto Thursday to bash both President Barack Obama's health care...
  • Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    Obama marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson sat in the East Room of the White House with Martin Luther King Jr. and signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to an America where schools, restaurants...
    A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had "lived out the promise" envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater...
  • House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

    House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

    House Republicans are marching ahead with an election-year budget promising to balance the government's books with wide-ranging cuts in programs like food stamps and government-paid health care for the poor and...
    House Republicans rallied behind a slashing budget blueprint on Thursday, passing a non-binding but politically imposing measure that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years with sweeping budget cuts and termination...
  • Jindal joins those calling for lawmaker to resign

    Jindal joins those calling for lawmaker to resign

    A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
    Embattled Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister issued a less-than-ironclad vow to stay in office Thursday as the state's Republican governor and party chairman demanded his resignation after a videotape showed him in a...
  • US Chamber of Commerce backs Tillis in NC race

    US Chamber of Commerce backs Tillis in NC race

    Establishment-minded Republicans and social conservatives seem to have settled on a favorite to face the North Carolina Democrat who is among the most vulnerable incumbents, Sen. Kay Hagan.
    Establishment-minded Republicans and social conservatives alike seem to have settled on a favorite candidate to face Sen. Kay Hagan, the North Carolina Democrat who is among the most vulnerable incumbents seeking re-election.
  • House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

    House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

    A House committee is voting on whether to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings.
    A House Committee voted Thursday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings.
  • India votes in crucial phase of national elections

    India votes in crucial phase of national elections

    Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections Thursday, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states that are essential to the main opposition Hindu nationalist party's bid to end...
    Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections Thursday, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states that are essential to the main opposition Hindu nationalist party's bid to end the...
  • McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

    McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

    A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
    A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
  • Indonesia opposition leads, but less than expected

    Indonesia opposition leads, but less than expected

    Indonesia's biggest opposition party came out ahead in early election tallies Thursday, but the showing was far less than expected given the popularity of its pick for president, viewed as the favorite in this...
    Indonesia's biggest opposition party came out ahead in early election tallies Thursday, but the showing was far less than expected given the popularity of its pick for president, viewed as the favorite in this...
  • Clinton: New voter restrictions are a step back

    Clinton: New voter restrictions are a step back

    Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, saying they threaten to roll back half a century of progress.
    Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to roll back half a...
  • Obama chides GOP for rejecting gender pay gap bill

    Obama chides GOP for rejecting gender pay gap bill

    Denouncing the current Congress as the least productive in modern history, President Barack Obama chided Republicans on Wednesday for blocking a Senate bill aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap - an issue...
    Denouncing the current Congress as the least productive in modern history, President Barack Obama chided Republicans on Wednesday for blocking a Senate bill aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap - an issue Democrats are...
  • GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

    GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

    From the Capitol to the White House, Democrats are rallying behind campaign-season legislation curbing paycheck discrimination against women. The bill, partly designed to energize the party's core voters,...
    Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.
  • House panel refers ex-IRS official to Justice Dept

    House panel refers ex-IRS official to Justice Dept

    The House Ways and Means Committee has voted to refer a former Internal Revenue Service official to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution in the agency's tea party controversy.
    The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to refer a former Internal Revenue Service official to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution in the agency's tea party controversy.
  • Walker dodges question about lack of degree

    Walker dodges question about lack of degree

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican candidate for president who lacks a college degree, said Wednesday he would like to complete his course work to get his diploma, but he dodged a question...
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican candidate for president who lacks a college degree, said Wednesday he would like to complete his course work to get his diploma, but he dodged a question about...
  • Car bombs in Baghdad, Iraqi town kill 34 people

    Car bombs in Baghdad, Iraqi town kill 34 people

    Iraqi officials say a series of car bombs has hit several mostly Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad, killing at least 13 people.
    Car bombs hit several mostly Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad and a town south of the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, killing at least 34 people and wounding dozens, officials said, the latest bout of violence ahead of the...
  • Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10

    Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book on her time as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be released on June 10, her publisher says.
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book on her time as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be released on June 10, her publisher says.
  • Afghan official: Vote successful, not fraud free

    Afghan official: Vote successful, not fraud free

    An Afghan election official says national elections held last weekend were a success in terms of turnout and enthusiasm but he cautions that the amount of fraud was not insignificant.
    An Afghan election official said Wednesday that national elections held last weekend were a success in terms of turnout and enthusiasm, but he cautioned that there may have been significant fraud.
  • Protesters heckle Algeria president's campaign

    Protesters heckle Algeria president's campaign

    A journalist traveling with Algeria's prime minister says the campaign speech he was giving for his boss in a southern desert city was disrupted by protesters who heckled him and threw stones at his motorcade.
    Demonstrators threw stones at the Algerian prime minister's motorcade during an election campaign event Wednesday- the latest incident protesting the president's expected re-election.
  • Future of Quebec's separatist party in doubt

    Future of Quebec's separatist party in doubt

    Quebec's separatist party faces doubts about its very survival after voters solidly rejected the main purpose of its existence - making the French-speaking province an independent country.
    Quebec's separatist party faces doubts about its survival after voters solidly rejected its main goal of making the French-speaking province an independent country.
  • Senate Dems' committee outraises GOP rivals

    Senate Dems' committee outraises GOP rivals

    The campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March.
    The campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March.
  • Indonesia opposition party leads in early results

    Indonesia opposition party leads in early results

    Polls opened Wednesday for nearly 187 million Indonesians eligible to vote in single-day legislative elections, a huge feat in the still-young democracy that's expected to help clear the path for the...
    Indonesia's biggest opposition party was ahead in early legislative election tallies on Wednesday, giving its star candidate a much-expected boost ahead of this summer's presidential race.
  • Investors hope new India gov't will revive growth

    Investors hope new India gov't will revive growth

    India's stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has strengthened on signs that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will win the largest bloc of seats in...
    India's stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has strengthened on signs that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will win the largest bloc of seats in parliamentary...
  • Famous Kennedy name to be on Connecticut ballot

    Famous Kennedy name to be on Connecticut ballot

    Ted Kennedy Jr. invoked the memory of his famous father in announcing that he's running for the state Senate in Connecticut.
    Ted Kennedy Jr. has long had his famous name bandied about as a potential candidate for high political office while he worked for the disabled, campaigned for others and gave a stirring eulogy for his father.
  • GOP leader: La. lawmaker's apology appropriate

    GOP leader: La. lawmaker's apology appropriate

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he's pleased a Republican congressman from Louisiana apologized after a newspaper published a video it says shows him kissing a woman who isn't his wife. But Cantor...
    Republicans kept their distance Tuesday from a Louisiana congressman who asked for forgiveness after a newspaper published a video it says shows him kissing a woman who isn't his wife.
  • Clinton praises Pussy Riot as 'strong and brave'

    Clinton praises Pussy Riot as 'strong and brave'

    Hillary Clinton is praising Russian punk band Pussy Riot as "strong and brave young women" who "refuse to let their voices be silenced."
    Hillary Clinton is praising Russian punk band Pussy Riot as "strong and brave young women" who "refuse to let their voices be silenced."
  • Many 'Obamacare' critics accepted its subsidies

    Many 'Obamacare' critics accepted its subsidies

    Several big corporations have reaped millions of dollars from "Obamacare" while supporting GOP candidates who vow to repeal the law.
    Several big corporations have reaped millions of dollars from "Obamacare" even as they support GOP candidates who vow to repeal the law. This condemn-while-benefiting strategy angers Democrats, who see some of their top...
  • Big outside groups overshadow parties in key races

    Big outside groups overshadow parties in key races

    Millionaires and billionaires are boosting their influence in federal elections. That's leaving political parties to play more limited roles and raising questions about who sets the agenda in campaigns.
    Millionaires and billionaires are increasing their influence in federal elections, leaving political parties to play more limited roles, and raising questions about who sets the agenda in campaigns.
  • Century of clashes, compromise between UK, Ireland

    Century of clashes, compromise between UK, Ireland

    Relations between Britain and Ireland have experienced a century of rebellion, terror and treaties, culminating in this week's first-ever state visit by Ireland's president. A look at key flashpoints:
    Relations between Britain and Ireland have experienced a century of rebellion, terror and treaties, culminating in this week's first-ever state visit by Ireland's president. A look at key flashpoints:
  • Afghan presidential hopeful says runoff needed

    Afghan presidential hopeful says runoff needed

    An Afghan presidential hopeful says all indications are that nobody has won in the first round of voting over the weekend and a runoff will need to be held.
    An Afghan presidential hopeful said Tuesday that all indications are that nobody has won in the first round of voting over the weekend and a runoff must be held.
  • Iraq clashes prevent voting in parts of province

    Iraq clashes prevent voting in parts of province

    An Iraqi electoral official says there will be no balloting in parts of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province engulfed in clashes between security forces and al-Qaida-inspired militants.
    Iraq's electoral commission said on Tuesday that there will be no balloting in parts of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province engulfed in clashes between security forces and al-Qaida-inspired militants.
  • Quebec separatist party suffers crushing defeat

    Quebec separatist party suffers crushing defeat

    The Liberal Party won Quebec's legislative elections Monday, in a crushing defeat for the main separatist party and major setback for the cause of independence in the French-speaking province.
    Quebec voters gave a resounding no to the prospect of holding a third referendum on independence from Canada, handing the main separatist party in the French-speaking province one of its worst electoral defeats ever.
  • Research: Most states improve election performance

    Research: Most states improve election performance

    A new report by a nonpartisan public policy group says Americans spent an average of three minutes less standing in line to vote in the 2012 presidential election than they did four years earlier. An exception was...
    A new report by a nonpartisan public policy group says Americans spent an average of three minutes less standing in line to vote in the 2012 presidential election than they did four years earlier. An exception was Florida,...
  • Quebec separatist party suffers crushing defeat

    Quebec separatist party suffers crushing defeat

    Quebec voters will elect a new government Monday following a tumultuous campaign that revived the debate on whether the French-speaking province should break away from Canada.
    The Liberal Party won Quebec's legislative elections Monday, in a crushing defeat for the main separatist party and major setback for the cause of independence in the French-speaking province.
  • India starts voting in world's largest election

    India starts voting in world's largest election

    India started the world's largest election Monday, sealing international borders along its remote northeast while voters made their way past lush rice paddies and over rickety bamboo bridges and pot-holed dirt...
    Voters in India's remote northeast cast ballots on the first day of the world's biggest election Monday, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of a surge in economic growth.
  • Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer

    Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer

    The Senate is closing in on passage of election-year legislation to restore jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired late last year.
    The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year...
  • Roadside bomb kills 15 people in Afghanistan

    Roadside bomb kills 15 people in Afghanistan

    An Afghan official says a suicide bomber in a minivan has targeted a convoy of NATO troops in southern Afghanistan.
    A roadside bomb killed at least 15 people traveling in vehicles that had been diverted from a main road Monday after an earlier attack in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
  • Cochran runs ads against 'powerful interests'

    Cochran runs ads against 'powerful interests'

    Out-of-state groups on Monday continued pouring money into Mississippi's Republican primary, criticizing Sen. Thad Cochran for staying in office too long. The six-term lawmaker responded with his own ads...
    Out-of-state groups on Monday continued pouring money into Mississippi's Republican primary, criticizing Sen. Thad Cochran for staying in office too long. The six-term lawmaker responded with his own ads against...
  • CO's Udall reports $2 million in first quarter

    CO's Udall reports $2 million in first quarter

    Sen. Mark Udall's campaign is reporting it raised $2 million in the first three months of the year for the Democrat's newly competitive re-election effort.
    Sen. Mark Udall's campaign says it raised $2 million in the first quarter of the year, transforming the Democrat's re-election bid against a tough opponent from a low-key contest into a top-tier national race.
  • On Twitter and video, Biden steps up role for Dems

    On Twitter and video, Biden steps up role for Dems

    Vice President Joe Biden is promoting a Democratic Party effort to expand voter access to the ballot box.
    Vice President Joe Biden is ramping up his role for the Democratic Party, putting his political weight behind a voter-expansion effort and rebooting his dormant Twitter handle just in time for the midterm elections.
  • Softer image helps far-right's gains in Hungary

    Softer image helps far-right's gains in Hungary

    Prime Minister Viktor Orban easily trounced his rivals to once again become Hungary's undisputed leader, but the strong showing of the country's far-right Jobbik party has left Jewish leaders and others...
    Prime Minister Viktor Orban easily trounced his rivals to once again become Hungary's undisputed leader, but the strong showing of the country's far-right Jobbik party has left Jewish leaders and others worried.
  • High court rejects new campaign finance case

    High court rejects new campaign finance case

    The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to century-old bans on campaign contributions by corporations.
    The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to century-old bans on campaign contributions by corporations.
  • India kicks off world's largest election

    India kicks off world's largest election

    Indians have started voting in the world's biggest election, with 814 million people eligible to vote across the country.
    Indians began voting Monday in the world's biggest election, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of economic renewal.
  • Jeb Bush says he'll make decision on bid this year

    Jeb Bush says he'll make decision on bid this year

    Jeb Bush says he's all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him more attention than if he had already entered the race.
    Jeb Bush says all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him more attention than if he had already entered the race.
  • Obama praises Afghans on presidential election

    Obama praises Afghans on presidential election

    President Barack Obama says Afghanistan's presidential election marks another important milestone.
    President Barack Obama said Saturday that Afghanistan's presidential election marks another milestone in the effort by the Afghan people to take full responsibility for their country as the United States and its allies...
  • Panama's president unveiling subway ahead of vote

    Panama's president unveiling subway ahead of vote

    Counting down his final weeks in office, Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on Saturday is inaugurating the most-emblematic project of a five-year term marked by fast economic growth and more than a hint of...
    Counting down his final weeks in office, Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on Saturday inaugurated the most-emblematic project of a five-year term marked by fast economic growth and more than a hint of hubris -...
  • Hungary prime minister wins 3rd term

    Hungary prime minister wins 3rd term

    Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party is favored to win Hungary's parliamentary elections by a wide margin on Sunday, with a left-wing coalition and the far-right Jobbik party vying for second place.
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party won parliamentary elections Sunday and narrowly secured a new two-thirds majority, but gains by a far-right party were a cause for concern.
  • Afghan election hailed as Taliban threat remains

    Afghan election hailed as Taliban threat remains

    The international community has widely praised Afghanistan for holding national elections that saw a heavy turnout despite complaints about a shortage of ballots and reports of fraud.
    Afghans and the international community hailed its presidential election as a triumph of democracy over violence Sunday, despite complaints about ballot shortages and sporadic fraud after millions of people braved a...
  • French Greens bickering, divided as EU vote looms

    French Greens bickering, divided as EU vote looms

    France's Greens could well be upbeat: They tallied record results in recent municipal elections. They got an unprecedented offer for the No. 2 post in a Socialist-led Cabinet. They champion environmental issues...
    France's Greens could well be upbeat: They tallied record results in recent municipal elections. They got an unprecedented offer for the No. 2 post in a Socialist-led Cabinet. They champion environmental issues that...
  • South African judge opens up

    South African judge opens up

    An openly gay judge on South Africa's Constitutional Court recently hosted a launch for his new book in the foyer of the court, a symbol-laden structure partly built with exposed brick from the apartheid-era...
    An openly gay judge on South Africa's Constitutional Court recently hosted a launch for his new book in the foyer of the court, a symbol-laden structure partly built with exposed brick from the apartheid-era prison...
  • PoliticalMore>>

  • Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

    Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 15:02:40 GMT
    Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are calling Sunday for stronger sanctions against Russia
    Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United...
  • Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:53:50 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the...
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:33:14 GMT
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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  • Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:53:50 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the...
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • Easter morning delivery for space station

    Easter morning delivery for space station

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:44:09 GMT
    Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
    Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:44:02 GMT
    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
    You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
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