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3 sex-spread diseases hit another record high, CDC says
Infections from three sexually spread diseases have hit another record high. [ No Comments ]

Democrats shift funds to Senate, House races with Clinton confident of victory
Hillary Clinton will enter Wednesday night’s final presidential debate with Democrats having already declared victory in the Nov. 8 election, and analysts say her biggest task in the high-stakes showdown is to avoid any unforced errors against Republican Donald Trump and try to “run out the clock” over the next three weeks. [ 1 Comment ]

WikiLeaks Exposes Hillary Clinton Speeches to Goldman Sachs She Wanted to Keep Private
During the primary campaign and now well into general election season, Hillary Clinton has tried to keep paid speeches to the global investment banking company Goldman Sachs under wraps. She was paid $675,000 for three off-the-record discussions in 2013. Her main primary opponent Bernie Sanders and now Republican nominee Donald Trump have charged that she did not want what she said to one of the world's richest, most influential banks to get to voters. [ No Comments ]

Local GOP office in North Carolina firebombed
A GOP office in Hillsborough, North Carolina, was firebombed overnight, with a swastika and the words "Nazi Republicans get out of town or else" spray painted on an adjacent building, according to local officials. [ 1 Comment ]

Several states square off with Homeland on Real ID law
The Department of Homeland Security this week rejected requests to extend the amount of time five states have to develop identification cards compliant with the Real ID Act, upping the incentive for states to fall in line with the federal proof-of-identity law. [ No Comments ]

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The risk of a US recession next year is rising fast. The Federal Reserve has no margin for error.

An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday, below the audience for their first encounter but the third-largest total ever recorded.

Federal prosecutors said Thursday that a former contractor for the National Security Agency stole a 'breathtaking' amount of classified information over a period of 20 years -- the largest data heist the United States has ever seen.

Christian leader and psychologist Dr. James Dobson is calling on Christians to protest a California law that requires pro-life centers to tell their patients about abortion.

On its 'no toss ups' map accessed Thursday, Real Clear Politics has the Clinton campaign winning if the election were held today, with the Democratic hopeful securing 333 electoral points to Trump's 205.

The pundits and the press largely portrayed it as a horrible mistake when Republican candidate Donald Trump declined to say if he would accept the outcome of the presidential election, which he said Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton has 'rigged.'

One of the reforms designed to rein in the surveillance authorities of the National Security Agency has perhaps inadvertently solved a technical problem for the spy outfit and granted it potential access to much more data than before, a former top official told ABC News.

One in four young Americans are so dissatisfied by US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that they would rather a meteor destroy Earth than have either of them in the White House.

Democratic Party nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton defended the legalization of aborting babies up until the moment of delivery in the third presidential debate.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump mostly danced around questions on how to reduce the national debt, as Clinton reasserted a pledge not to add a penny to the debt, and Trump promised massive economic growth to lower the debt.

Longtime Clinton loyalist and Democratic operative James Carville put forth that there is likely to be 'fraud' on Election Day.

Donald Trump's allies struggled late Wednesday to defend his refusal at the final presidential debate to say he will honor the results of the November election should he lose, with condemnation arriving from both Republicans and Democrats alike.

No craftsman likes doing his work while the customer looks over his shoulder. Plumbers hate it, electricians hate it, even the pool guy hates it. This truism goes double for the scribblers in the press corps, who would prefer that their methodology remain mysterious--especially the half-dozen Washington journalists who have been humbled this past week by the revelations in the hacked John Podesta emails released by WikiLeaks.

As a pastor, Gary Smith has been guiding people in their Christian faiths for 30 years. Smith also trains people to shoot would-be attackers with a handgun -- and he doesn't see any conflict with these two roles.

Donald Trump is flirting with electoral disaster. Based on the polling, there was a best and worst case scenario for Trump in the race against Hillary Clinton. Trump was competitive in battleground states like Ohio and Florida, with the potential of putting Pennsylvania in play, but he was underperforming in characteristically Republican states like Arizona, Georgia and Utah.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Hillary Clinton's campaign are directing and paying instigators to stir up trouble at Donald Trump's events, a new video by Project Veritas Action reveals.

A conservative think tank's new scorecard of lawmakers' votes on key national security issues gives 100 percent scores to 19 Republican senators, ten of whom are up for re-election in November.

One day after he unveiled a new ethics plan, Donald Trump added one more potential reform to his wish list: A Constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of Congress.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation rescued nearly 100 exploited children and arrested more than 200 for their exploitation in what has become an annual international effort to focus on sex trafficking.

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered the IRS to resolve pending applications for tax-exempt status from conservative groups that had been subjected to improper scrutiny.

Arrests of migrants who illegally crossed the Southwest border jumped 23% in the past year, according to Homeland Security figures released Monday.

A top official at the State Department repeatedly sought to have the FBI back down on classifying the contents of an email from Hillary Clinton's private email server, documents released Monday revealed.

Hillary Clinton's latest contribution to fellow Democrats who are fighting to win Senate, House and gubernatorial elections: nearly $10 million. The value of having a Democrat-controlled Congress to partner with in 2017 if she wins the presidency: priceless.

The US Navy officially welcomed its largest and most technologically advanced destroyer to the fleet Saturday as the USS Zumwalt was commissioned in Baltimore.

A bitter struggle between an innovative Silicon Valley software inventor and the Army has shifted from the raging battlefields of Afghanistan to a sedate federal claims court in Washington.

Network news broadcasts, watched by an average of 22 to 24 million Americans each night, devoted less than a minute of coverage to the latest WikiLeaks revelations on Oct. 13 compared to 23 minutes on the unsubstantiated allegations of unwanted sexual advances lodged by four women against GOP candidate Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton's aides and supporters expressed concern about public perception of the Clinton family's charitable enterprise, with one left-leaning pundit writing that Clinton seemed unaware of the 'danger' of her 'money problem,' according to purported emails disclosed by Wikileaks on Sunday.

Donald Trump's campaign announced Saturday that it is cutting ties with the Republican Party chairman in the critical battleground state of Ohio less than a month before the election.

Donald Trump will broaden his attack against the media to hit globalism and the Clinton Foundation by charging that Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is part of a biased coalition working in collusion with the Clinton campaign and its supporters to generate news reports of decades-old allegations from several women.

A growing number of people in Obamacare are finding out their health insurance plans will disappear from the program next year, forcing them to find new coverage even as options shrink and prices rise.