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Half on Obamacare could need federal aid

About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law — would qualify…

Air Force screwup on nukes

Air Force screwup on nukes

Another embarrassing stumble by the U.S. nuclear missile force, this time a safety and security inspection failure, is raising questions about the Air Force’s management of arguably the military’s most…

Jesse Jackson Jr. sentencing today

Jesse Jackson Jr. sentencing today

Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra, learn their fates Wednesday when a federal judge in Washington, D.C., sentences the one-time power couple for misusing $750,000 in…

Court: Obama broke the law

Court: Obama broke the law

In a rebuke to the Obama administration, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed…

Mad as hell about NSA spying?

Mad as hell about NSA spying?

Charlotte Scot isn’t one to take things lying down — like the time President George W. Bush was re-elected and she moved to Canada in protest. So when the 66-year-old…

Biden for President in 2016?

Biden for President in 2016?

Joe Biden may run for president in 2016, or he may not. But he wants you to know he could. Iowa. New Hampshire. South Carolina. Michigan. Three years out from…

Obama’s summer of distraction from spying on Americans by America’s government

Obama’s summer of distraction from spying on Americans by America’s government

For President Barack Obama, August was supposed to be the month a sweeping immigration bill landed on his desk. There was hope for movement on a grand deficit deal with…

Postal Service adds $740 million for $3.9 billion yearly loss

Postal Service adds $740 million for $3.9 billion yearly loss

The Postal Service has trimmed its losses to $740 million over the last three months by consolidating processing facilities, cutting hours for workers and post offices and reducing workers’ compensation…

Pentagon revising same sex benefits

Pentagon revising same sex benefits

The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to…

IRS manual revealed how to doctor facts

IRS manual revealed how to doctor facts

Details of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program that feeds tips to federal agents and then instructs them to alter the investigative trail were published in a manual used by…