- DOJ reaches largest-ever federal government settlement over auto loan discrimination
- U.S. Navy to start giving gay couples marriage benefits in Japan
- Sen. Harry Reid goes to hospital as a precaution
- Fla.’s Trey Radel exits rehab, ‘excited’ to resume congressional role
- U.S. nuclear general boozed it up, chased ‘hot women’ in Russia: report
- 45 Calif. students at one school test positive for tuberculosis exposure
- Rob Ford on women: Give them cash ‘and they are happy’
- Ku Klux Klan group holds recruitment meeting in Maryland
- Airport assassination: Mayor, 3 others killed at Manila airport
- Tea party-type lawmakers take mysterious, off-books trip to Mideast
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Somali pirates fatally shot four American hostages Tuesday, the U.S. military said, marking the first deaths of American citizens in a wave of pirate attacks plaguing the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean for years.
Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation's third-largest city as it prepares to chart a new course without the retiring Richard M. Daley.
How many federal bureaucrats does it take to carry out President Obama's health care overhaul? Don't expect to find an easy answer in his new budget.
Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's main rivals in the race to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley spent Monday doing some last-minute campaigning and scratching for every vote they could find with the hope of forcing an April runoff.
"Just got the official 'ask' from 'Dancing With The Stars'!! ... What do you think?" — Former Senate hopeful Christine O'Donnell, in a Facebook message to her 26,000 followers
A major Chinese telecoms equipment maker is scrapping its effort to acquire a U.S. computer company after a security panel refused to approve the deal.
Members of both parties in Congress said they want to avoid a government shutdown but remained at an impasse Sunday as Republicans insisted on cuts in any stopgap spending measure while Democrats said that would threaten the economic recovery.
Former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Sunday pushed back against suggestions that President Obama is more popular overseas than former President George W. Bush and slammed the current occupant of the White House for "trying to apologize for America."
The defamation lawsuit filed by a former Obama administration official against conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart promises to test the application of traditional libel laws in an emerging media landscape in which blogs and social networking websites have taken the place of newspapers and television broadcasts.