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  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action

    GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action
    When President Obama announced his decision to allow roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation, Democrats and Republicans in Washington disagreed furiously about the move. No surprise there. Still, I...
  • New U.S. exhibit puts visitor in midst of World War Two

    A national museum commemorating the American experience of World War Two will open a new exhibit next month aimed at bringing the sounds and sensations of the conflict to new generations. With a particular focus on reaching young people, the mission of...
  • In Theory: Should the Washington National Cathedral be open to different faiths?

    On a Friday afternoon earlier this month, a section of the Washington National Cathedral was reserved for the first-ever gathering of Muslims in the sanctuary, there for their weekly recitation of prayers. According to the Washington Post, the Very Rev....
  • Congressional Black Caucus members react to decision in Ferguson

    WASHINGTON Just as America seems divided on the death of a young black man in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Congressional Black Caucus are showing their own divisions over the racially charged incident that has prompted many in Congress to wonder how they...
  • Attorney, former GOP candidate Deon Long disbarred

    Attorney, former GOP candidate Deon Long disbarred
    Apopka attorney Ometrius Deon Long, who once ran for Congress as a Republican and served on the St. Johns River Water Management District, is among 18 attorneys statewide who were disciplined recently by the Florida Supreme Court. Long, who was admitted...
  • Mired in crisis, Mexican president aided by discredited opposition

    Mired in crisis, Mexican president aided by discredited opposition
    Deep anger over the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers has plunged Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto into his worst crisis as president, but with no credible opposition in sight, mass protests look unlikely to force him from power. Since the students...
  • Tom Schaller: The right systematically manufactures bogus news

    Tom Schaller: The right systematically manufactures bogus news
    If you haven't heard of Jonathan Gruber, an architect of the Affordable Care Act whose testimony about transparency in passing Obamacare has gone viral, expect a rash of new stories about him. Why? Because as of late last Friday afternoon — when a...
  • FDA requires calorie counts for retail foods, vending machine fare

    WASHINGTON Truth in labeling is coming to a food outlet or vending machine near you. The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that large chain restaurants, amusement parks, movie theaters even supermarkets and convenience stores that serve...
  • U.S. government working to renew oil agreement with Israel

    The United States is in the midst of renewing its 35-year-old commitment to supply Israel with oil in emergency situations after the pact expired on Tuesday, a U.S. State Department official said. The United States "is in close contact with the...
  • What's next, what's not in wake of Michael Brown decision

    WASHINGTON What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. There will be talk, lots of talk,...