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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate aide says the Obama administration has halted military aid to Egypt.
Scientists from the world's premier climate-change research panel are preparing to once again promise the world that they believe—in fact, they're really pretty sure—that human beings are causing global warming.
Iran on Tuesday said its new president may eliminate a conservative national-security body's role in representing the country in multilateral negotiations over Tehran's contested atomic activities, Reuters reported.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sen. Lamar Alexander's efforts to ward off a primary challenge from the right fell short Tuesday with Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr's announcement that he will mount a tea party challenge for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.
The document drip in the IRS probe continued on Tuesday, with top congressional Democrats releasing new information that they said definitively shows the tax agency applied heightened scrutiny to both progressive and conservative groups.
In his last speech to the United States Senate, future short-lived President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis, D-Miss., held up the honor of secession. "This is done, not in hostility to others; not to injure any section of the country, not even for our own pecuniary benefit," Davis declared in January 1861, "but from the high and solemn motive of defending and protecting the rights we inherited, and which it is our duty to transmit unshorn to our children."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State Rep. Joe Carr says he'll challenge incumbent Lamar Alexander for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate next year.
Welfare programs pay more than minimum wage in 35 states.
U.S. intelligence officials are looking into fresh chemical-strike reports emerging from civil-war-torn Syria, among them an August incident said to have taken place northeast of Damascus, insiders told Foreign Policy magazine for a Monday report.
Recent improvements in inter-Korean ties have led to optimism in Seoul about prospects for resuming long-paralyzed regional negotiations over North Korean denuclearization, the Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing an anonymous government official.