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Obama faces risks on war plan

President Barack Obama's plan for pulling U.S. troops from Afghanistan will intensify risks in the thick of next year's fighting season, but Obama was...

FBI joins Arlington probe

The FBI has joined Army agents investigating possible criminal practices at Arlington National Cemetery that may have surrounded the burial of eight sets of...

Obama wins one on Libya

In a victory for President Barack Obama, a Senate panel voted Tuesday to approve U.S. participation in the military campaign against Libya and Moammar...

Palin still coy on 2012

Sarah Palin (Reuters) Republican Sarah Palin said on Tuesday she is still considering a potential 2012 presidential run, though her daughter...

Can Obama cut debt deal?

President Barack Obama is confident Democrats and Republicans can cut a "significant deal" to trim the U.S. deficit and increase its borrowing limit to...

More flubs from Bachmann

Michele Bachmann's claim that she has "never gotten a penny" from a family farm that's been subsidized by the government is at odds with...

Blogo convicted of corruption

Rod Blagojevich, who won two terms as Illinois governor before scandal made him a national punch line, was convicted Monday of a wide range...

Supremes look at TV nudes

The Supreme Court has added a couple of high-profile constitutional challenges to its lineup of cases for next term: One looking at governmental regulation...

Blackwater merc jailed

A US federal judge sentenced a former Blackwater security guard on Monday to 30 months in prison for shooting and killing an Afghan citizen...

Bachmann plunges into race

Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman with deep tea party appeal, was ready Monday to officially plow into the Republican presidential primary with a conservative...