| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:31 PM
The U.S. Senate has made it official: Climate change is not a hoax.
As part of the long debate on the Keystone XL pipeline, the Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for an amendment that aimed to answer once and for all whether senators believe the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:05 PM
President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world.
"No god condones terror," he said. "We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:19 PM
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| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The Sunday morning lineup of guests:
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.; Alberto Gonzales, former...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Sen. Thad Cochran's comeback victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP's tea party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- Lloyd Grace, an 89-year-old Navy veteran, called his visit to the National World War II Memorial "an extraordinary experience."
But it was an experience he and 90 other World War II veterans were almost denied.
When his group arrived...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The government shutdown is over, for now. Let the blood-letting and fundraising begin!
Within hours after Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican from Mississippi, voted for a budget deal that reopened the government, two influential conservative advocacy...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:07 PM
A Mississippi man who tried to frame an Elvis Presley impersonator has pleaded guilty to sending threatening letters laced with the toxin ricin to President Obama and other officials, the Justice Department said Friday.
James Everett Dutschke, 42,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A taekwondo instructor in Tupelo, Miss., has been indicted -- for the second time -- on suspicion of trying to frame an Elvis impersonator in a case involving a poison-filled letter to a U.S. official.
This time James Everett Dutschke, 42, is accused of...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison on Monday for mailing ricin to President Obama and other officials in the latest turn through the legal maze involving a martial arts instructor, an Elvis impersonator and a plea deal that was again on...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:22 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other topics.
Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...