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  • Supreme Court hears woman's case on visa denial for Afghan husband

    Supreme Court justices gave a mostly skeptical hearing Monday to a California woman who wants the State Department to explain why it barred her Afghan husband from joining her in this country. The government argued that it has the power to exclude...
  • Stephen Mihm: Clinton isn't only one who didn't like to share records

    Stephen Mihm: Clinton isn't only one who didn't like to share records
    In an attempt to quell the firestorm over her private email account, Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday that she had delivered all her messages "that could possibly be work-related" to the State Department, while retaining or deleting those she deemed...
  • Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails

    Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails
    The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S....
  • Hillary Clinton's strategy on those missing emails: Ignore her critics

    Hillary Clinton's strategy on those missing emails: Ignore her critics
    There's no way Hillary Rodham Clinton can ever put every potential question to rest about her private stash of emails from her tenure as secretary of State. No matter how many emails she turns over to the State Department, somebody - and not only her...
  • Rauner appoints state prisons director

    Rauner appoints state prisons director
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday announced he had chosen a new director of the Illinois Department of Corrections who has experience with the U.S. State Department and Alaska prison system. Rauner's office said Donald Stolworthy, 54, is an expert in...
  • Americans were warned about Venezuela travel before latest sanctions

    Americans were warned about Venezuela travel before latest sanctions
    If Venezuela is on your travel list this year, you may want to consider the warning about the country's violent crime that was issued by the U.S. State Department late last year. The Dec. 11 travel warning came well before President Obama on Monday...
  • Broward State Department worker searched online for 'childlike sex dolls,' feds say

    Broward State Department worker searched online for 'childlike sex dolls,' feds say
    A U.S. Department of State security specialist accused of downloading and sharing child porn on his home computers also searched online for "childlike sex dolls," federal authorities said Tuesday. Peter Meyers, 53, of Margate, was arrested last week....
  • Email controversy probably won't hurt Hillary Clinton

    Email controversy probably won't hurt Hillary Clinton
    Historically, the Clintons have proved to be politically indestructible. To paraphrase the movie "Aliens," to truly destroy the Clinton Industrial Complex, you'd have to nuke it from orbit. Given that alone, I doubt that the unfolding controversy over...
  • If Hillary were a Republican, her emails would be a bigger deal to the media

    If Hillary were a Republican, her emails would be a bigger deal to the media
    I can't wait to see a Sun editorial about Hillary Clinton's unethical, non-transparent use of email as U.S. secretary of state. If this was Condoleezza Rice, I am sure there would have already been a scathing anti-Bush administration editorial about...
  • Will Clinton let email issue mushroom into a major problem?

    Will Clinton let email issue mushroom into a major problem?
    It's impossible to know whether Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email account to conduct business as secretary of State is a serious scandal or merely a tempest in a teapot. Impossible, because Clinton and her aides have ducked the most...
  • EPA gives Obama new reason to reject Keystone pipeline: low oil prices

    EPA gives Obama new reason to reject Keystone pipeline: low oil prices
    As President Obama weighs whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, federal environmental officials gave him a new reason Tuesday to reject it: declining oil prices. The Environmental Protection Agency is cautioning the White House...