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Energy Secretary Steven Chu says Japan's nuclear crisis will influence the locations of new U.S. nuclear reactors.
Comedian Victoria Jackson, who attended this years Conservative Political Action Conference, made headlines over the weekend for her Friday column onWorldNetDaily.com, "The Muslims Next Door," in which she criticized the television program "Glee" for continuously promoting a socially liberal lifestyle.
Two officials who worked for President George W. Bush, including one who threatened to resign to block legally questionable terror-surveillance programs, may soon be President Obama's choice to head the FBI, according to people familiar with the search.
The House on Thursday voted to end federal funding to National Public Radio. Republican supporters said it made good fiscal sense, and Democratic opponents called it an ideological attack that would deprive local stations of access to programs such as "Car Talk" and "All Things Considered."
A n important position within the United States State Department remains vacant 26 months into the administration of President Obama. The post of ambassador at large for international reli-
A Wisconsin judge issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking the state's new and contentious collective bargaining law from taking effect, raising the possibility that the Legislature may have to vote again to pass the bill.
Two months after layoffs decimated the ranks of Camden's police and fire departments in a city that ranks as one of the nation's poorest and most crime-ridden, the departments are getting a boost amid worsening crime.
The Republican-dominated House on Thursday voted to block taxpayer funding for National Public Radio programming, dealing another blow to the broadcasting network that already is reeling from a yearlong series of missteps.
Congress on Thursday pushed a government shutdown back another three weeks then approved taking a vacation next week, leaving the hard work of striking a long-term deal for another day.