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Senators seek probe into education rule making process

BANGALORE (Reuters) – Two Republican senators have asked the U.S. Education Department to investigate the alleged leaking by department officials of proposed rules aimed at tightening regulation of the industry.…

Air Force warns troops: ‘Beware of Facebook’

Air Force warns troops: ‘Beware of Facebook’

The Air Force is warning its troops to be careful when using Facebook and other popular networking sites because some new features could show the enemy exactly where U.S. forces…

Palin Keeps Tight Rein On Staff, Not Daughters

While elsewhere a prince and a well-educated commoner have captured the world’s attention, the Sarah Palin clan will not let the posh have their moment. In a rare interview with…

Raising retirement age hurts the poor

Raising retirement age hurts the poor

Raising the retirement age for Social Security would disproportionately hurt low-income workers and minorities, and increase disability claims by older people unable to work, government auditors told Congress. The projected…

House Dems Borrowed Millions To Avoid Worse Losses

WASHINGTON — Routed at the polls, House Democrats said Thursday they borrowed millions of dollars late in the campaign in a successful attempt to prevail in 15 or more competitive…

WATCH: George W. Bush Jokes With Leno About Exit Strategy, Drinking

George W. Bush continued his book tour for “Decision Points” on Thursday night with an appearance on NBC’s “Tonight Show.” Jay Leno thanked him for a decade worth of monologue…

Geoffrey Dunn: Sarah Palin Slams Michelle Obama in Racially Charged Passage From New Book

In passages leaked from her forthcoming book America by Heart, Sarah Palin — the erstwhile quitter governor of Alaska, who now, by all indications, fancies herself as President of the…

HuffPost TV: Howard Fineman On Millionaires’ Congress Voting Down Unemployment Extension

HuffPost’s Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Thursday night to discuss the decisive defeat of extended jobless benefits in the U.S. House of Representatives, the day after a new report…

Fellow Cop: New Orleans Police Laughed After Burning Man’s Body

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans police officer was laughing after he burned the body of a man who had been gunned down by police in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath, a…

Tax Write-Offs For Charity Donations To Be Axed?

As the federal government looks to address the country’s looming $1.3 trillion budget deficit, lawmakers are looking at drastic budget cuts and other creative ways to reduce America’s debt. A…