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1 hr ago | Daily Reporter

Sen. Enzi wins Wyoming's US Senate GOP primary

What had been shaping up as one of this year's most bitterly contested primaries came and went with barely a ripple on Tuesday as Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi soundly beat four little-known Republican challengers in his pursuit of a fourth term.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Republican, Michael Enzi, Wyoming, Dick Cheney

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

6 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

US court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Banton

The Grammy-winning singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges stemming from a 2009 arrest that followed a sting operation.


Related Topix: Buju Banton, Reggae, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Entertainment

6 hrs ago |

Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

The taxi-alternative service is hiring a former White House adviser to lead its campaign for acceptance in the 170 cities around the world where it operates.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Years after her death, Anna Nicole Smith loses final bid to get millions from husband's estate

Anna Nicole Smith's final bid to obtain her late husband's money has failed, seven years after her death.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court

7 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Perry to be booked, have mug shot taken

Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in Tuesday at an Austin courthouse to be fingerprinted and have his mug shot taken.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors

10 hrs ago | KION 46

6 more journalists arrested in Ferguson protests

Six journalists were taken into custody while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday and early Tuesday, aggravating what one press freedom group has called a "concerted, top-down effort to restrict the fundamental First Amendment rights of the public and the press."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Barack Obama

14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Why the FAA banned US airline flights over Syria

Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists and used to destroy low-flying commercial planes, according to a new report by a respected international research group.


Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Electronic, Syrian

18 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Obama trying to find role after Brown death

When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years."


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Liberal Political News

22 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Matt Mead, US Governors, Ohio

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cybercast News Service

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law

FAA Blocks U.S. Planes From Flying Over Syria, Says Armed Conflict...

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice Monday barring flights of U.S. planes over Syria, citing extremist groups equipped with anti-aircraft weapons that could pose a serious threat.

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, US Politics

Stars and Stripes

Amusement park apologizes to former Marine for gun shirt error

A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Non-Profit

Stranded ship drifts; crewman buried at sea

The crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military

Militias complicate situation on Texas border

On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, SWAT, Entertainment, Television, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This Jan. 3, 2008 file photo shows then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea Clinton, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Steve Israel

WTAG-AM Paxton

Why Do Voters Love Hypocrites?

Though Eric Cantor's primary upset is considered the biggest surprise of the midterm election cycle, another race may come in a close second.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Vitter, US Senate


No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone's five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US Senate, James Jeffords

Average cost to raise a child hits $245,000

New parents be warned: It could cost nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise your child -- and that's not even including the cost of college.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Brandon Sun

Report: Average cost to raise a child tops $245,000, up 1.8 per cent from 2012

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Cybercast News Service

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

After a week of violent clashes between police and protesters, Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible among residents who are highly distrustful of those in charge.


Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Missouri, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law