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Two things soared big time during President Barack Obama's first term: the national debt and the stock market.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from a jilted woman who was convicted under an anti-terrorism law for spreading deadly chemicals around the home of her husband's mistress.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether a former Detroit police officer convicted of killing his girlfriend should get a retrial.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — No joke.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kelly Clarkson is a multiple nominee at next month's Grammy Awards, but what she's really excited about is another event where she'll be joined by Beyonce, Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Mana, Usher and Brad Paisley.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unprecedented move, President Barack Obama's vaunted political organization is being turned into a nonprofit group — funded in part by corporate money — to mobilize support behind the president's second-term agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants the nation's mayors to pressure members of Congress to support President Barack Obama's gun violence proposals and take their cue from the hardball tactics often used by the gun lobby.
LONDON (AP) — As international military operations continued in Algeria and Mali, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged NATO Friday to be more innovative and flexible so it can keep "relentless pressure" on al-Qaida and be able to respond to a broad range of security threats in the future.
With more than 200 years of history, it's no surprise inaugurations leave behind their share of trivia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the middle of a bitter fight over a Republican president's nominee for defense secretary, a former White House occupant pleaded with senators to give the president his choice for the Pentagon job.