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A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.
In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Warren fully disavowed herself of Ready for Warren, a super PAC with the explicit goal of encouraging the liberal Massachusetts senator to run for president in 2016.
Democrat Evan Bayh says he's unlikely to make a bid to return to the Indiana governor's office and will make a final decision soon.
That's what Mitt Romney said, letting out a slight chuckle after his former running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, dumped a bucket of ice water on his head.
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; Rev. Al Sharpton; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and his medical mission to Guatemala to perform eye surgery.
Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers after concerns were raised about consumer privacy.
Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mud slides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded some motorists, officials said.
One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
Republican Scott Brown appears to be closing the gap in his U.S. Senate race against Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, according to a new survey released Thursday.
A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.
Republican Senate hopeful Cory Gardner's opposition to abortion rights "is way too extreme for Colorado," women voters say in ads Senate Democrats' campaign arm began running Thursday.
In Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, the investment banker is cracking jokes on TV while the former "Saturday Night Live" performer lectures about financial products.
It's been determined Jay Z and Beyonce did not violate U.S. sanctions when they made a trip to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in 2013, Time magazine reports.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz championed the use of nuclear power and urged politicians and leaders in the energy industry to adapt and modernize energy production to help minimize the fallout from global warming.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to be in court on Friday, but he won't be there.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 04:06 am
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