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Ted Cruz: American or Canadian?

Ted Cruz: American or Canadian?

Senator Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican whose recent travel has fueled speculation that he may run for president in 2016, has released his birth certificate, showing he was born in…

More students get federal aid

With college costs continuing to rise, more students are receiving federal financial aid, though state and institutional aid remains largely flat Data released Tuesday by the National Center for Education…

Illinois expands background checks on all gun purchases

Illinois expands background checks on all gun purchases

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a gun-control measure into law on Sunday that expands background checks to cover all firearms purchases in the state, closing what he said was a…

GOP approves debate boycott

GOP approves debate boycott

The U.S. Republican party resolved on Friday to boycott any 2016 presidential debates sponsored by CNN and NBC if the networks go ahead with plans to make special programs on…

Ready for 2016?

Ready for 2016?

Potential presidential candidates’ recent burst of summertime Iowa visits belies this reality: No one has started to do the serious spadework of preparing for a 2016 White House run in…

Al Qaeda: ‘Kill more Americans’

Al Qaeda: ‘Kill more Americans’

An American al Qaeda militant has called for more attacks on Western diplomats in the Arab world, praising the killers of the U.S. ambassador to Libya on September 11 last…

Senate races: All in the family

Senate races: All in the family

Sen. Mark Pryor likes to tell voters that he always puts Arkansas first, borrowing the campaign slogan associated with his family for decades. In Wyoming, Liz Cheney bets that her…

Yes, Virginia, there is an Area 51

Yes, Virginia, there is an Area 51

National security scholars at George Washington University have some good news and bad news for UFO buffs – the U.S. government has finally confirmed the existence of Area 51 in…

NSA revelations spark concern

NSA revelations spark concern

New revelations from leaker Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency has overstepped its authority thousands of times since 2008 are stirring renewed calls on Capitol Hill for serious changes…

RNC bars CNN, NBC from debates

The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton, approved a resolution Friday to block CNN and NBC from hosting GOP presidential…