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7 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon
Inside an unmarked trailer at the end of an unmarked dirt road about 15 miles north of the nation's capital, a high-tech radar monitor beeps every 10 minutes in an effort to find out who is polluting Maryland's air.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
How much do you know about Islam?
13 hrs ago | Boston.com
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
The federal judge who recently prohibited online video company FilmOn X from operating "misunderstands FilmOn X's technology and misinterprets the plain language of the Copyright Act," the start-up argues in papers filed this week with a federal appellate court.
A Transportation Security Administration officer was killed Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, in the first death in the line of duty since the agency was created a decade ago.
"Senate to move quickly on nominations": Burgess Everett of Politico.com has a report that begins, "Democrats will take advantage of new Senate rules and rush to confirm six of President Barack Obama's most prominent nominations over the next two weeks.
BIOFUEL BACKERS HOPE NUMBERS WILL SWAY EPA: An EPA hearing Thursday showcased a biofuels industry on the ropes.
Guantanamo detainee and alleged al Qaeda member Abdul Razak Ali was denied habeas relief by the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday, noting that circumstantial evidence is sufficient to detain an enemy combatant.
The D.C. Circuit ruled for Esquire Magazine on Tuesday , putting the final nail in a defamation suit against the publication for satirizing a "birther" book's release.
Just before Thanksgiving break, the Senate voted to eliminate the super-majority needed to end filibusters on executive level and judicial nominees, clearing the path for President Obama's most recent selections.
There is one mystery that has perplexed political observers after Senate Democrats decided to violate Senate rules allowing the minority party to block presidential appointments.
Ali, who was captured in 2002 during an 18-day stay at a Pakistan guesthouse with al Qaeda-associated terrorist leader Abu Zubaydah and other terrorist trainers, alleges that he mistook the location for a "public guesthouse" and asserted in his petition that the government has failed to justify his detention.
'We are seeking Supreme Court review of the D.C. Circuit's decision in our case because the lower court strayed from longstanding federal discrimination law to invent an arbitrary and unfair standard for deciding cable carriage complaints," Tennis Channel said in a statement.
"Corporations are people, my friend," Governor Mitt Romney told a heckler at the Iowa State Fair during the 2012 Presidential Election.
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Two members of the Tennessee congressional delegation have found a new way to challenge President Barack Obama's health care reforms.