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  • A 500-year-old dispute threatens Modi's plan to modernize India

    NEW DELHI Under a rusty metal roof in one of India's oldest cities, Amrat Lal and a dozen other craftsmen carefully engrave thousands of slabs of sandstone. When finally put together, they threaten to reignite religious violence. The stone pillars and...
  • Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

    Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Pollsters announced Saturday that Paul won 25.7 percent of the votes in the annual survey, giving Paul his third consecutive win in...
  • Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears

    Estonians were voting Sunday for a new parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia's actions in Ukraine. Opinion polls índicate a close race between the Baltic nation's governing center-right coalition,...
  • O'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm...
  • Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party

    Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party
    A gay GOP group is seeking official recognition by the California Republican Party at its biannual gathering in Sacramento this weekend, potentially setting the stage for a divisive floor fight on Sunday. Charles Moran, chairman of the group, the...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2
    The Underwoods are in crisis mode. Frank is meeting with the top Democrats in congress. He thinks that they're meeting to talk about his jobs program, America Works. In reality, they're confronting him, telling him that it's in the best interests of...
  • Tame the temper, GOP: Show compassion on immigration

    I've come up with a fabulous plan to deal with the estimated 11 million people who are in this country illegally. Call Uber. Maybe the U.S. government can get a high-volume group discount, and deport everybody for a minimum rate of $2.40 per person....
  • Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension

    The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year. Polling stations closed after peaceful voting in the mountain...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's wide travels raise questions

     Rep. Aaron Schock's wide travels raise questions
    Rep. Aaron Schock lives large and loudly on Instagram, where he broadcasts his exploits from the Greek Isles to the glaciers of Patagonia. He's shown surfboarding in Hawaii, doing the tango in Buenos Aires and parasailing in the Andes. The 33-year-old...
  • Diverse set of candidates vie for vacant 37th state Senate district seat

    The head seat in the Sacramento office for the 37th state Senate district might be empty now, but at least four candidates are vying for the spot to represent a swath of Orange County ranging from artsy Laguna Beach, eclectic Costa Mesa and surfer-vibe...
  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...