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ISIS calls for attacks in US, allies' home soil

Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against them.

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Virginia House Speaker blocks approval of Democratic appointments

Republican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell says he's blocking the appointments of three recently resigned Democratic state lawmakers who took new jobs in state government.

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Alliance 'not structured' for new ISIS threat

Just hours after an ISIS spokesman called on the group's foreign fighters to carry out attacks on coalition countries led by the United States in the battle against the terrorist group, a…

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Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at UN

The world comes to New York this week, accompanied by baggage full of crises. It's the 69th annual United Nations General Assembly special debate, and it has not been a peaceful year.

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Clinton baby watch upstages celebrities

The guest who was perhaps most anticipated at Sunday's star-studded Clinton Global Initiative awards ceremony was a no-show.

Chelsea Clinton

Kerry: New York climate summit to set agenda

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened a week of climate change talks in New York on Monday, saying he's hopeful the discussions will set the tone for upcoming negotiations on an…

John Kerry

White House security beefed up after 2 incidents

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is apparently suffering from PTSD, jumped…

White House fence jumper

Bill Clinton drops grandchild due date hint

Nine months could be winding down to the last nine days.

In an interview that aired Sunday, former President Bill Clinton gave the closest clue yet as to when to expect the former first family's…

Chelsea Clinton

Blair: West must fight ISIS, its ideology

When Tony Blair heard British aid worker David Haines mention the former prime minister prior to his beheading, it strengthened his resolve to fight ISIS, he said Sunday.

Tony Blair

Efforts underway to change GOP on gay marriage

Gay conservatives are undertaking the most coordinated effort yet to change the Republican Party's position on same-sex marriage. Their approach: one state and one Republican activist at a time.

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Hillary Clinton's fall to-do list

Hillary Clinton is set to hobnob with world leaders and the biggest names in business, politics, academia and philanthropy -- not to mention celebrities -- at the Clinton Global Initiative in…

Hillary Clinton greets crowd

New Zealand's National Party takes election

New Zealand's center-right National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, won Saturday's general election with 48% of the vote, according to a complete preliminary count.

It was followed by the…

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Ron Paul blasts war with ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul said this week that he would vote in favor of going to war with ISIS, but his father, former Rep. Ron Paul, made it clear Friday night that he sharply opposes further U.S.…

Ron Paul

Opponents try to oust GOP senator without Dem. candidate

The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week to get his name off the ballot. And he won.

Biden lauds infamous senator

At a women's leadership event, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday briefly praised a senator notoriously known for resigning amid sexual harassment allegations.

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Democrats making hard sell to women

Democrats were making an election-year pitch to women on Friday, mindful of their past advantage among the voting bloc and hoping to convince enough women to cast ballots for their candidates…

Hillary Clinton

Man jumps White House fence, gets into building

A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN.

Part of…

White House evacuated

Judicial selections break new ground in western Virginia

Former Delegate Onzlee Ware will become the first African American to serve as Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judge in western Virginia.  If Elizabeth Dillon is confirmed for the federal…

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Congress dodges ISIS bill on its way out

The smell of exhaust from idling cars fills up the Capitol parking lot. Congressional aides have their engines revved -- ready to whisk their bosses to train stations and airports as soon as…

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Chelsea Clinton baby watch: What we know

Here's what we do know about next week: Bill and Hillary Clinton will kick off the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on September 21.

Here's what we don't know: will…

Chelsea Clinton
ISIS militants and tank

ISIS calls for attacks in US, allies' home soil

Virginia State Capitol

Virginia House Speaker blocks approval of...

ISIS soldiers

Alliance 'not structured' for new ISIS threat

United Nations

Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at UN

Chelsea Clinton

Clinton baby watch upstages celebrities

John Kerry

Kerry: New York climate summit to set agenda

White House fence jumper

White House security beefed up after 2 incidents

Chelsea Clinton

Bill Clinton drops grandchild due date hint

Tony Blair

Blair: West must fight ISIS, its ideology

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

Efforts underway to change GOP on gay marriage

Hillary Clinton greets crowd

Hillary Clinton's fall to-do list

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New Zealand's National Party takes election

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Ron Paul blasts war with ISIS

Opponents try to oust GOP senator without Dem....

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Biden lauds infamous senator

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Democrats making hard sell to women

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Man jumps White House fence, gets into building

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Judicial selections break new ground in western...

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Congress dodges ISIS bill on its way out

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton baby watch: What we know

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