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A New Jersey woman's place is in the U.S. Senate. That's one of the messages from Democrat Sheila Oliver, who is running in the special election for the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.
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Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
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New York lawmakers are pushing Amtrak to add baggage cars to its passenger trains that would be capable of carrying bicycles.
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Britain's electronic intelligence agency monitored delegates' phones and tried to capture their passwords during an economic summit held there in 2009, the Guardian newspaper reported Sunday.
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Melanie Servetas lived the American dream. She had a six-figure salary as an executive with Wells Fargo, a Jaguar and a three-bedroom house in sunny Southern California.
It's as if the United States has two governments, one open and one very much not.
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Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., explains why he thinks the National Security Administration's phone monitoring program is an appropriate use of power and how it's stopped terrorist threats.
A professional applicator applies a coal-tar-based sealant to a test plot used to measure emission of polycyclic aromatic carbons into the air in Austin at the University of Texas.
A Senate committee voted this week to move forward with a Democratic-backed education plan, but Republicans argue the proposal forces the country's school systems to further rely on the federal government.
As President Barack Obama pushes an ambitious agenda to liberalize global trading, political trade wars already are forming, and they're with fellow Democrats rather than with Republicans, his usual antagonists.
Chicago's new bike-share program, Divvy, will start in two weeks with about 750 bikes at 75 solar-powered docking stations and expand over the next year to at least 4,000 bikes at 400 stations scattered across the city.
The city of Chicago, which plans to close dozens of schools this summer to save money, has received 11,000 requests for help getting children to their new schools along safe-passage routes.
Far from reversing course, Senate Democrats who backed President Barack Obama's health care law and now face re-election in GOP-leaning states are reinforcing their support for the overhaul even as Republicans intensify their criticism.
The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the armed services found guilty of rape or sexual assault as outrage over the crisis in the military has galvanized Congress.