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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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Big change to frequent flyer programs
My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Zachary A. Goldfarb
As he runs for reelection, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is finding that what he once called a “real live experiment” in red-state governance is struggling to produce the benefits he had promised, spurring an increasingly competitive gubernatorial race.
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There’s a new technical phrase being used in the State Department to shoot down false claims.
GAO says that management failures by federal health officials led to cost increases and delays.
Sarah Bush and Amaney Jamal
Do anti-American attitudes undermine the efforts of local reformers? Maybe not.
Peyton Craighill and Scott Clement
The ‘registered voters vs likely voters’ question, answered.
The RGA used a pass-through and two super PACs to go after a GOP candidate who could have hurt them in November.
Federal appeals court vacancies are at their lowest point since 1990, though some GOP senators have been able to block nominees
Here’s what GOP leaders should be saying.
Rep. Dave Camp sent the e-mails to the Justice Department, saying they represent “supporting evidence” of criminal wrongdoing by Lerner.
In a rare show of bipartisanship, eight senators co-sponsor bill addressing issue, but passage is unlikely over the next several months.
The slaying of two homeless men over the weekend in Albuquerque is raising awareness for a 2013 state bill that didn’t pass the legislature.
Over the past month, President Obama has really amped up the light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek criticisms of congressional Republicans.
It’s been six months since President Obama set out his 2014 goals. How did he do?
The department proposed disciplinary actions for six of its medical employees, including the directors of the Rocky Mountain network and the Cheyenne, Wyo., VA clinic.
Two members of Congress visit the U.S-Mexico border and enjoy the views.
Here are some sound bites on whether the GOP is really trying to impeach President Obama.
Not so good.
House Republicans unveiled a women-focused agenda with bills aimed at improving their lives at home and at work.
Competitive seats are disappearing.
A Q&A with James Copnall, author of “A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts.“
Data also shows consumers are buying more expensive products.
Scammers are pretending to be immigration officials and demanding substantial payments from relatives of the unattended immigrant children.
Liberal environmentalist Tom Steyer's new group produced this ad attacking Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst.
Despite polling pointing towards a victory for the No campaign in Scotland, our forecasting model suggests that the result is still too close to call.
The ad from liberal donor Tom Steyer’s group is elaborate ... and confusing.
There’s no consistent link between GDP and presidential approval.
After the Senate Foreign Relations panel held an unscheduled vote on ambassador to Russia, the full Senate is expected to confirm him Wednesday.
“We knew we would see some cool stuff while visiting Utah, but a wild Mitt spotting could not have been anticipated.“
Six months after his State of the Union address, how far has President Obama come on his goals?
The world’s oceans are becoming more acidic, threatening oyster and crab industries. Scientists worry that more systemic problems are on the way.
Alex J. Bellamy
The protection of civilians has become a core priority for the United Nations. But there are limits to what can be achieved.
Pandora’s box is now open.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met on Tuesday to vote on several ambassadorship nominations. When the time came to vote, not enough senators could be found.
Louisiana Republican Congressional candidate Lenar Whitney explains why she called global warming a "hoax" in the speech she gave announcing her congressional run.
Your move, Sarah Palin.
Could Bush win? Sure. But he’s hardly the frontrunner.
Mary C. Curtis
While LGBT history is being written, a museum exhibit looks at what’s gone before through a Southern lens.
He might not have existed. But he did have an impact.
Due to a series of trips by other officials, state Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will hold the office for a few hours on Wednesday.
Scott Clement and Peyton Craighill
The conflict is the latest foreign policy matter on which Obama earns poor marks.
Women Against Feminism has inspired fans, riled detractors and confused some Internet cats.
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