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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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Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

More than 151 years after his heroic service at Gettysburg during the Civil War, 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously, the…

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

First-week sales of Paul Ryan's book slow

Rep. Paul Ryan's first solo book sold 6,266 copies in its first week of publication, according to Nielsen Bookscan data provided to CNN by a publisher.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers.

Bill and Melinda Gates

Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy…

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state police said.

Vermont State Police said…

Obama, 8-26-2014

Obama announces new efforts for vets

President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad…

Obama discusses Syria, Situation Room

Signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House insists.

More and more, though, the…

Phoenix VA Medical Center

Scathing report slams veterans' care

A lengthy report on wait times at VA health care facilities in Phoenix found that 28 veterans had "clinically significant delays" in care, and six of them…

Burning of the White House

UK sorry for marking 200 years since WH burned

Who knew the War of 1812 could inflame passions in the age of Twitter? The British Embassy in Washington has apologized after tweeting a photo marking the…

Rick Perry

Democratic operative joins Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a…

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

French government dissolved amid turmoil

The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers.

James Foley

UK close to identifying James Foley's killer

British officials "are close" to identifying the ISIS militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, according to Britain's ambassador to the United…

Al Sharpton

Calls to not let Michael Brown 'moment' pass

One day before thousands are expected to gather for the funeral of Michael Brown, political and civil rights leaders don't appear ready to let the moment pass.

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Clinton ignores questions on Ferguson

Hillary Clinton, who has yet to comment about the protests over the death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, ignored questions about the…

Obama urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

As vacation winds down, Obama faces calls for stronger leadership on ISIS

On President Barack Obama's last day of a troubled vacation, politicians criticized his leadership and called for action in the growing threat of terrorist…

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Gingrich: What would Reagan do?

Instead of criticizing President Barack Obama's lack of an effective national security policy as the terrorist threat of ISIS grows in Syria and Iraq, it…

Can the U.S. afford another $3 trillion war?

After piling up trillions of dollars of war debt during the last decade, America seemed to be on the brink of a new era -- ready to shut off the…

Bergen: When Americans leave for jihad

Douglas McAuthur McCain grew up in the Minneapolis area. Aged 33, he died more than 6,000 miles to the east of his birthplace, fighting in Syria for ISIS, the…

Opinion: Libya pays price for Mideast divide

A New York Times article has reported that the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have launched airstrikes in Libya against militias, without coordinating with…

McIntyre: Blame Burger King deal on Congress

Americans are rightly angry that Burger King plans to use its merger with the Canadian doughnut and coffee chain Tim Hortons to claim Canadian citizenship,…

Yang: Tech industry needs this secret weapon

A few decades ago, I remember grousing to a college friend that as an Asian American male, everyone I met assumed I was studying some kind of science or…

Opinion: Kids on fast track to possible death

In his epic "Letter from the Birmingham Jail," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that "justice too long delayed is justice denied."

But now that the…

Clark: ISIS is forcing a 'moment of truth'

America was rightly shocked by the brutal, videotaped murder of American journalist James Foley.

But we should not have been surprised. The Islamic State, as…

Ghitis: What U.S. foes do with Ferguson

America's painful struggle with racism has often brought great satisfaction to the country's rivals, critics, and foes. The killing of Michael Brown by a…

Bark: The biggest surprise at the Emmys

Maybe it was just a case of delaying the inevitable during Monday's 66th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony.

Having showered an array of major nominations on…

Ford: How U.S. can help Syria drive out ISIS

American officials are pondering whether to strike ISIS elements in Syria to better contain the group's fearsome power, following its horrific execution of…

LZ: Can peace come to Ferguson?

The lines to get a seat inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church started forming before 8 a.m. By then the sun was already high and the air thick.


Martin: How I overcame depression

Monday night's tribute to Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards was moving and powerful and funny, like the man himself.

When I first heard the news about Williams…

Perry: Can cops avoid shooting mentally ill?

In the past two weeks, police have killed at least four people with psychiatric disabilities, each of whom had a weapon. Most recently, police in St. Louis…

No end in sight to French political turmoil

When France's Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted in French daily newspaper Le Monde over the weekend attacking the economic policies of his very own…

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Peter Theo Curtis

American freed from Syria speaks

American Peter Theo Curtis thanks those who helped free him after two years of captivity in Syria.

Death Row Jesus ad campaign

'Death Row Jesus' ads hit airwaves

A new ad campaign hitting several U.S. cities may make you look twice. It's called "Death Row Jesus."

Douglas McArthur McCain ISIS fighter

American dies fighting for ISIS

A 33-year-old San Diego native is killed fighting for the militant group ISIS in the Middle East.

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