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The United States attributed the episode to a bureaucratic issue and not a larger political incident. The plane was later allowed to depart Iran, and by Friday night, had landed in Dubai, officials said.
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The tour of Mexico by Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has some of the trappings of a presidential campaign, with local traffic stopping for his motorcade, with aides enforcing protocol and with efforts to put the governor in the best possible light.
The tepid growth in August will probably not change voters’ gloom about the economy much, which voters usually hold the president’s party responsible.
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The former Virginia governor, convicted on Thursday of 11 felony counts, said in 2013 that Virginians would forgive him for accepting gifts and loans from a Richmond businessman.
A state district judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit claiming that Senator Mary L. Landrieu lives full time in Washington and cannot represent Louisiana, saying it was premature.
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After the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer sparked a string of protests in Ferguson, Mo., the town is returning to a new normal as scars of the unrest remain.
Stuart F. Delery, a senior Justice Department lawyer who argued on the government’s behalf in a crucial appeals court case on same-sex marriage, has been named acting associate attorney general.
The Upshot has created the McCain Count, a measure of how often figures from politics, journalism and other walks of life appear on the Sunday morning news programs.
Neel Kashkari, the little-known Republican trying to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, relentlessly portrayed Mr. Brown’s governorship as a failure Thursday in the campaign’s one scheduled debate.
The New Jersey governor, who is traveling in Latin America, has adopted a cautious and unexpectedly reflective tone.
The Army on Thursday suspended the head of its Western Regional Medical Command, which is in charge of Army hospitals in 20 Western states.
A 41-year-old man was charged with aggravated murder Thursday in the slayings of four men who were found in separate homes in Bucyrus, a town of about 12,000 north of Columbus.
A North Carolina-based charity said Thursday that a missionary who was infected with Ebola in Liberia was being flown to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Gov. Sean Parnell said Thursday that he had requested and received the resignation of Thomas Katkus, the adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard.
Hackers downloaded malicious software onto a test server, but did not steal any personal information on consumers, Obama administration officials said.
Women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent who tested positive for cancer-causing genetic mutations have high rates of breast and ovarian cancer even without a family history of the disease, researchers said.