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Group asks Gov. to veto 'warning shot' bill

A bill allowing a person to fire a warning shot at an attacker without penalty is waiting for Gov. Rick Scott's signature, but a group that protects First Amendment rights is asking Scott to veto the measure.

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2014 midterms: What's at stake

Their approval rating is horrendous. They rarely get along or get anything done. So here's your chance to do something about it.

With the entire House of Representatives and more than a third of the Senate up for election in November, there's a lot at...

Chelsea Clinton

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Will Chelsea Clinton go into the family business?

Chelsea Clinton is once again keeping the door open to a possible run for office in the future.

Aung San Suu Kyi, Obama


Has Aung San Suu Kyi lost her voice?

Having endured nearly 15 years of house arrest with grace and courage, Aung San Suu Kyi has earned a reputation throughout the world as a political superstar of rare moral stature.

But for some, mostly from outside the country but also from within, t...

Bo, Sunny Obama

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First lady, dogs visit military families

First Lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in tow.

A group of children and their parents were decorating Easter cards for the upcoming holi...

Chris Christie


Christie's interview with investigators

The first news report linking his top aides to an alleged political payback scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge made Chris Christie "sick to his stomach," the New Jersey governor told investigators, according to a new memo first obt...

Alison Ernst Clinton shoe thrower

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Woman faces federal charges in Clinton shoe incident

An Arizona woman now faces federal charges for allegedly throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton.

NSA, National Security Agency HQ, Fort Meade, Md

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Stories about NSA surveillance win Pulitzers

Two news organizations' stories about National Security Agency surveillance, based upon documents leaked by Edward Snowden, have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service, often described as the highest prize in American journalism.

Man smokes e-cig

REUTERS/Mike Segar

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

A dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively (promote) their products by using techniques and venues that appeal to youth" and should be strictly regulated like the non-electronic versions.

Bilers rally at State Capitol

Motorcyclists rally for safety at Capitol

The roar of nearly 100 motorcycles pierced the quiet at the State Capitol on Monday as the Legislative session's most unusual, colorful and deadly serious lobbyists roared into Tallahassee.