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Mary Landrieu’s big problem: President Obama

Mary Landrieu’s big problem: President Obama

President Barack Obama may not be on Louisiana’s Senate runoff ballot, but it’s clear his widespread unpopularity in the state stands as Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu’s biggest hurdle to a…

UPS treatment of pregnant drivers before Supremes

UPS treatment of pregnant drivers before Supremes

Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Young…

Obama plans meeting on Ferguson

Obama plans meeting on Ferguson

President Barack Obama planned to hold meetings Monday on the Ferguson situation, and a few members of the St. Louis Rams football team showed their support for protesters who have…

Congress and its last-minute cram session

Congress and its last-minute cram session

Like a student who waited until the night before a deadline, lawmakers resuming work Monday will try to cram two years of leftover business into two weeks, while also seeking…

Does First Amendment cover free speech on Internet?

Does First Amendment cover free speech on Internet?

Anthony Elonis claimed he was just kidding when he posted a series of graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and…

Darren Wilson resigns as Ferguson police officer

Darren Wilson resigns as Ferguson police officer

Ferguson officials planned to address the resignation of a white police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, a black resident of the St. Louis suburb whose parents on Sunday…

A less-than-normal Black Friday?

A less-than-normal Black Friday?

Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year. There were squabbles here and there, and elbows got thrown, but the Friday morning crowds appeared smaller than usual and less…

Protests around the nation over Ferguson decision

Protests around the nation over Ferguson decision

Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police…

Protests, disruptions return in Ferguson

Protests, disruptions return in Ferguson

Disrupting commerce, transit and traffic became focal points for demonstrators across the country days after the announcement that a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri declined to indict the police officer…

Polarizing views of Michael Brown

Polarizing views of Michael Brown

For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young…