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Who Is in Charge in Ferguson?

More than a week after Michael Brown was shot, the answer is still unclear.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 12:38pm

The Unlikely Battleground for Reproductive Rights: Alaska

On the heels of Alaska's Senate primary, Planned Parenthood's political arm has launched its largest digital ad buy of the cycle.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Watch George W. Bush Get a Bucket of Ice Water Dumped on His Head

For the ALS charity. Bill Clinton may be next.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 8:47am

Is Alaska's Senate Race Slipping Away From the GOP?

Thanks to a tougher-than-expected primary and a politically smart incumbent, Republicans are playing catch up in a key Senate battleground. But will the state's GOP lean ultimately lift them to victory? 

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:14am

The White House Must Now Respond to This Petition About Michael Brown’s Death

An online petition tallied more than 100,000 signatures Tuesday, a benchmark that requires a response.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:00am

Indictment Draws Attention as Rick Perry Seeks Second Chance in New Hampshire

Perry heads back to New Hampshire this week to try to show Republicans he's worth another look after a disastrous 2012 campaign.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:00am

Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream

Equal opportunity must and will remain the quintessential American ideal. The challenge is to live up to it.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 5:00am

This Is How Fragile Peace Is in Ferguson

The atmosphere in the St. Louis suburb turned from peaceful to tense early Wednesday morning when a bottle was thrown from a crowd of protesters at police.

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:18am

Twitter Is Struggling to Block Video of James Foley’s Death

The social-media network is again playing defense against ISIS—with mixed results.

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:08pm

These Are the Stories James Foley Risked His Life to Tell

James Foley, a journalist who disappeared in Syria nearly two years ago, has reportedly been murdered by members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 7:59pm