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A cinematic look into us: A nation riddled with guilt

The Oscars, which will be presented Sunday, do something more than honor the “best” films. They give us a glimpse into ourselves. Our movies,...

Tea party claims it is well and brewing more trouble

The foot soldiers of the tea party movement dismiss the chatter about its demise and stand ready to use their unbending political force against...

Airline pilots shortage? Maybe, maybe not

Regional airlines report difficulty over the past year in finding enough pilots to hire, according to a government watchdog report obtained by The Associated...

Help offered for state-run health care websites

States that have experienced technical problems running their own health care enrollment websites are getting some help from the Obama administration. The administration quietly issued...

New documents released by Clinton Library

The Clinton Presidential Library is making available about 5,000 pages of previously unreleased documents involving former President Bill Clinton's administration. The documents being made public...

How do we make each voter equal in America?

The venture capitalist Tom Perkins recently suggested that he should have a greater voice than others in selecting our government because he’s rich. “You...

Hillary Clinton praises veto of anti-gay law in Arizona

Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto a bill that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to...

Harry Reid: Koch brothers are ‘un-American’

The Senate's top Democrat criticized a pair of billionaire brothers in unusually harsh terms Wednesday, accusing the conservative duo of being "un-American," spreading lies...

Jan Brewer vetoes anti-gay bill in Arizona

Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona...

Showdown vote on vets benefits coming in Senate

A Democratic bill enhancing health care, education and job-training benefits for veterans faces an uphill climb as the Senate approaches a showdown vote on...