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Team USA Given Ticker-Tape Parade, Keys to NYC
After the team's dream run in Canada, The US Women's National Team had a ticker-tape parade in lower Manhattan with a ceremony honoring them with keys to the city.
Hillary Clinton's Handling of 1975 Rape Case Emerges Again
Hillary Clinton’s successful 1975 legal defense of an accused rapist has surfaced again with the victim, angered over a tape of Clinton chuckling over her courtroom tactics in the case, lashing out at the potential Democratic presidential candidate. “Hillary Clinton took me through hell,” the...
Occupy Protests Across the Country Take Toll on City Budgets
It's unclear what the Occupy protests have accomplished, but police have received a bonanza of overtime, making up a large part of at least $10.3 million in costs incurred by nine cities since the protesters began gathering near Wall Street two months ago. Occupy Wall Street catalyzed dozens, if
177 Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested
New York City activists, angry at having been evicted from their encampment, began a "Day of Action" Thursday in an attempt to disrupt the New York Stock Exchange and transit in the city. Police arrested about 177 Occupy Wall Street protesters by the end of the day for actions like obstructing
Bloomberg Champions Moderates in Year of Extremes
The energized right wing, with its Tea Partiers and conservative candidates, have challenged -- and defeated -- moderate Republicans in primaries nationwide. But that doesn't mean all disgruntled Americans have gone to the Tea Party. The fastest-growing political party in the United States is no
Fenced In: Agenda on Pause as Politics Roil Both Parties
Since you apparently can run security at the White House to discourage crashers ... can you build a bulwark against a flood in western Pennsylvania? Can you build a fence that keeps the first lady away from tough questioning? Can you wall off financial reform from the rest of the political ...
Forward March: New villains in old story, but Dems face own distractions
The health care push lingered long enough to get Democrats something new: some villains to color the story.
SNEAK PEEK: Obama Admits Mistakes
In reflecting on the results of Tuesday's primaries in Ohio and Texas, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., admitted in an exclusive interview with ABC News that his campaign has made some mistakes and that his task now is to answer the charges being leveled at him and to remind voters of why he got into the
THE NOTE: Off Message
Such is the state of affairs in the Republican primary that we will look to a talking snowman Wednesday night to impose some order on the GOP field. OK, so the snowman may not make an appearance -- but we can be pretty sure that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., will once again be the dominant