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The chief of Minnesota's health insurance exchange has resigned abruptly after facing criticism over the rollout and a questionably timed vacation.
Is racial profiling justified?
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
7 hrs ago | Daily Record
The small-time case of a Baltimore purse-snatcher who got nabbed after crank-calling his victim in 1976 laid the legal groundwork for today's worldwide government surveillance of telephone records in the name of protecting the U.S. from terrorists.
8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
U.S. Rep. Tom Latham announced Tuesday he won't seek re-election in 2014, creating a potentially competitive race for a seat that likely would have favored the 10-term Iowa Republican.
8 hrs ago | The Spectrum
Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson of Utah says he will not run for an eighth term in Congress next year.
13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
A 787 Boeing Dreamliner assembly line in Seattle, Washington state. Boeing is casting its eye across the US for new production facilities - now Washington State officials are courting its arch-rival Airbus.
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Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., who negotiated a bipartisan budget compromise with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the House Budget Committee chairman, takes an escalator to the Senate for votes on nominations late Monday evening, Dec. 16, 2013, at the Capitol in Washington.
A federal judge said Monday that he believes the government's once-secret collection of domestic phone records is unconstitutional, setting up likely appeals and further challenges to the data mining revealed by classified leaker Edward Snowden.
The House Ethics Committee is launching a formal investigation into a Florida congressman who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor cocaine possession charge last month.
The director of the Pentagon's sexual assault prevention efforts is retiring, after a year in which estimates of sexual misconduct spiked and he was implicated in an effort to cover up abuse at a hospital in Afghanistan.
An urban oil field blamed for causing chronic respiratory illnesses and nosebleeds in a South Los Angeles neighborhood will be modified to prevent leaks and decrease pollution.
Members of Congress want the Obama administration to demand that U.S. allies back away from proposed restrictions on international data transmissions, saying those actions could hurt U.S. companies.
Distinctly unpopular among voters and a scant presence in most congressional districts, federal workers have become an easy target in the hunt for budget savings.
People hoping for a government that works better can't decide whether to cheer or lament a bipartisan budget bill that legislative leaders call a breakthrough even as they acknowledge it does little.
That warm and fuzzy feeling lawmakers had on Capitol Hill last week for doing their jobs and finally passing a budget continued into the weekend, as the architects of the deal patted each other on the back for a job well done.
Two well-known figures from the USA's civil rights movement say they were motivated and inspired by Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement during their activist days in the 1960s.
From those familiar waterways that eventually turned the young lieutenant against the war, the top U.S. diplomat confronted a modern enemy Sunday - climate change.