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Are homegrown attacks now more of a threat?

Are homegrown attacks now more of a threat?

U.S. and French intelligence officials are leaning toward an assessment that the Paris terror attacks were inspired by al-Qaida but not directly supervised by the group, a view that would…

New York City hires crooks, gang members as jail guards

New York City hires crooks, gang members as jail guards

One applicant to be a New York City correction officer had been fired from his last job as a security guard for stealing. Another admitted he had regularly socialized with…

Mexico will issue birth certificates at consulates in U.S.

Mexico will issue birth certificates at consulates in U.S.

The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S.…

Republicans target Obama on immigration

Republicans target Obama on immigration

House Republicans are taking broad steps to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration policies and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as kids. Votes were set Wednesday on…

Is Ohio’s taxation of athletes, entertainers legal?

Is Ohio’s taxation of athletes, entertainers legal?

An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they’re in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues…

Any future out there for Democrats?

Any future out there for Democrats?

Congressional Democrats are in retreat in more ways than one this week. As Democratic senators gather in Baltimore to talk strategy and lick election wounds, their party faces diminished powers…

Hackers hit Twitter, YouTube military accounts

Hackers hit Twitter, YouTube military accounts

  Hackers supporting Islamic militants took over the Twitter and YouTube accounts of a major U.S. military command Monday, in what the Pentagon called an annoying prank that did not…

Paul Ryan bows out of 2016 Presidential race

Paul Ryan bows out of 2016 Presidential race

The GOP’s crowded 2016 presidential field has shifted sharply, with Paul Ryan, the party’s last vice presidential nominee, bowing out, two-time presidential hopeful Mitt Romney marching toward his third campaign…

Obama admits error in not attending Paris anti-terror rally

Obama admits error in not attending Paris anti-terror rally

In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally…

South Dakota’s gay marriage ban bites the dust

South Dakota’s gay marriage ban bites the dust

A federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn’t mean gay couples can immediately wed. Some questions and answers about…