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Study adds fuel to ‘don’t ask’ debate

The report also warns that wariness about the change runs high in some front-line combat units. Read more……

Carter to Obama: Be independent

He says the next two years might be better for the president without Democrats controlling Congress. Read more……

Inhofe may skip Cancun confab

Oklahoma senator says there is a lack of interest in the climate change summit. Read more……

Obama urges Senate approval of START nuclear pact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday reiterated his call for the Senate to ratify a new nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, calling it “absolutely essential” to U.S.…

Senate rejects proposal to ban earmarks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate on Tuesday rejected a proposed ban on the pet spending projects known as earmarks that have become a symbol of wasteful spending for many voters.…

U.S. regrets leaks, says will tighten security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Monday it deeply regretted the release of any classified information and would tighten security to prevent leaks such as WikiLeaks’ disclosure of…

Tiger Woods gets the Law & Order treatment

Tiger Woods gets the Law & Order treatment

Tiger Woods may want to skip this week’s episode of “Law & Order: Los Angeles.” The plot on Wednesday’s show includes a philandering golf star and his club-wielding wife. When…

Obama, Republicans in tax face-off at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faces off with Republican congressional leaders over taxes on Tuesday in a test-of-wills that could foreshadow how the White House works with the opposition…

Pentagon study shows gay service would not harm military

Pentagon study shows gay service would not harm military

The Pentagon study that argues that gay troops could serve openly without hurting the military’s ability to fight is expected to re-ignite debate this month on Capitol Hill over repealing…

Police worked to keep armed student calm

Police worked to keep armed student calm

Trapped in their classroom with a student gunman, a group of terrified Wisconsin high schoolers worked desperately to keep their captor calm by chatting and laughing with him about hunting…