Politics

  1. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign
    Olivier Knox

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign

  2. White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks
    Olivier Knox

    White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks

  3. Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1
    Olivier Knox

    Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1

  4. How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016
    Andrew Romano

    How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016

  5. Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes
    Meredith Shiner

    Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes

  6. Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation
    Olivier Knox

    Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation

  7. Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy
    Olivier Knox

    Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy

  8. Republican governors angered by media’s focus on Obama’s immigration action
    Jon Ward

    Republican governors angered by media’s focus on Obama’s immigration action

  9. The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities
    Michael Isikoff

    The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities

  10. Mary Landrieu against the GOP wave
    Meredith Shiner

    Mary Landrieu against the GOP wave

  • Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It…

    Reuters
  • As Iran talks extended, U.S. Republicans want Congress to weigh in

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Republicans insisted on Monday that the U.S. Congress should have the chance to weigh in on any final nuclear agreement with Iran, and some said the extension of the talks must be coupled with increased sanctions. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte,…

    Reuters
  • Senator Rand Paul calls for declaration of war against Islamic State: NYT

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016, is calling for a formal declaration of war against Islamic State militants who control parts of Iraq and Syria, the New York Times reported on Monday. In an interview on Saturday, Paul said his…

    Reuters
  • Obama says Clinton likely to have different positions from him in 2016 race

    By Steve Holland HENDERSON, Nev. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton to stake out positions that may be different from his if she runs for president in 2016.Clinton, who lost to Obama in the 2008 Democratic…

    Reuters
  • Mitt Romney leads GOP field in New Hampshire by 19 points: poll

    Mitt Romney has said repeatedly he has no interest in running for president in 2016. But a new survey of likely Republican voters in New Hampshire shows if he did, he'd win the primary.

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  • Marion Barry: A wily survivor leaves the stage

    There is no middle ground in judging four-time Washington mayor Marion Barry, who died Sunday at the age of 78. For many whites, Barry was a politician addicted to alcohol, drugs and power. Meanwhile, most African-Americans in D.C. enshrined him as a strong leader who shared their struggles and…

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  • St. Louis County fortifies police headquarters before Ferguson grand jury ruling

    CLAYTON, Mo. — On Saturday, grand jury watch started to feel more like a hurricane watch here in the heart of St. Louis County. Workers scrambled Saturday morning to barricade police headquarters and other government buildings, residents grabbed supplies at a corner store and some shop owners…

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  • White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks

    The White House told a select group of Congressional Democrats on Friday that Secretary of State John Kerry will suggest to Iran that the two sides extend ongoing nuclear negotiations that are not expected to seal a comprehensive deal by a Nov. 24 deadline.

    Yahoo News
  • Court case pushed by think tank could leave uninsured out in the cold

    Supreme Court case backed by think tank hinges on single sentence in Affordable Care Act.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Governors and oil industry work hand in hand in offshore drilling group

    Lobbying firm, advocacy organization did much of the work.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Conservative group fumbles disclosure in new tax document

    Koch-linked nonprofit American Commitment to amend tax documents after questions from the Center for Public Integrity.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Canada's Ontario province cracks down on e-cigarettes

    Ottawa (AFP) - Canada's most-populous province moved Monday to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and to regulate their use the same way as tobacco.

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  • US jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

    A US grand jury has reached a decision on whether or not to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager in a tense suburb, prosecutors said Monday. There is no indication yet as to whether or not officer Darren Wilson will face charges for the death of Michael Brown…

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  • Survey concludes Internet access should be a human right

    Affordable access to the Internet should be a human right, as it represents hope for political freedom and economic prosperity to many around the world, according to a survey Monday. Most people also do not want any one nation or organization to manage this global network of computers, in order to…

    AFP
  • Two US soldiers killed in Kabul bombing: officials

    Two US Army soldiers were killed on Monday when their vehicle was struck by a homemade bomb in the Afghan capital Kabul, defense officials said. One of the troops was a non-commissioned officer and the second was an enlisted soldier, two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP. …

    AFP
  • Britain's Prince William to visit China in 2015

    London (AFP) - Britain's Prince William is to visit China next year, though his pregnant wife Kate is thought unlikely to go with him, reports said Monday.

    AFP
  • 7 Signs You're About to be Fired

    Did your mistake cost you your job? How can you tell? Here are some signs you’re about to get the boot.

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  • Pentagon boss Hagel out as IS war heats up

    President Barack Obama announced the departure of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday, with the White House under fire over perceived fumbling in its response to the Islamic State threat. Rapid advances by Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq forced the Pentagon chief into managing a…

    AFP