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TSA: The agency Americans love to hate

How did an agency created to protect the public become the target of so much public scorn? After nine years of funneling travelers into ever...

Obama claims end to U.S. combat role in Afghanistan by 2014

President Barack Obama on Saturday said for the first time he wants U.S. troops out of major combat in Afghanistan by the end of...

Judge orders Gawker to remove online pages from Palin’s book

A federal judge on Saturday ordered Gawker Media to pull leaked pages of Sarah Palin's forthcoming book "America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith...

Smokescreen: Ban on pork is anything but

Despite their claims, the Republicans' ban on earmarks won't stop lawmakers from steering taxpayers' dollars to pet projects. And it will have little if...

Obama’s gas-guzzling ride anything but green

The Portuguese hosts of Friday's NATO summit hoped to use the event to promote clean-energy and electric cars, but all eyes were on US...

Obama claims NATO supports missle defense system

President Barack Obama announced Friday that NATO has agreed to his plans for a new, expanded missile defense system for Europe that would cover...

The arms treaty: More hype than facts, more spin than truth

In their showdown over the fate of a major arms-control treaty with Russia, Democrats and Republicans are charging each other with undermining national security....

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,...

The election is over: So is the sense of urgency

When Barack Obama tried -- as much as his ego would allow -- to accept some of the responsibility for the shellacking the Democrats...

Reid ready to deal on Bush-era tax breaks

The top Democrat in the Senate said on Tuesday he was willing to consider a temporary tax cut extension for all income levels, a...