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Aide stays with Bush, even after inappropriate tweets

Aide stays with Bush, even after inappropriate tweets

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday decried messages posted to Twitter by a top technology aide as “inappropriate,” but a spokeswoman said the recent hire would remain with Bush’s…

Gay marriage arrives in parts, but not all, of Alabama

Gay marriage arrives in parts, but not all, of Alabama

Gay marriage arrived to parts of Alabama on Monday — but not to others — after the state’s chief justice sought to put the weddings on hold, echoing familiar southern…

Once paralyzed, ex-football player now moving through politics

Once paralyzed, ex-football player now moving through politics

Every step used to be a miracle for Adam Taliaferro. Now the onetime Penn State defensive back — whose NFL dreams were ended by a devastating spinal cord injury —…

Obstructionist Alabama justice tries to stop gay marriage

Obstructionist Alabama justice tries to stop gay marriage

Tori Sisson and Shante Wolfe camped in a blue and white tent outside the Montgomery County Courthouse during the early hours Monday, hugging and talking excitedly of getting married soon.…

Sole spenders fight long odds for runs for office

Sole spenders fight long odds for runs for office

Christine Jones admits she didn’t know how much running for office would cost. An attorney and former executive for GoDaddy.com, Jones had been encouraged to run for years by friends.…

So, can we afford to let Homeland Security shut down?

So, can we afford to let Homeland Security shut down?

Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency’s annual funding bill. Without action by Feb. 27, the department’s…

Dems want to make Jeb Bush just another Romney

Dems want to make Jeb Bush just another Romney

Mitt Romney opposed the government’s rescue of U.S. automakers. So did Jeb Bush. Both worked in finance and backed the Wall Street bailout. Both are advocates of tax cuts that…

Obama’s job approval ratings rising

Obama’s job approval ratings rising

Americans’ views of President Barack Obama have improved slightly in the past two months, and opinions are more positive about the direction of the country and the health of the…

Amid controversy, Brian Williams takes self off air for ‘several days’

Amid controversy, Brian Williams takes self off air for ‘several days’

Brian Williams said he is temporarily stepping away from the “NBC Nightly News” amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq, calling it “painfully apparent” that he has…

Health insurance hacks raise data security concerns

Health insurance hacks raise data security concerns

Insurers aren’t required to encrypt consumers’ data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking…