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State Supreme Court to take on voter ID issue

After two previous refusals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court says it will hear arguments on two Wisconsin voter identification cases.

Request made for Capitol Christmas tree ornaments

Gov. Scott Walker has put out the call for ornaments to decorate the Capitol Christmas tree this year.

Impact of governor's tax cut depends on school district

School districts in Dane County say they don't yet know how a property tax proposal will affect taxpayers. But one group is doing some preliminary math, and…

Scott Walker

Governor to head to fundraisers in Seattle, NYC

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month.

Walker slips when referring to federal politics

Gov. Scott Walker quickly caught himself with a laugh when telling reporters he was not "yet" involved with politics at the federal level.

Capitol police issue 25 no-permit citations to 22 singers

Twenty-five no-permit citations were issued Wednesday to 22 people following a tense standoff between Capitol police and protesters.

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Obama family serves Thanksgiving dinner to homeless and vets

President Barack Obama, joined by the entire first family, on Wednesday began the Thanksgiving holiday by serving dinner to the local homeless population and…

Will Smith at Concussion premiere

Mr. (Will) Smith goes to Washington?

His new blockbuster doesn't come out until Christmas Day, but Will Smith is already looking past it.

This frenzied campaign season has so "incensed" the movie…

Obama Nov 25 speech

Obama: No 'specific and credible threat' to U.S.

Ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. government is "taking every possible step" to keep the country safe, President Barack Obama said Wednesday,…

Donald Trump

Trump: 100 black leaders' endorsements coming

Donald Trump's campaign says he'll pick up endorsement from African-American pastors and evangelical leaders Monday.

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Marines to spend $225M on amphibious vehicles

The U.S. Marine Corps is spending $225 million as it takes another stab at replacing its aging fleet of amphibious assault vehicles.

The Marine Corps on…

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Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing market

Britain's decision to levy a higher rate of tax on investors in its red hot housing market will be welcomed by many.

Justin Trudeau

Canada: We'll resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Justin Trudeau's newly elected government has confirmed it will resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada within three months, giving top priority to those…


Ben Carson: the most misunderstood candidate?

By Ben Carson's telling, he may be the most misunderstood candidate in the 2016 presidential race.

The retired pediatric neurosurgeon has shrugged off a series…

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Ex-official: U.S. leadership needed in Syria

The Turkish downing of a Russian jet near the border with Syria on Tuesday underscores the need for increased American leadership in the Syrian war, according…

Francoise Hollande

Obama: We are all French now

It might be America's oldest alliance, but it has rarely looked more vibrant.

French President François Hollande and U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday…

Turkey shoots down Russian jet

Turkish downing of Russian jet tests 2016 candidates

The Turkish downing of a Russian jet on Tuesday injected even more national security intensity into the 2016 presidential race ---and GOP candidates were…

Chris Martin Obama

Obama sings on Coldplay's next album

Coldplay is set to give an amateur crooner from Washington, D.C., his big break.

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Trump faces challenge on NH eligibility

A complaint alleging Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is not eligible to be on the New Hampshire primary ballot was dismissed Tuesday.


Janet Yellen head of Fed

Congress wants billions from Fed's piggy bank

Congress wants to pull billions out of the Federal Reserve.

Bernie Sanders

Sanders won't tell union super PAC to stop

Bernie Sanders declined to disavow a super PAC spending money on his behalf in an interview with CNN on Monday and contradicted a statement his campaign made…

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Opinion: What whites don't know about racism

There's an old saying that it's hard to know what you don't know, the premise being that when you're ignorant about something, you aren't likely to realize…

Hewitt: Voters seek security in scary world

"Is it all about Donald Trump?" I asked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on the morning of Thanksgiving Eve.

"It is about leadership skills," the former…

Opinion: Hollande is a man on a mission

France is America's oldest ally. It has also gained a reputation as America's most difficult ally.

Yet after French President François Hollande and U.S.…

Bennett: Einstein's mark on the universe

It has been exactly 100 years since Albert Einstein presented his theory of general relativity to an audience of scientists on November 25, 1915. While…

Opinion: Hold state-run Arab media to account

In the days following the Paris attacks, some news outlets seemed intent on helping ISIS' propaganda efforts.

"Terrorism is an American product," blared one…

Rogers: ISIS more dangerous than al Qaeda

Since the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, much has come to light about who carried them out and where did they came from. We also learned on Tuesday from…

Opinion: Those who have least dream the most

Is it surprising that those of us who start with the least dream the most?

As a 2-year-old girl living in Mexico, my dream was simple: to be reunited with my…

Eric Liu: An America that's more than white

Post-racial? Not quite. And maybe that's all right.

In a new CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation poll, the number of Americans who say racism is a big problem has…

The cowardice of Chicago officials

It took officials 400 days to charge Jason Van Dyke in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. 400 days.

How does a leader, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, justify…

Opinion: Can we avoid climate apocalypse?

It's probably the most important number you've never heard of: 2 degrees Celsius.

That's when climate change starts to get especially dangerous. Nearly every…

Opinion: Assad only winner as Russia jet downed

What a difference 12 hours can make. Just as the Syria peace negotiations in Vienna were moving ahead, news came that the Turkish air force had downed a…

Why Adele speaks to you

As you read this, the numbers cited below are changing at such a spectacular rate that the recording industry is pinching itself to see if it's dreaming ...…

Miller: 10 tips for the age of terrorism

Nobody ever said life would be easy. On Monday, the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert, citing threats from groups such as ISIS, al Qaeda…

How is this not World War III?

Turkish forces shot down a Russian plane near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday, dangerously escalating a conflict that is expanding ever more rapidly and…

Beating ISIS will take an army -- and a goal

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, France ratcheted up its bombing campaign against ISIS in Syria, and British Prime Minister David Cameron wants…

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Argentine president-elect dances after runoff win

Argentine president-elect Mauricio Macri couldn't help himself when he won he defeated Daniel Scioli in a runoff election. He just had to dance.

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Protester describes violent confrontation at Trump event

The Black Lives Matter activist who protested at Donald Trump's campaign rally on Saturday said the half-dozen white attendees who shoved, tackled, punched and…

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