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  • POLITICS

    Memo: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants

    A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and medical care. Other claims...

  • POLITICS

    Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

    Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

    Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

  • POLITICS

    Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip also serves as schooling for Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate with a lot of swagger but little foreign policy experience.

  • POLITICS

    Judge cautions Blackwater jury on immunity

    A federal judge Tuesday urged jurors in the criminal case against four Blackwater security guards to proceed with caution when assessing testimony by the defendants' former colleagues given under immunity.

  • POLITICS

    Cory Gardner says he's "a new kind of Republican"

    Rep. Cory Gardner is selling himself as "a new kind of Republican" as he tries to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.

  • POLITICS

    GOP govs' group hits Democrats in Colorado, Maine

    The Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in tax dollars to immigrants in the country illegally, the Republican Governors Association tells voters in ads that started running Tuesday.

  • POLITICS

    Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike

    The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

  • POLITICS

    NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

    Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.

  • POLITICS

    Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

    President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice of directly touching the body of someone who died of Ebola, which is one way the disease has...

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