- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
- Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates
- S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda
- Teen from ‘Jihad Jane’ plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges
- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
- Illinois readies to spend $100M for Obama museum in Chicago
- John Edwards back in court — this time as a lawyer for Va. boy’s malpractice case
- Covered California reports more than 200K in overtime Obamacare sign-ups
- Thanks, Chuck: Hagel says U.S. sending Ukraine sleeping mats, helmets
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Mitt Romney's campaign dealt with another minor headache Tuesday as he wraps up his overseas sojourn, with an aide telling the press to "shove it" in Poland, Politico reported.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that President Obama will "evaluate" a new bill that would ban online ammunition sales in the wake of the shooting massacre in Aurora, Colo. That left 12 dead and dozens more injured.
Rep. Dave Camp thanked well-wishers for their support after announcing this weekend that he will undergo chemotherapy for a highly treatable for of non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
On the eve of the bitterly contested runoff election for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat, Ted Cruz holds a 10 percentage-point lead over Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, a new poll shows.
Voters want the winner of this fall's presidential election to focus mainly on creating jobs, reducing federal corruption and cutting the national deficit, according to a poll released Monday.
The Democrats' 2012 platform, to be adopted at their convention in Charlotte in September, will officially back gay marriage, Rep. Barney Frank told the Advocate in an interview Monday.
Sens. John McCain and Kelly Ayotte blasted President Obama Monday for purportedly failing to lead on preventing cuts to defense spending set to take effect early next year absent Congressional action.
Former President Bill Clinton will speak at this year's Democratic National Convention and will formally nominate President Obama as the party's presidential nominee, according to reports.
Sen. John McCain pushed back Monday against former Vice President Dick Cheney's comments Sunday that Mr. McCain's choosing former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 was a "mistake" — while getting in a few digs at Mr. Cheney in the process.
The U.S. Supreme Court may have decided one of its most high-profile cases in history when it upheld President Obama's health care overhaul last month, but six in 10 Americans did not know there are nine justices on the court, according to a poll released Monday.
"What Israelis know about Romney: He's not Obama," observes Jerusalem Post diplomatic correspondent Herb Keinon, anticipating Mitt Romney's 36-hour visit to Israel this weekend. Though the locals know little about him, Mr. Romney still outpolls President Obama says a Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies survey asking Israelis who would best promote Israel's interests.
In his party's weekly address, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch called on Congress to pass a full extension of the George W. Bush-era tax cuts and argued that repealing any of the cuts will hurt businesses and middle-class families.
His 2009 vote to abolish the death penalty in Colorado may come back to haunt Democratic state Rep. Joe Miklosi in November.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he thinks Congress will take action on the George W. Bush-era tax cuts before their January expiration date, but he declined to say whether House Republicans will be willing to compromise with Senate Democrats on a plan.
On an overseas trip meant to boost his foreign policy credentials and diplomatic acumen, Mitt Romney quickly found himself in the crossfires after expressing some misgivings earlier this week about London's preparedness to host the Olympic games.
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Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
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