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Admitting he lied to the public after being caught sending a lewd photo of himself in underwear to a college student, Rep. Anthony D. Weiner on Monday acknowledged making "terrible mistakes," but said he wouldn't step down from Congress.
Massachusetts announced Monday that it will refuse to join the federal government's Secure Communities initiative, becoming the latest state to balk at the Obama administration's key anti-illegal immigration program designed to target gang members and violent felons for deportation.
Last Friday's House of Representatives vote on President Obama's Libya policy was characterized widely as reflecting bipartisan dissatisfaction with Mr. Obama's failure to consult with Congress. There was indeed ample Capitol Hill disagreement with his handling of Libya — for a variety of reasons — but the real story is even more troubling.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Monday that no decision had been made on the planned troop withdrawals from Afghanistan that are scheduled to begin in July.
A Canadian judge ruled Monday that a suspect in a bombing that killed four people outside a Paris synagogue in 1980 should be extradited to France.
Republican presidential hopeful Ron Raul says he won't vote for increasing the nation's $14.3 trillion debt limit but he predicted Sunday that it will pass Congress anyway.
A soon-to-begin U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should leave combat power intact as long as possible to press an anti-Taliban offensive, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Sunday. He said support troops should go first.
However reluctantly, Europeans are increasingly bellying up to the eurozones ultimate crisis. The talking heads present a dilemma: The European Union will either pick apart its common currency or take radical steps toward a highly centralized command economy.
British and French forces launched new air attacks Sunday on Col. Moammar Gadhafi's Libyan forces - two days after Congress expressed growing impatience with President Obama's decision to involve the U.S. in the conflict.