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4 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

7 hrs ago | The Age

US President Barack Obama sleepwalks into history

US President Barack Obama has come under fire for his absence during recent world events, including the MH17 attack and Gaza invasion.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, George Bush, W., Israel, World News, Middle East

11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News

14 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Democrats, GOP seek edge in legislative primaries

The GOP seized control of the House in 2010 and holds a 59-50 edge, with independent Rep. John Olumba of Detroit also leaning Democratic.


Related Topix: US News, Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics

18 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News

19 hrs ago | KION 46

Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton

23 hrs ago | Daily Kos

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Obama plays golf with ESPN hosts

The White House says ESPN's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon joined Obama on the president's first visit to Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon


Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Villa Park, IL, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Whittier Daily News

Obama doesna t get it, say members of Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen


On border, Obama prods GOP while citing progress

GOP leaders are working against time to find a consensus within their party to deal with more than 57,000 children and other migrants who have arrived since October, mostly from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Prison, Joe Biden, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn


GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia

This July 22 file photo shows Republican candidate for U.S. Senate David Perdue as he greets supporters in Atlanta, at his election-night watch party.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Non-Profit

The Bennington Banner

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.


Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Joseph Kabila, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Brandon Sun

US right-wing radio toasts Harper government over Mideast, while blasting Obama

A highly popular conservative radio talk show in the United States has heaped praise on Canada's Harper government, while simultaneously blasting U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

FOX Carolina

Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban's reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, US Politics, Hamid Karzai,

Fri Jul 25, 2014


President Obama meets with Central American leaders on borders

A judge in Aruba is expected to rule today whether the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant will remain in jail pending an extradition request.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Politics, US News, Nigeria, World News,


House votes to boost child tax credit for some

In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., speaks to reporters in Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Immigration Reform, Sam Johnson


Senate backs new commandant for Marine Corps

By voice vote this week, the Senate approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Gen.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News

The News Tribune

Obama's passivity reflects disdain for realpolitik

From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin

The Town Talk

Obama wants limits on U.S. company mergers abroad

LOS ANGELES -- Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Walgreens, Retail