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A look at 20 quality films that didn't receive an Oscar nomination.
The State of the Union company picnic is looming on Capitol Hill. Come Tuesday, there will be sack races, an egg toss, a group sing, and oh yes, a big speech from President Obama in there somewhere.
R. Sargent Shriver, the exuberant public servant and Kennedy in-law whose career included directing the Peace Corps, helping wage President Johnson's War on Poverty, serving as ambassador to France and, less successfully, running for president, died Tuesday. He was 95.
A family spokeswoman on Monday said R. Sargent Shriver, a former Peace Corps director and vice-presidential nominee, is in critical condition in a Maryland hospital.
A House committee wants the Homeland Security Department to provide documents about a policy requiring political appointees to review many Freedom of Information Act requests before releasing them.
Democrat Jerry Brown was sworn in Monday as California's 39th governor, returning to the office he left 28 years ago but inheriting a much different and more troubled state than the one he first led in the 1970s.
Democrat Jerry Brown was sworn in Monday as California's 39th governor, returning to the office he left 28 years ago but inheriting a much different and more troubled state than the one he led then.
In calling California lawmakers back for an eighth special session in seven years, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said the next governor will inherit a budget mess "just like I did the first year when I came into office."
A powerful storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged Southern California on Wednesday, washing hillsides onto highways, endangering houses in canyons and forcing rescuers to pluck dozens of motorists from flooded streets