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3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
The mother of an American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video message aimed directly at his captors.
5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
9 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Well-funded Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist had been favored in his race against former state Sen. Nan Rich.
13 hrs ago | KAUZ
Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education... Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal ... (more)
13 hrs ago | ABC News
Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.
Burger King Worldwide and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are facing sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates.
Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.
In a video posted to his campaign's YouTube account Monday, New Mexico Senate candidate Allen Weh uses a brief still image of American journalist James Foley's executioner -- a move that critics say is "offensive."
Beverly Hires, a former nurse running for Congress here in one of the nation's rare competitive House races, ticks off her problems with the federal health care law: higher premiums, cancelled policies and employers cutting full-time jobs.
House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.
The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.
Candidates facing runoffs in Oklahoma's primary are working through last-day chores in efforts to get out the vote.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.
Earlier this summer, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan announced that the Florida Republican would be the keynote speaker at his fourth annual "Faith and Freedom BBQ" fundraiser in Anderson on Monday.
This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:32 pm
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