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Jihadists cheer, suggest responsibility for Navy Yard shooting that killed 13

Several online jihadists suggested Islamists were behind the deadly shooting at the Navy Yard as federal and local police investigated the motive... Read more

Navy Secretary Mabus, after visiting hospitalized victims, says service suffered ‘horrific blow’

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus said the service is reeling from the mass shooting earlier this morning.

“The Navy ... Read more

Obama: Navy Yard shooting ‘cowardly’

President Obama said the shooting deaths at the Washington Navy Yard Monday were a tragedy and the victims were “patriots.”

“We are... Read more

Emails show IRS’ Lois Lerner specifically targeted tea party

Newly released emails show that Lois G. Lerner, the woman at the center of the IRS scandal over special scrutiny of conservative groups'... Read more

Obama vows fight on voting rights

President Obama told a gathering of civil rights leaders at the White House on Monday that his administration is committed to restoring legal... Read more

Govt. pays millions in benefits to dead farmers

The federal government is still paying out millions of dollars a year in subsidies to dead farmers, according to a new government audit released... Read more

White House: Illegal immigrants key to rural economy

The White House warned Monday that U.S. farmers could experience a shortage of workers if the administration were to begin enforcing immigration... Read more

Amid Mideast revolt, a chance for Israeli-Palestinian peace

As Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met at a State Department dinner Monday night for their first direct talks in more than three years, some... Read more

Keystone pipeline supporters slam Obama's skeptical comments on economic impact

TransCanada, the company proposing the 1,600-mile Keystone XL pipeline, and officials in the U.S. and Canada reacted furiously Monday to skeptical... Read more