BOSTON - The search for the Boston Marathon bombers ended Friday to the sound of flash-bang grenades and neighborhood cheers as the second of two Chechen brothers was cornered, captured and taken away in an ambulance.
WASHINGTON - To the ranks of civil-rights and anti-war activists who've marched on Washington, get ready to add white-frocked scientists.
WASHINGTON - In the three weeks since President Obama's re-election victory, his most ardent foes - nearly 1 million people from all 50 states - have signed online petitions to take their opposition to the extreme: seceding from the United States.
WASHINGTON - As Republicans gather in Florida this week to crown their White House nominee and plan their fall campaign, they are defining their party for the first time freely clear of the Bush era.
WASHINGTON - When it comes to illegal immigration, Republican
presidential candidates are talking like it's 1999.
WASHINGTON - House Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn has
emerged as the defender of the poor and elderly on the
deficit-reduction panel weighing deep spending cuts against a
ticking clock, balking at a plan by other Democrats on the
"supercommittee" because, he says, it trims Medicare …
WASHINGTON - Hours after convening the first working meeting of
Congress' "supercommittee" Tuesday, committee co-chair Sen. Patty
Murray of Washington state had another engagement: She hosted a
$1,000-per-ticket fundraiser at the fall reception of the
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee…
WASHINGTON - Even as Sen. Jim DeMint emerges from the elections
with widespread recognition as leader of a resurgent conservative
force in Congress, he faces criticism that the millions he spent on
hard-right candidates cost Republicans control of the Senate.