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Quotes From the Gay Marriage Dissents
Surprise: Justice Scalia is having a very bad day.
UK Election: Top 5 Campaign Blunders
It wouldn't be a British general election without some candidates shooting themselves in the foot.
Senate Eyes 'Obamacare' Repeal in Budget Plan
The resolution serves as a statement of Republican fiscal policy goals that will influence 2016 campaigns.
Can Mike Huckabee 2.0 Win in 2016?
The evangelical won Iowa eight years ago and then fizzled, but his populism makes him potent.
Quora Question: In Our Partisan Politics, Will There Ever Be Another 'Great Speech'?
"We will have a hard time publicly, as a majority, acknowledging any speech as great," says Jim Moore.
Post-Election Unrest Could Hamper Aid Efforts in Nigeria
More than 1.2 million people have been displaced within Nigeria and almost 200,000 have fled.
The Swedish Party Aiming to Take Feminism Into Parliaments Across Europe
The Feminist Initiative party launches a new Norwegian branch tonight after getting its first MEP last year.
Envelope Mailed to White House Tests 'Presumptive Positive' For Cyanide
The envelope reportedly contained a milky substance and was in a container wrapped in a plastic bag.
Congress Averts Homeland Security Shutdown
The House voted 357-60 for a one-week stopgap spending bill to keep the lights on at the Department of Homeland Security.
Why the GOP Falls for Hopeless Candidates
From Herman Cain to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Republicans love a schmuck.
For Republicans, It’s Governors Vs. Senators
Cruz, Paul, Christie and the gang show their wares. Here's what we learned.
Obama's Dead-on-Arrival State of the Union Proposals
Obama’s power now isn’t from his sensible but dead-on-arrival proposals. It’s from being the vetoer-in-chief.
It’s Still the Economy, Stupid: The State of Obama’s Union
Since his first State of the Union address, economic concerns have continued to dominate Barack Obama’s presidency. Which perhaps explains his gray hair.
Newsweeks Past: Cuban Crisis
Diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba were suspended between 1961 and 2014.
Newsweeks Past: On the Brink of Revolution
On January 8 1979, Newsweek reported on the chaos that would lead to the country becoming an Islamic Republic.
Putin Seeks to Influence Radical Parties in Bid to Destabilise Europe
Fringe politicians now make up a fifth of MEPs - and Russia is looking to make friends.
Sri Lanka's Strongman President Voted Out After Decade in Power
There were celebrations in Colombo after Mahinda Rajapaksa recieved 47.6 percent of the vote, ending a decade of rule.
Boehner Survives Conservative Challenge and Is Re-Elected As U.S. House Speaker
Boehner received 216 of 408 votes, with a growing faction of dissident House Republicans opposing him
Gay Marriage Gains Support, But It’s Still a Partisan Issue
A unique survey shows gay marriage sharply more popular over time.
Top 10 Most Significant Events of 2014
Ten events that shook the world in 2014.
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2014
Ten people who changed world history and died this year.
Ten Elections to Watch in 2015
From Britain to Burma, from Mexico to Myanmar, the new year is election year.
Former President George H.W. Bush Remains Hospitalized in Houston
The former president experienced shortness of breath this week but was "doing well," his spokesman said.
Barack and Bill: The Best of Frenemies
How the deal was done to get Bill Clinton help Obama be reelected.
Jeb Bush’s Common Core Problem
Some think his views on education will derail his presidential bid.
South Korea Bans 'Pro-North' Political Party
South Korea's constitutional court says the left-wing party violated the principles of free democracy
Man Crashes Car into Spain's Ruling Party's HQ
Police have shut of the street where the PP building is, and bomb disposal experts are examining the car
Israel Calls Palestinian U.N. Draft a Gimmick
The Palestinian-proposed U.N Security Council draft calls for a peace deal within a year
Why Jeb Bush No Longer Inspires Conservatives
His takes on Common Core and immigration are more important than electability.
Should Voting Be Compulsory?
Only one-third of Americans voted in the recent midterms.