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  • POLITICS

    Legal troubles re-emerge for S.C.’s Sanford with ex-wife’s complaint

    Congressman Mark Sanford is bracing for a new round of legal trouble after his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford, asked a judge to order the South Carolina Republican to undergo mental evaluations and anger management classes.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Penn State suddenly has sights on poll position

    Two years after sanctions threatened to cripple the program, Penn State has an eye on a spot in the polls.

  • POLITICS

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

    Rep. Cory Gardner on Tuesday released the second of two ads touting his support for renewable energy and over-the-counter birth control pills, calling himself "a new kind of Republican" as he tries to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in a state that has become increasingly reluctant to elect members...

  • 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

    US family grieving over new beheading video

    A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.

  • BUSINESS - NATION / WORLD

    Russia investment fund hides US advisers' names

    A $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names of prominent U.S. and European executives on its international advisory board...

  • 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.

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