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Rep. Michael Grimm's federal trial on tax evasion charges won't happen until voters have already decided whether he should return to Congress.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Soon after her family moved to California, Elizabeth Cochran experienced the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
8 hrs ago | Fox News
Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.
The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states - Colorado and Washington - and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel.
President Obama and Vice President Biden both delivered fiery Labor Day speeches Monday, in separate but unified events designed to enliven the national Democratic base just two months before Election Day.
It's a popular new chant: "demilitarize the police." Not that catchy, but you've surely heard it by now.
DOVER, Del. - Here are five things to know about campaigns, candidates and politics in Delaware as voters prepare for the Sept.
This March 25, 2014 file photo shows House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., leaving a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State fighters trying to carve out their own state in Iraq and Syria pose a "very serious threat" to the United States, a top Republican lawmaker said Sunday.
Dorian Johnson had just moved from his mother's house in St. Louis to a two-bedroom spot in the Canfield Greens Apartments that he was sharing with his then-pregnant girlfriend and another roommate.
Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday.
The leader of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sunday called Russia's actions in Ukraine an "invasion" and called for the US and its allies to check President Vladimir Putin.
The other potential 2016 presidential candidates who spoke at the Americans for Prosperity conference this weekend - including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul - were outshone by Sen. Ted Cruz , whose raucous, rabble-rousing speech centered on a hawkish foreign policy, repealing the Affordable Care Act, defending constitutional rights and ... (more)
President Barack Obama and his family return to Washington after attending the wedding of their long-time friend and food guru Sam Kass to media personality Alex Wagner.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:47 am
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