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State: Clinton review not aimed at wrongdoing

The State Department is reviewing Hillary Clinton's emails to determine what can be released to the public, not whether she did anything wrong, according to a senior department official.

Clinton aides and department officials stressed this week that t...

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Feds preparing charges against senator

The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democrat, alleging he used his Senate office to push the business interests of a Democratic donor and friend in exchange for gifts.

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Obama: Ferguson abuses not 'isolated'

President Obama said Friday that although he doesn't think the abuses of power in Ferguson are "typical" of America, there are individuals and possibly whole departments in American law enforcement that may struggle to prevent prejudice in their ranks.

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Do budget cuts threaten U.S. Air Force superiority?

As U.S. Air Force fighter jets and bombers carry out airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Air Force officials are waging a campaign of their own on Capitol Hill.

The target?

Sequestration cuts expected to take effect in 2016 that, officials say...

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North Korea applauds 'knife attack of justice'

A man opposed to joint South Korean-U.S. military drills attacked the American ambassador in Seoul, slashing his face and arm as he was about to give a speech Thursday morning, authorities said.

North Korea quickly called the stabbing a "knife attack...

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Under Obama, 4 in 10 say race relations are worse

Four in 10 Americans say race relations in the United States have gotten worse under the nation's first black president, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And 50 years after the Bloody Sunday march marked a turning point in the civil rights movement, ...

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Emails ruffle smooth Clinton campaign waters

Hillary Clinton's biggest challenge to a smooth launch of her 2016 campaign is a familiar one: Herself.

At the very least, the controversy over her exclusive use of personal -- instead of official -- email while Secretary of State threatens to further...

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Suspect in Korea attack had troubled history

The suspect behind the knife attack on the American ambassador to South Korea had a long, troubled history and often blamed the U.S. for tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

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Ben Carson sorry for comments on gay people

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized for commenting Wednesday that prisoners' changes after they leave jail proves being gay is a choice, but said that the science is still murky on the issue.

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Hillary Clinton asks State to release emails

Hillary Clinton broke her 48-hour silence over the use of her personal email account while she served as secretary of state with a late-night tweet Wednesday saying she wants "the public to see my email." But her response is unlikely to tamp down the...

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Obamacare on the line at SCOTUS

The future of health care in America is on the table -- and in serious jeopardy -- Wednesday morning in the Supreme Court.

After more than an hour of arguments, the Supreme Court seemed divided in a case concerning what Congress meant in one very spec...

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Hillary Clinton's emails: What you need to know

Hillary Clinton is back in a familiar place: the center of a political controversy.

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The Fresh Market at 222 North Milpas Street in Santa Barbara is closing its doors…

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Senate supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline failed to override President Barack…

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The inventor of K-Cups regrets that he ever invented them.

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