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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A federal appeals court says $1.75 billion for terrorism-related judgments against Iran can be distributed to victims of attacks, including a 1983 bombing that killed 241 Marines in Lebanon.
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7 hrs ago | USA Today
Many colleges and universities are failing to comply with federal laws and key policies designed to combat sexual assault, according to a new report released Wednesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill.
9 hrs ago | Roll Call
The West Virginia Freedom Festival offered choices for Confederate flag accessories: jewelry, belts, pins and oven mitts.
13 hrs ago | CBS News
By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them - tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs and medical payments for treatments that might not have been necessary.
One child was killed and at least six others were injured Tuesday evening when a severe wind-and-rain storm swept across the Washington region, toppling trees and knocking out power to thousands.
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare victory in the country's election, claiming massive fraud was responsible for preliminary results that put his rival in the lead.
Sen. Robert Menendez said Tuesday that he has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the Cuban government had a role in allegations against him that have made him a target of a federal probe.
The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Afghanistan needs to sign security agreements by the time of a NATO summit in early September.
The White House is urging candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election to allow the process for addressing allegations of fraud to go forward.
GOP leaders' announcement Tuesday that the 2016 Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland underscored Ohio's central place in the party's national strategy and the influence of Sen. Rob Portman, who pushed for months for the lakeside city to land the coveted quadrennial gathering.
"What happened in Mississippi was appalling," Cruz, a Tea Party favorite from Texas, said Monday on Mark Levin's radio show .
President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.
French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President Barack Obama are pressing for a meeting "as quickly as possible" to negotiate a bilateral cease-fire in Ukraine, Hollande's office said Monday.
The Mississippi Republican Party said U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran won the state's Republican primary runoff over challenger Chris McDaniel by 7,667 votes.
House Benghazi panel may cost $3 million this year Committee will have bigger budget than House Veterans' Affairs panel and other standing House committees.
Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio is moving cautiously toward a late-July vote to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, juggling legal and political considerations as he tries to check executive power and stoke the Republican base.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 01:57 pm
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