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  • Fears of unrest cloud Afghanistan as election dispute drags on

    As Afghanistan’s disputed presidential vote nears an uncertain conclusion, fears are mounting that post-election unrest could threaten the fragile political order that the United States has struggled for 13 years to help build. Recent developments...
  • Crist team explores Medicaid expansion

    Crist team explores Medicaid expansion
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist said his team is researching the prospect that he could sign an executive order on his first day in office to immediately and unilaterally expand the state's Medicaid program to cover uninsured Floridians....
  • German government says Bavaria following Scots' example 'absurd'

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Monday ridiculed the suggestion that the rich southern region of Bavaria could try to break away if Scotland votes to split from the United Kingdom this week. One local party, the Bavaria Party, has...
  • New Zealand dismisses Snowden's claim it planned mass domestic spying

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance last year, a U.S. investigative journalist said on Monday, five days before the country goes to the polls, provoking immediate denials from Prime Minister John Key....
  • Gubernatorial Candidates Campaign With Different Styles

    Gubernatorial Candidates Campaign With Different Styles
    HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had a packed schedule last Monday, attending a chamber of commerce breakfast in Meriden, a ceremony marking the progress on a hospital tower in Farmington and then a meet-and-greet with participants at a charity bike...
  • From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande

    From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande
    Supporters of French President Francois Hollande have awoken each morning for the last four weeks thinking things surely could get no worse. Already, unemployment figures remained stubbornly high. Economic growth was close to zero. The president's...
  • Obama has bipartisan support against Islamic State, still faces doubts

    President Obama and his advisors appear to have convinced Americans that the Islamic State militants wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria are a threat to the U.S. This week he'll try to prove he's capable of taking them on. In laying out a plan to use U.S....
  • U.S. partners unclear on roles in fight against Islamic State

    (Reuters) - Many countries have said they support a coalition the United States hopes to build to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but most have been vague about any specific role they might play. Below is a list of some of the key...
  • An unlikely hero, Gordon Brown wrestles with Scotland's fate

    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Once mocked for claiming to have saved the world after the 2008 financial crisis, former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown may now have the fate of Scotland in his hands. For many English, Scotsman Brown is an unlikely hero....
  • Pete Peterson is best choice for California secretary of state

    Pete Peterson is best choice for California secretary of state
    California's next secretary of state will take over an office that has been stuck in neutral. Key projects that would make it easier to cast a ballot or track political campaign disclosures have been delayed, and there's been little urgency or advocacy...
  • Convicted felon Roderick Wright to resign from state Senate

    Convicted felon Roderick Wright to resign from state Senate
    Democratic State Sen. Roderick D. Wright said Monday that he will resign from office effective Sept. 22-- bowing to pressure three days after a judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail on felony perjury and voting fraud charges for lying about living in his...