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A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller has reached a deal with his Senate counterpart, Bernie Sanders .
A federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying guns outside of a person's home, concluding it violates Second Amendment rights.
The Obama administration on Sunday released overhead surveillance images it said were evidence that Russia has fired artillery rounds from its side of the border against Ukrainian military units.
One hundred days from Nov. 4, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said he expects House Republicans will ride a political wave in November.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley stood firm Saturday in a spat with the White House over the fate of unaccompanied minors streaming over the border, telling a Democratic audience in Nebraska that the United States should help children "fleeing death."
A top White House official suggested Saturday that Congress pass new legislation to support President Barack Obama's authority to act against an array of terrorist groups not clearly linked to the September 11 attacks.
The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said, after a report of problems encountered by a band flying to Rhode Island for the Newport Folk Festival.
This July 22, 2014, file photo shows Republican candidate for U.S. Senate David Perdue as he greets supporters in Atlanta, at his election-night watch party.
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Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten military readiness.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is consistent - at least when it comes to espousing total indifference to what Newark residents want for their state-operated public school system.
About 300 homes - twice as many as previously estimated - have burned in a massive wildfire in north-central Washington, a county sheriff said Friday.
Suspected militants patrolling a road in western Afghanistan shot and killed 14 Shiite Muslim travelers Friday, in a rare sectarian attack that Afghans fear is part of an increasing pattern of insurgent assaults on ethnic and religious minorities.
By voice vote this week, the Senate approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Gen.
Just a day after a Capitol Hill hearing highlighting her case, a Sudanese woman flew to Italy early Thursday, escaping a possible death sentence in her native land for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:25 am
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