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Is peace returning to Ferguson, Missouri?

Is peace returning to Ferguson, Missouri?

  The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer…

Islamic fanatics regrouping to regain offensive

Islamic fanatics regrouping to regain offensive

U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but the well-resourced Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup and stage a new offensive, Defense…

Ex-Gov. McDonnell continues to blame wife for his woes

Ex-Gov. McDonnell continues to blame wife for his woes

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife’s wrath, has once again taken refuge —…

Foley’s death brings more strikes against militants

Foley’s death brings more strikes against militants

The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory…

Special Ops tried, failed, to save journalist in Syria

Special Ops tried, failed, to save journalist in Syria

President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they…

Who is Ferguson cop who killed Michael Brown?

Who is Ferguson cop who killed Michael Brown?

A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire…

Holder uses past to focus on Ferguson death

Holder uses past to focus on Ferguson death

To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him…

American journalist beheaded by Islamic extremists

American journalist beheaded by Islamic extremists

In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to…

Another tea party defeat: This time in Alaska

Another tea party defeat: This time in Alaska

Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party’s candidate to take…

Smaller protests in Ferguson overnight

Smaller protests in Ferguson overnight

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled…