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- Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at N.Y. trial
- New evidence could threaten Army sex assault case
- George Zimmerman signs autographs at Orlando gun show
- GOP lawmaker faces fire for NBA crime tweet
- Taliban vow to ‘use all force’ to disrupt Afghan elections
- Atheists sue to remove ‘Ground Zero Cross’ from 9/11 museum
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Common Sense
Three conservative leaders in Oregon say they'll skip the annual Republican retreat on the coast this year because organizers have planned a debate over same-sex marriage and have circulated a video in which the conference founder reminisces about his "favorite moment" - when attendees voted to oppose a ban on abortion.
A coalition that includes energy, farm and business groups began a campaign Thursday against a proposed measure that would set aside more oil taxes for water, wildlife and parks projects.
In an effort to keep children younger than himself away from violent video games, Nauset Regional High School freshman Matt West has started a club to design and market nonviolent games.
Common sense could be the operative motto for the Grand Old Party as it seeks to articulate a viable message and identify appropriate standard bearers while the 2014 midterm season fires up and rattles down the campaign trail. The clock is ticking. But the thinkers are thinking.
Brazilian players are preparing to go on strike and halt the country's leading championship this weekend to demand more security after an attack by fans of a top club.
President Obama proved in 2010 that billions of dollars of taxpayer money can be saved by renegotiating federal contracts with private crop insurance agencies, but the new farm bill prohibits the government from doing that in the future.
How Oklahoma lawmakers will appropriate the state's scarce tax dollars is expected to top discussion during the 2014 Oklahoma Legislature.
Congress' mammoth farm bill restores the imposition of an extra fee on home heating oil, hitting consumers in cold-weather states just as utility costs are spiking.
Hundreds of thousands of homeowners in coastal and flood-prone areas would win protection from sharply higher federal flood insurance premiums under legislation muscled through the Senate on Thursday after angry constituents inundated Capitol Hill with complaints.
One major problem with Obamacare that the president failed to mention in his State of the Union address is pending regulations that could make food more costly.
A D.C. fire lieutenant whose company reportedly ignored pleas to help a man dying from a massive heart attack across the street from their Northeast station blamed the lack of response on a subordinate, who she said failed to tell her the location of the emergency.
The final version of the farm bill does not include a provision that would require lawmakers to disclose how much crop insurance assistance they received.
There has been much discussion about income inequality recently. President Obama seems to think that we can make significant progress in eliminating poverty by raising the minimum wage, as his State of the Union address highlighted.
With growing talk of a merger between St. Louis city and St. Louis County, a new group has formed in opposition.
As the federal flood insurance program drowns in billions of dollars worth of debt, Congress' top watchdog is proposing a novel solution: Have the private property owners — not taxpayers — foot the insurance bill.