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Rating teachers not as easy as 1, 2, 3

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:24am
States are scaling back and, in some cases, putting off decisions until Obama is out of office.
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Louisiana abortion law blocked

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:56pm
It requires admitting privileges for clinics.
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Al Qaeda's new front: Jihadi rap

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:26pm
The suspected James Foley killer represents a new, dangerous merger of hip-hop and Islamism.
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The GOP's woman problem

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:26pm
Opinion: The problem is, and has always been, Republican policies.
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$7,000 for a $37.50 fine

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:09pm
The city of Fairbanks in Alaska spends thousands on appealing a fine against its mayor.
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Abandoned U.S. embassy 'secured'

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:40pm
The breach of a deserted post likely will reinvigorate debate over the U.S. role in Libya.
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McFaul: Easy solution in Ukraine

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:26am
A former ambassador to Russia says Ukraine is ready to negotiate, but Vladimir Putin isn't.
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Lawmakers urge Ukraine help

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:25am
Top congressional leaders in both parties urge the administration to step up support for Ukraine.
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King, Smith spar over ISIL response

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:09am
King warns that the group represents a direct threat to the United States.
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Secrets of Alaska's secret agents

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:05am
Invasion of Alaska? Yes. It seemed like a real possibility in 1950.
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Feinstein: Obama 'very cautious'

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:55am
The Senate Intelligence chairwoman says the United States needs to confront ISIL right away.
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McCain calls for more U.S. troops

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:52am
He says that after aiding in the fight against ISIL, those troops should remain only in a support role.
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Rogers: Too many ISIL connections

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:26am
He says the U.S. has good legal tools to hinder citizens who are known associates of ISIL.
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Perry or Cruz? DeLay won't say

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:55am
He declined to say which potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate he'd support.
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Menendez: Act against Russia

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:45am
The Senate Foreign Relations chair says the West should provide Ukraine with "defensive weapons."
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Ruppersberger: No 'imminent' threat

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:20am
His comments come after Britain raised its terror threat level last week from "substantial" to "severe."
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Why Ferguson might prompt change

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:10am
Lawmakers and advocates hope public outcry spawns reforms to prevent similar tragedies.
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2016 prospects hone Koch pitch

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:09am
The would-be candidates tout their small-government bona fides and hammer Clinton.
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Cruz tamps shutdown chatter

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:04pm
He says only the White House is driving talk about another government shutdown.
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U.S. strikes to aid besieged Iraq city

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:02pm
Militants have been cutting off food and water to the city of Amirli for nearly two months.
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