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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Air Force officials say they have a shortage of 700 fighter pilots, even as the U.S. battles in three air wars against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syria and Libya. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says she is looking for the authorization and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Illinois Republicans considered among the nation's most vulnerable congressional incumbents are breaking from their party and its outspoken presidential nominee, Donald Trump, to push laws that would include a path to citizenship for people living in the...
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) — Stephen Colbert, who capitalized on the political conventions with live airings of his late-night show, will do the same for the presidential and vice presidential debates. "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" will air live on CBS after the scheduled Sept...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — People hoping to send a note to President Barack Obama can now contact the White House using Facebook Messenger, just as they would communicate with their friends. The White House says Obama reads 10 letters every night and that they help keep him in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It's a question that goes to the core of democracy. Voting rights are in flux in the final months of Barack Obama's two terms as the first black president. Citing a need to combat fraud,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is highlighting concerns over laws against blasphemy and apostasy in some Muslim nations. The State Department said in its annual report on global religious freedom released Wednesday that such laws and poor or weak legal protections...
Dan Rather is slamming Donald Trump's comment Tuesday suggesting that "Second Amendment people" may be able to find a way to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from rolling back gun rights if she's elected. In a Tuesday Facebook post , the former CBS News anchor says the GOP...
Dan Rather is slamming Donald Trump's comment Tuesday suggesting that "Second Amendment people" may be able to find a way to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from rolling back gun rights if she's elected. In a Tuesday Facebook post , the former CBS News anchor says the GOP...
Here is a breakdown of the 76 detainees still held at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. —34 are cleared to be transferred to other countries. —32 are eligible for Periodic Review Board hearings to assess whether they are a threat to U.S. national security. —7...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of its last chances to tinker with the president's signature health care law, the Obama...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president has dismissed the chief of the federal police less than two weeks after the...
Kansas State's Bill Snyder let a slight chuckle when asked if playing a season opener at No. 8 Stanford was the...
Kansas State's Bill Snyder let a slight chuckle when asked if playing a season opener at No. 8 Stanford was the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the moments before reports of gunshots created a panic at the Los Angeles airport, police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday met President Barack Obama's goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian...