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The Case of the Sleepy Spy
Can narcolepsy disqualify a CIA agent?
Alan Cumming’s ‘Celibacy’ Video Mocks FDA Blood Donor Policy
The campaign is part of an effort to get the FDA to reverse what critics call a double standard for gay and bisexual men.
Justice Department to Seek Emergency Stay to Allow Immigration Action
The emergency stay will allow eligible immigrants to apply for benefits granted under recent executive action.
West Virginia Investigates Massive Train Derailment
The fires that raged after the accident have stopped burning, but questions remain about oil and rail safety in a region known for toxic spills.
Suspect Arrested in Colorado Springs NAACP Bombing
Thaddeus Murphy, 44, may have been targeting another business.
Terrorism Case Against Palestinian Organizations Goes to Jury
American plaintiffs seek damages from the Palestinian Authority and PLO.
U.S.-Turkey Agreement to Arm Syrian Rebels a ‘Disaster in the Making’
Experts warn of divisions between Washington, Ankara and the Syrian opposition.
Oklahoma Teachers Not Too Pleased About Bill to Ban AP U.S. History
The bill was introduced by a representative who seeks to dismantle the “false wall of separation of church and state.”
Obama Rejects Idea That West is at War With Islam
Obama urged countries to tackle violent Islamist militancy around the world.
AIPAC: Netanyahu’s Silent Partner
Why the pro-Israel lobby has been unusually quiet about the bitter diplomatic row between Washington and Jerusalem.
Giuliani, Cruz Criticize Obama Over Islamic Extremism Remarks
“I do not believe the president loves America,” Politico quotes Giuliani as saying Wednesday.
Lawyers for Accused Boston Marathon Bomber Appeal Again For Trial to Be Moved
Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev argue an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the attack.
The UEFA Champions League Is a Cure for Sport’s Winter Doldrums
The tournament features Europe's best players.
The Rise and Fall of Silk Road, the Dark Web's Amazon
Libertarian surfer dude Ross Ulbricht built his cyber drug cartel, Silk Road, on a belief in free markets and Internet privacy. Now he’s in prison for a very long time.
Key Moments in the Life of Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht
How a tech-savvy young man from Austin developed the Amazon of the Dark Web.
Mourning the Man Shot by Police in Pasco
Police in Washington state killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes after he threw rocks at them. His wife is seeking $25 million.
The World According to Jeb Bush
Bush offered few answers in his first foreign policy speech of the undeclared presidential campaign.
Jeb Bush and the Revolving Door of Foreign Policy Wonks
The ex-Florida governor didn’t go far outside his comfort zone for his foreign policy cadre.
U.S. Accuses Israel of Inaccurate Leaks on Iran Talks
The accusation intensified tensions before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's contentious March visit to Washington.
Obama Names Interim Chief Joseph Clancy to Lead Secret Service
Clancy, a 27-year Secret Service veteran and trusted insider, takes over a troubled agency as its permanent chief.
The Debate Over an Autism Cure Turns Hostile
One activist's search for a cure for his autism is drawing a violent backlash.
More Arctic Temperatures in Store For Eastern U.S.
Forecasters warned of the worst cold in two decades from another arctic front this week.
The Fine Line Between Anti-Islamism and Islamophobia
Hating minority groups like Muslims is alien to America’s culture of tolerance.
Arson Suspect Charged in Houston Islamic Center Fire
The suspect, a homeless man, claims the fire was an “accident.”
A Texas Judge May Save Republicans From Themselves
His ruling means the Homeland Security department may not shut down—for a while.
Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Immigration Deportation Plan
The move adds a new wrinkle to a debate already raging in the new, Republican-led U.S. Congress.
Record-Breaking Cold Grips Eastern United States
States of emergency were declared in North Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia,Kentucky, as well as in Washington, D.C.
Brian Williams: Bald Lies or False Memories?
Research shows the disgraced anchor may genuinely believe his tall tale.
FBI Investigates Vandalization of Islamic School
The Rhode Island school has 160 students ranging from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade.
Congress Should Set Limits on Obama’s ISIS War
To avoid mission creep, war authorization should come with strict conditions.