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Radio host and columnist Armstrong Williams. (Image courtesy of New Chapter Publisher)

The two-party system is killing America

The tale of Ferguson, Missouri, is in many respects the tale of two cities. One half is white, overwhelmingly Republican and conservative; the other half is black, overwhelmingly Democratic, and at least nominally liberal.

Democrat Chad Taylor listens to arguments before the Kansas Supreme Court in his petition to remove his name from the ballot after he withdrew from the U.S. Senate race Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Court ruling won’t end Kansas Senate dispute

- Associated Press

Democratic leaders in Kansas face another legal battle aimed at forcing them to pick a new U.S. Senate candidate, after the state Supreme Court removed their nominee from the ballot in a move that could hurt three-term incumbent Pat Roberts and Republican hopes for a Senate majority.

In this May 19, 2005, file photo, construction workers work on part of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, File) ** FILE **

Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlement

- Associated Press

A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations.

An honor guard carries the casket of Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson  from his funeral service, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Scranton, Pa. Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush shooting at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Eric Frein, of Canadensis, who has been charged with killing one trooper and wounding another outside the barracks. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Pennsylvania police: Ambush suspect probably hiding in woods

- Associated Press

Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer - a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.

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An explosive technician in a bomb suit approaches a vehicle near the entrance to White House in Washington, Saturday. The Secret Service says two men were arrested in separate recent incidents for trying to unlawfully enter the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

White House intruder identified as Army veteran

Associated Press

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.

A Secret Service agent gives directions during an evacuation of the White House minutes after President Barack Obama departed for Camp David aboard Marine One on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Second man arrested trying to enter White House

- Associated Press

The Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the White House, less than 24 hours after a fence-jumper made it all the way into the building.

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Russian nuclear bombers buzz Alaska, N. Europe

Russian strategic nuclear bombers carried out air defense zone incursions near Alaska and across Northern Europe this week in the latest nuclear saber rattling by Moscow.

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Dem Rep. says FBI watching 40 Islamic State fights back from Middle East

Rep. Tim Bishop, D-N.Y., warned during a recent speech that up to 40 radicalized U.S. citizens who have fought alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) have already returned to the United States, where they could pose a terrorist threat.