Charter Bus, FedEx Drivers In Fiery Crash Had Clean Driving Records

Charter Bus, FedEx Drivers In Fiery Crash Had Clean Driving Records

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and chart ...

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Firefighters Get Handle On Deadly Chilean Fires

Firefighters Get Handle On Deadly Chilean Fires

By Mauricio Weibel and Juan Garff SANTIAGO, Chile — Most of the fires that have devastated the centr ...

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‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In Sweep That Ensnared California Lawmaker

‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In Sweep That Ensnared California Lawmaker

By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — Chinatown figure Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded ...

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Iraq Empties Abu Ghraib Prison As Jihadists, Troops Clash

Iraq Empties Abu Ghraib Prison As Jihadists, Troops Clash

By Pol O Gradaigh and Kadhem Al-Attabi BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities have closed the notorious Abu Ghr ...

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Guantanamo Judge Investigates Claims Of FBI Misconduct In 9/11 Case

Guantanamo Judge Investigates Claims Of FBI Misconduct In 9/11 Case

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau FORT MEADE, Md. — The military judge in the Sept. 1 ...

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Charles Farthing, Doctor At Forefront Of AIDS Care, Dies At 60

Charles Farthing, Doctor At Forefront Of AIDS Care, Dies At 60

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the f ...

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Poll: Abbott Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Davis In Texas Gubernatorial Race

Poll: Abbott Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Davis In Texas Gubernatorial Race

By Jonathan Tilove, American-Statesman Staff AUSTIN, Texas — Attorney General Greg Abbott is holding ...

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Poll: Christie Regaining, But Clinton Trounces Entire GOP Field

Poll: Christie Regaining, But Clinton Trounces Entire GOP Field

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton isn’t only the strong fr ...

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‘We Endure,’ Joe Biden Says At Boston Marathon Memorial

‘We Endure,’ Joe Biden Says At Boston Marathon Memorial

  By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times BOSTON — A memorial for the anniversary of the Boston Mar ...

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Death Toll Hits 37 In Washington Landslide; Seven Remain Missing

Death Toll Hits 37 In Washington Landslide; Seven Remain Missing

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times A 37th body has been recovered from the debris of last month’s lan ...

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Ukraine Says It Has Reclaimed Airport Seized By Pro-Russia Separatists

Ukraine Says It Has Reclaimed Airport Seized By Pro-Russia Separatists

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — Ukrainian forces launched combat operations against p ...

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U.S.  Appeals Court Upholds Obama Administration Limits On Air Toxins

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Obama Administration Limits On Air Toxins

By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District ...

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‘Civil War’ Warning For Ukraine As Troops, Tanks Push East

IZYUM (Ukraine) (AFP) - Russia warned on Tuesday that Ukraine was on the brink of "civil war" after ...

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Man Charged With Capital Murder In Kansas Shooting Rampage

Man Charged With Capital Murder In Kansas Shooting Rampage

By Tony Rizzo, The Kansas City Star OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County prosecutors on Tuesday file ...

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Victims, Residents Reflect On Boston Marathon Tragedy

Victims, Residents Reflect On Boston Marathon Tragedy

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times BOSTON — One year after two pressure-cooker bombs tore through t ...

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93-Year-Old Mayor Didn’t Go Down Without A Fight

93-Year-Old Mayor Didn’t Go Down Without A Fight

By Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel APOPKA, Fla. — Apopka voters decided that it was finally time for ...

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Medicaid Expansion: Arkansas And Other States Cut Deals With Feds For Alternative Plans

Medicaid Expansion: Arkansas And Other States Cut Deals With Feds For Alternative Plans

By Michael Collins, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) WASHINGTON — If Gov. Bill Haslam is searc ...

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‘Solid Upturn’ In German Economy, But Ukraine Clouds Outlook

Frankfurt (AFP) - The German economy, Europe's biggest, is currently in the middle of a "solid uptur ...

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Mini-Sub To Dive Again After Aborting First MH370 Search

Mini-Sub To Dive Again After Aborting First MH370 Search

Perth (Australia) (AFP) - A mini-sub hunting missing Flight MH370 was set to sweep the Indian Ocean ...

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Gunmen Kidnap Jordan Envoy To Libya

Tripoli (AFP) - Masked gunmen kidnapped Jordan's ambassador to Libya as he rode to work in Tripoli o ...

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Prosecutors Conclude Gruelling Pistorius Cross-Examination

Prosecutors Conclude Gruelling Pistorius Cross-Examination

Pretoria (AFP) - The prosecution completed its cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius Tuesday, ending ...

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Ukraine ‘On The Brink Of Civil War’: Russian PM

Ukraine ‘On The Brink Of Civil War’: Russian PM

Moscow (AFP) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday said Ukraine was on the verge of ci ...

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Boston Remembers Marathon Bombing Victims, One Year On

Boston Remembers Marathon Bombing Victims, One Year On

Boston (AFP) - One year after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, the northeastern U.S. city on Tue ...

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Pro-Russia Police Help Foil Ukraine Crackdown In East

Pro-Russia Police Help Foil Ukraine Crackdown In East

By Sergei L. Loiko and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — Ukrainian police sympathetic to ...

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Proposed Site Of Sandy Hook Playground Sparks Debate

Proposed Site Of Sandy Hook Playground Sparks Debate

By Jenny Wilson, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — Environmentalists in West Haven, Conn., have ...

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Hurricane Forecasters Will Map Potential Storm Surge

Hurricane Forecasters Will Map Potential Storm Surge

By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters ...

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From Manhattan To Washington, American Indians Get Snookered

From Manhattan To Washington, American Indians Get Snookered

Twenty-four dollars. That, supposedly, was the price Governor Peter Minuit paid ...

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How We Devalued The ‘R-Word’

How We Devalued The ‘R-Word’

At the risk of angering somebody like MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, I sometimes ...

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Today In GOP Outreach: Congressman Tells Black Voter Civil Rights Act May Be Unconstitutional

Today In GOP Outreach: Congressman Tells Black Voter Civil Rights Act May Be Unconstitutional

U.S. Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL) became the latest Republican to spit on his ...

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Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Makes It Illegal To Establish A Minimum Wage

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Makes It Illegal To Establish A Minimum Wage

In a move that fits seamlessly into the GOP's War on the War on Poverty, Oklahom ...

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WATCH: Landrieu Calls Obama ‘Simply Wrong’ In New Ad

WATCH: Landrieu Calls Obama ‘Simply Wrong’ In New Ad

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the natio ...

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First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

After being sued by The Wall Street Journal, the government finally released its ...

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RNC Reaches Out To Women (Again)

RNC Reaches Out To Women (Again)

The Republican Party has a problem with women, and it knows it. President Obama ...

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TurboTax Maker Linked To ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

TurboTax Maker Linked To ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

by Liz Day, ProPublica. Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a s ...

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WATCH: Does John Boehner Have ‘Electile Dysfunction?’

WATCH: Does John Boehner Have ‘Electile Dysfunction?’

Does House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) suffer from "electile dysfunction?" That' ...

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…And This Is The Overkill News Network

…And This Is The Overkill News Network

Enough, already. Please, for the love of Cronkite: Give us a break from the miss ...

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Walmart On Welfare

Walmart On Welfare

Next time you drive past a Walmart, think about how much in taxes you pay to sub ...

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A Program Conservatives Should Love

A Program Conservatives Should Love

WASHINGTON -- We are at a point where we will soon have vicious ideological deba ...

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A Better Path To Prosperity

A Better Path To Prosperity

Washington politicos aren't quite right when they say that federal budget propos ...

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Obama Warns Republicans Suppressing Right To Vote

Obama Warns Republicans Suppressing Right To Vote

New York (AFP) - President Barack Obama warned Friday that Republicans were supp ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Machine Made: Tammany Hall And The Creation Of Modern American Politics’

Weekend Reader: ‘Machine Made: Tammany Hall And The Creation Of Modern American Politics’

Today the Weekend Reader presents Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of ...

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Photo Of The Day — April 12

Photo Of The Day — April 12

The Jefferson Memorial is seen across the Tidal Basin as Washington's famous che ...

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LBJ’s Civil Rights Act Irrevocably Changed U.S. Landscape

LBJ’s Civil Rights Act Irrevocably Changed U.S. Landscape

Last week, President Obama and civil rights luminaries went to the Lyndon B. Joh ...

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Poll Roundup: Shaheen Is In The Driver’s Seat

Poll Roundup: Shaheen Is In The Driver’s Seat

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will eme ...

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America Can Attain Full Employment With A Bold Approach To The Jobs Emergency

America Can Attain Full Employment With A Bold Approach To The Jobs Emergency

A new report from the Rediscovering Government Initiative lays out 15 ways the g ...

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LOL Of The Week: Middle-Class Conservatives Don’t Get That The Joke Is On Them

LOL Of The Week: Middle-Class Conservatives Don’t Get That The Joke Is On Them

Conservative pundits exploded on Thursday when CBS announced that Stephen Colber ...

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WATCH: Clinton Dodges Shoe; Fox News Says Bush Did It Better

WATCH: Clinton Dodges Shoe; Fox News Says Bush Did It Better

Hillary Clinton's speech to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conferen ...

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Latest Signal Not Missing Plane, Australia Says

Latest Signal Not Missing Plane, Australia Says

By Sid Astbury SYDNEY — The latest signal reported in the search for a missing M ...

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This Week In Crazy: ‘Super Gay Male Soldiers’ Are Killing Christians, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: ‘Super Gay Male Soldiers’ Are Killing Christians, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildes ...

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Disgraced GOP Rep. Seeks Counsel From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Gang

Disgraced GOP Rep. Seeks Counsel From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Gang

In his time of trouble, disgraced Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA) has turned to fel ...

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Report: NDN Shows Decline In Total Number Of Deportations During Obama Administration

Report: NDN Shows Decline In Total Number Of Deportations During Obama Administration

In 2012, a conservative group known as American Principles in Action ran an ad t ...

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What Newly Released Docs Tell Us About The IRS And How It Handles Dark Money Groups

What Newly Released Docs Tell Us About The IRS And How It Handles Dark Money Groups

by Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica. A GOP-led House committee voted W ...

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House Narrowly Passes Ryan Budget

House Narrowly Passes Ryan Budget

The House of Representatives passed Paul Ryan's controversial "Path to Prosperit ...

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LBJ’s Way

LBJ’s Way

WASHINGTON -- History offers a rough kind of justice. As the nation's current pr ...

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4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

They head the largest private oil company in the United States, rake in billions ...

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Georgia Republicans Take Another Step Towards Blowing A Senate Seat

Georgia Republicans Take Another Step Towards Blowing A Senate Seat

The Tea Party one-upmanship that has defined Georgia's Republican primary for U. ...

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