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Politics Jul 13What does Scott Walker believe? Where the candidate stands on 10 issues
He is Colorado-born, Iowa-taught (until age 10) and Wisconsin-made. Scott Walker did not graduate from college but he started winning elections at age 26 and has not lost since. Here's where Walker stands on 10 key issues.
Politics May 05What does Mike Huckabee believe? Where the candidate stands on 10 issues
Mike Huckabee is a religious leader, talk show host, book tour veteran, bass guitarist and was one of the longest-serving governors in Arkansas’ history. He broke 13 years of Democratic rule in his state and broke Mitt Romney’s heart by…
Nation Feb 24Video: Sesame Street’s nod to Netflix series ‘House of Cards’
Kevin Spacey, step back. There's a new wolf in town. His name is Frank Underwolf, and he's ready to take on "pork."…
World Dec 01Can teaching Kenyan girls to save money also save them from HIV?
For adolescent girls in Kenya, poverty increases the likelihood of sexual exploitation. When older men take advantage of a girl's need for food, medicine and school fees by demanding sexual favors, it can have long-lasting consequences, like HIV/AIDS, the second…
Health Sep 30CDC’s Frieden confirms first U.S. case of Ebola is in Dallas
The first ever case of Ebola in the U.S. has been diagnosed in Dallas.
Nation Jun 05After internal probe on ignition switch recall, GM CEO fires 15
General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced Thursday that she fired 15 people for actions involving flawed ignition switches in GM automobiles that caused at least 13 deaths.
Arts May 28Maya Angelou, renaissance woman, dies at 86
Renaissance woman and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86.
World May 26Pope completes spiritual pilgrimage in Holy Land calling for unity and peace
While the pope's spokesman said that Francis had "no political agenda or proposals to make" during his trip to Israel, Francis' presence in the Holy Land, in Palestinian territory and Jerusalem, was filled with political implications.
World May 22Thai military takes over government, announces curfews and censors media
Thai politicians gathered in a military facility Thursday for face-to-face talks to resolve differences between political rivals and to end violent protests, only to be surrounded by military and prohibited from leaving the building.
World May 20Should Thai military’s order for martial law be considered a ‘coup d’etat’?
After six months of anti-government protests in Thailand, the dismissal of the prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and nine cabinet members from office, plus repeated warnings from Thailand's army chief, the Thai military declared martial law Tuesday.