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  • ** FILE ** The National 9/11 Flag is unfurled during a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial in New York Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  The ceremony Wednesday marked the opening of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. After the flag was refolded, firefighters marched it into the museum. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was later found shredded in the debris of ground zero.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    'No American is proud' of certain CIA tactics: State Department

    The State Department said it's true — a Senate report on CIA interrogation tactics used after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on U.S. soil don't represent America's proudest moments.

  • Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) talks with supporters following a U.S. Senate debate with his opponent State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) at WCET-TV Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, October 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: 'Operation Choke Point': A noose for business

    The White House puts "Chicago-style" politics on steroids. Government agencies charged with administering the law without fear or favor are instead harassing businesses and individual citizens out of the administration's favor.

  • In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, the church of Mary is seen abandoned after Islamic militants closed it and brought the cross down from the rooftop in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority community's "centuries-old heritage." (AP Photo)

    Iraq Christians get meeting with top Obama aide

    Criticized for ignoring a genocide of Christians in Iraq, the White House arranged a meeting Thursday of a top adviser to President Obama with representatives of Iraqi and Assyrian Christians.

  • Palestinians help carry an injured man to an ambulance following an Israeli Strike in Shijaiyah neighborhood, eastern Gaza City, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

    U.S. condemns Israeli shelling of shelter in Gaza

    The U.S. and the United Nations condemned the shelling of a U.N. school in Gaza that killed 16 people Wednesday, as the Israeli military continued to pound targets in the war with Hamas and new polls gave President Obama poor marks for his handling of the crisis.

  • Clinton Impeachment Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    TYRRELL: Why exposes of the Clintons fail

    We have been reading these exposes about the malfeasance of the most corrupt presidential family in American history for more than two decades.

  • President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    House votes to sue President Obama over claims of presidential power

    President Obama mocked Republicans for "just hatin' all the time" as the House voted to authorize an unprecedented lawsuit against the commander in chief, escalating a battle between Congress and the White House that is heavily tinged with election-year politics.

  • ** FILE ** Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. (Associated Press)

    Gov. Mike Pence irked as Obama sends illegals to Indiana on sly

    Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana is the latest politician to accuse the White House of dumping illegal minor-aged immigrants in his state absent even a courtesy notification — and he's now penned a letter to the president asking him to send them back to their home countries.

  • Former President George W. Bush's book about his father, former President George H.W. Bush, is due to hit shelves on Nov. 11. His publisher describes the book as "heartfelt, intimate and illuminating." The elder Mr. Bush turned 90 in June. (YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Inside the Beltway: Everybody's hot on the Cold War

    It is Cold War chic, a fixation on the dire days when B-52s thundered overhead, "peace through strength" proved a viable strategy and diplomacy was terse indeed. Press, pundits and politicians have bandied about Cold War talk with relish, so much so that President Obama himself came out to assure everyone that the United States was not engaged in a new Cold War with Russia. The Russians may not agree.

  • It's election time, which means President Obama's speech material includes references to God and jobs. (Associated press)

    CURL: Come election time, Obama suddenly talks jobs — and God

    You can always tell when it's election time: President Obama suddenly starts talking about the economy, and, weirdly, God.

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