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The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, had asked state police for help in locating the car in connection with a possible threat to the president, State Police Lieutenant J. Paul Vance said.
In an op-ed in Saturday's New York Times, Secretary of State John Kerry called for the world to help defeat the "cancer" of the Islamic State.
With two months remaining before the election, the challenger for North Dakota's lone seat in the House of Representatives finds himself in an unusual position for a Democrat running statewide: He's still in the race.
Late summer means back to school, so the leather waiting room chairs at the community college veterans center are full of former service members seeking help with course mix-ups, education benefits and any other obstacle to a degree or new job qualification.
For a green-minded Democratic candidate, the symbolism is irresistible: Towering piles of an oil refinery's dusty leftovers blighted a Detroit neighborhood, thanks to the Koch brothers - and a major Koch-backed political group is taking the side of his Republican opponent.
The White House has signaled that President Obama's pledge to reform the nation's immigration system could happen later than the end of the summer, a deadline it set earlier this year.
Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned Friday amid growing speculation over his involvement in a vote-buying scandal when he led former Rep. Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign.
Miss. judge dismisses McDaniel primary challenge McDaniel missed a deadline to sue over losing the state GOP primary to Sen. Thad Cochran.
What does it take for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire a rogue employee? That's a question the Montgomery Advertiser asked after an agency employee allegedly drove a patient to a crack house and left him there overnight.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian forces had entered Ukraine and seized the coastal town of Novoazovsk, putting a diplomatic response to the crisis in doubt.
Brooke Levine knew her way around a BB gun by age 8. At 12, she was getting out of chores and earning extra allowance by out-shooting her father.
Clayton Lockett. A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him.
North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis is going up with a new ad Tuesday to combat Democratic ads attacking him for cuts to education.
Congress, despite past pledges to give them up, continues to use a similar kind of additive for legislation - "sweeteners" latched to unsavory bills to make the dish edible.
Sen. Rand Paul criticized potential 2016 presidential opponent Hillary Clinton's Syria policy in an op-ed Wednesday, saying she was "eager to shoot first" without understanding the situation.
An unidentified detainee standing on a box with a bag on his head and wires attached to him in this late 2003 file photo at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad, Iraq.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:52 am
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