- Obama military downsizing leaves U.S. too weak to counter global threats, panel finds
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
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A judge has ordered an Albuquerque television station to turn over raw video of its interview with a Farmington man who was shot in 2010 when a title-loan company's workers tried to repossess his vehicle.
Following the Mexican-American war, while Americans still wondered at their country's dramatic expansion, the question of whether to allow slavery in the newly acquired land polarized opinion in both North and South. Pro-slavery ideologues, writes historian Fergus M. Bordewich, "pretty much considered anyone who supported constraints on slavery to be a traitor."
James Grant, author of five books on finance and financial history and a television commentator, has produced this interesting biography of Republican Speaker of the House Thomas B. (Czar) Reed.
Once upon a time, a dramatic economic change led Americans to a division over a crucial social issue that was so contentious people wondered whether the nation would survive. Debate deteriorated into diatribe.