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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.
Midterms: A Victory for Those Who Did Not Vote
The Democrats failed to get out their supporters, but the Republicans can’t count on that in 2016.
Radical Spanish Party Podemos Would Ban Job Cuts
The left-wing party, which has grown exponentially in the last few months, is now topping opinion polls
Is This Far-Left German Politician a New Threat to Merkel?
Bodo Ramelow is set to become the first pro-Russian and anti-NATO politician to run a state government in Germany
Opinion: Forget Bipartisanship. Expect More Gridlock
The Midterms didn’t settle much. Republican talk of “compromise” means doing things their way.
Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry Dies
The scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C. died early on Sunday aged 78.
Watch: President Obama Announces Immigration Reform
Watch a video of President Obama's immigration reform speech and read the full text of his comments.
UK Police Open Murder Inquiry in Establishment Child Sex Abuse Investigation
Police announced that an inquiry launched two years ago into paedophile rings involving powerful public figures now includes a murder investigation
China and U.S. Sign Symbolic Carbon Emissions Plan
The U.S. and China have come to an agreement that they will both implement measures to reduce carbon emissions, despite disagreements over most other matters
On Immigration, Nobody Is Winning
President Obama is under pressure to take strong action, but Republicans also need to address their Hispanic problem.
UK European Surcharge Payment Postponed 'Until After Election'
Leaked diplomatic proposals reportedly reveal deadline for final negotiation of controversial bill to Brussels to be postponed until after UK general election
How John McCain Will Rattle Defense and Foreign Policy Worlds
With John McCain set to take over Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hill is going to need a lot more flak jackets.
Facebook May Have Made a Difference in This Year’s Midterm Elections
Though turnout was dismal, a study shows the “I’m a Voter” app may have brought more people to the polls
Mia Love Makes History
Love is the first black Republican woman elected to the House of Representatives
Midterm Election Photos: Winners and Losers
Candidates celebrate and commiserate as the results of the midterm elections came in Tuesday night.
Opinion: Partisan Blockage
Almost as many presidential nominees were stalled by the Senate during the past five years as from 1789 to 2008.
Energy, Environment Issues Dominate Some Senate Races
Energy and climate are central issues on some of the tightest U.S. Senate races of 2014 and have created a surge in spending by outside groups.
These Midterm Elections, More Americans Getting Information From Cell Phones, Social Media
New Pew Research Center study shows 30-49-year-olds using cell phones and social at similar rate to 18-29 year olds.
Liberal or Conservative? How Your Brain Reacts to Disgusting Images Reveals Your Political Affiliation
Want to tell whether someone's conservative or liberal at heart? Wire them up and show them horrible pictures, say scientists
I'm Not a Communist, Just Following the Gospel, Says Pope Francis
The pope called on a gathering of grassroots movements to "keep up the fight" for workers' rights, but distanced himself from left-wing ideology, saying he simply followed the gospel