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Scott Walker doubts Obama’s love of America

Scott Walker doubts Obama’s love of America

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a leading Republican contender for the White House in 2016, said Saturday he doesn’t know whether President Barack Obama loves his country. “You should ask the…

Honoring the memory of Malcolm X

Honoring the memory of Malcolm X

  Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50…

Eggs, coffee OK for healthy diet

Eggs, coffee OK for healthy diet

An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don’t forget your…

Obama mixes politics with monument designation

Obama mixes politics with monument designation

Officially, President Barack Obama came home to Chicago on Thursday to designate a new national monument. But you’d be forgiven for mistaking the visit for a campaign event for Mayor…

Presidential aspirations rule at governors meet

Presidential aspirations rule at governors meet

Pay little attention to the official agenda for this weekend’s meeting of the National Governors Association. It’s the presidential politics being played in the hallways and private rooms that may…

Obama: Fight extremism by embracing Muslims

Obama: Fight extremism by embracing Muslims

In the fight against violent extremism, President Barack Obama has argued the U.S. has one thing going for it that Europe doesn’t: a long tradition of warmly embracing its immigrants,…

Jeb Bush: ‘tighten the noose’ on Islamic militants

Jeb Bush: ‘tighten the noose’ on Islamic militants

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday there can be no diplomacy with Islamic State militants, but only a U.S.-led coalition of Middle Eastern countries committed to “tightening the noose…

Higher wages could end economic stagnation

Higher wages could end economic stagnation

President Barack Obama’s top economists say that even as the U.S. has managed to kick start a lasting and growing recovery, modest wage gains are far from making up for…

Obama faces uphill fight to overturn court order

Obama faces uphill fight to overturn court order

President Barack Obama’s administration faces a difficult and possibly lengthy legal battle to overturn a Texas court ruling that blocked his landmark immigration overhaul, since the judge based his decision…

More than 11 million sign up for health care plans

More than 11 million sign up for health care plans

More than 11 million people signed up for subsidized private health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law this year, the White House announced Tuesday evening. But that preliminary estimate —…