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  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2015. There are 233 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 12, 1975, the White House announced the new Cambodian government had seized an American merchant ship, the Mayaguez, in...
  • J.K. Rowling slams Twitter 'bullies'

    J.K. Rowling slams Twitter 'bullies'
    "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling fired back at a number of Twitter "bullies" who lobbed personal attacks at the author after last week's elections in Britain. Rowling received a stream of abusive tweets after the election results, mostly from...
  • David Miliband won't run for Labour Party leader in UK

    David Miliband has criticized his brother Ed Miliband's failed campaign to become Britain's prime minister, but says he won't run for Labour Party leader now that his younger brother has stepped down. David Miliband told the BBC in New York Monday that...
  • Gingrich says De Blasio social contract doomed without specifics

    As Bill de Blasio heads to the U.S. Capitol with a plan to address income inequality, the tactic's champion has advice: Put meat on the bones. New York's mayor intends to release a "Progressive Agenda" on Tuesday in Washington, a Democratic rendition...
  • UK: Impact of Miliband brothers split still felt by Labour

    They were two very talented brothers with so much potential. The older one was poised to become the leader of Britain's Labour Party, with a chance to become prime minister, while the younger was expected to rise with his brother to the highest ranks of...
  • Unexpected triumph means Cameron can govern UK on his own

    After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term with an outright majority Friday and dealt a stinging defeat to his three main rivals. Standing before the...
  • The Latest: Obama congratulates Cameron

    10:17 p.m. (2107 GMT; 5:07 EDT) U.S. President Barack Obama has congratulated U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on his victory in the general elections. A statement issued by the White House on Friday, says Obama said he "looks forward to building on...
  • In United Kingdom's voting system, winner can take it all

    The Scottish National Party got 4.7 percent of the vote, giving it 56 seats in Parliament. The U.K. Independence Party got 12.6 percent of the vote, giving it one. Confused? It can seem counterintuitive that parties with sizable support end up as also-...
  • Fallout from the election campaign complicates British politics

    Fallout from the election campaign complicates British politics
    As Britain's progressive parties scramble to recover from an electoral trouncing, the victorious Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron finds himself facing a very different challenge. Cameron rode to reelection Thursday on fears surrounding the...
  • Conservatives win unexpected and resounding victory in U.K. election

    Conservatives win unexpected and resounding victory in U.K. election
    After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term with an outright majority Friday and dealt a stinging defeat to his three main rivals. Standing before the...
  • At 20, Mhairi Black becomes Britain's youngest member of Parliament

    At 20, Mhairi Black becomes Britain's youngest member of Parliament
    She’s only 20, still studying for her final university exams and more accustomed to wearing jeans than suits. But Mhairi Black of the Scottish National Party caused one of the biggest surprises in the British election Thursday by knocking a...