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Obama back in Wisconsin for tight governor’s race

The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that...

Obama looking to delay action on immigration

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before...

Is Ferguson on a comeback trail?

The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of...

Judge stops new Texas abortion restrictions

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional...

Decorated combat veteran dies in Virginia crash

The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17...

Obamacare tax forms could cause delays

If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can...

McConnell’s campagin manager quits in scandal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in...

Obama urges caution on using force in Mideast

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power...

Obama claims improved economic growth numbers

New evidence of economic growth is heartening and underscores that companies are investing and consumers are spending, President Barack Obama said Thursday. "There are reasons...

USDA goes on a giant snail hunt

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat,...