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Court rejects N.Y. school-worship case

December 06, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday refused to review the case of a New York church banned from conducting after-hours religious... More >>>

Dems to offer payroll tax-cut 'compromise'

December 06, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Democrats will offer a bill Monday to extend an expiring payroll-tax cut after prior Democratic and Republican... More >>>

President's strategist: Romney has no core

December 06, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist Sunday slammed Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, saying he... More >>>

Woman, 85, threatens suit over TSA search

December 06, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- An 85-year-old woman, alleging she was strip-searched at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, said she plans to sue the... More >>>

Protesters' barn raising ends in razing

December 06, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- When Occupy movement protesters built a barn-like structure near the White House, police moved in Sunday night and tore it... More >>>

Fast and Furious denials found to be false

December 05, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- High-level U.S. officials made false denials regarding the Fast and Furious gunrunning investigation, documents released by... More >>>

Bachmann says she'll get Cain's votes

December 05, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Sunday she expects she'll gain the supporters Herman Cain left behind... More >>>

Cain launches Web site

December 05, 2011

ATLANTA (UPI) -- Herman Cain may be out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination, but plans to launch a Web site promoting his... More >>>

Gingrich tops in Iowa GOP poll

December 05, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa (UPI) -- A poll of Iowa Republican caucus members published Sunday shows Newt Gingrich ahead of Ron Paul and Mitt Romney in the... More >>>

Ron Paul skipping Trump debate

December 05, 2011

ANKENY, Iowa (UPI) -- Ron Paul will skip a Republican debate in Iowa because having Donald Trump as moderator would be "wildly inappropriate," a... More >>>

GOP: U.S. debt is 'astronomical'

December 05, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The United States needs a constitutional amendment to mandate a balanced budget, Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, said in her... More >>>

Obama: 'Pass these tax cuts'

December 05, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Saturday called on Americans to tell Congress "to put country before party" and pass payroll tax... More >>>

Obama to talk about U.S. economy in Kansas

December 05, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President Obama will travel to Kansas Tuesday to deliver an address on the U.S. economy, the White House said Saturday.
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3rd likely victim in Craigslist case ID'd

December 05, 2011

NEWARK, Ohio (UPI) -- A man who may have been lured to his death by a job ad on Craigslist has been identified as a 56-year-old Akron, Ohio,... More >>>

U.S. drug agents laundering Mexican money

December 05, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- American undercover agents say they've laundered millions of dollars in drug money in cooperation with Mexico in a fight... More >>>

Los Angeles faces $72 million in red ink

December 05, 2011

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- Los Angeles officials are up against a $72 million budget shortfall less than halfway through the fiscal year, a report... More >>>

Man's body found at Occupy camp in Texas

December 05, 2011

DENTON, Texas (UPI) -- A man's body was found Saturday in an Occupy movement camp on the University of North Texas campus, a school spokesman... More >>>

Occupy Wall Street picket Obama event

December 02, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- More than 100 Occupy Wall Street protesters marched to a New York hotel to protest a fundraising event President Obama... More >>>

Group wants non-partisan candidate

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Americans Elect, a group that hopes to run a centrist ticket in next year's U.S. presidential race, has obtained minor party... More >>>

Dempsey urges patience on defense cuts

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. service members need to be patient instead being nervous about proposed defense budget cuts while the process moves... More >>>

Voters don’t care about Herman Cain’s past – made up or not

December 02, 2011

By MARIO CASH

A poll of 55 people who identified themselves as registered Republicans living in Bergen or Passaic counties showed that very few... More >>>

Obama urged to change U.S. climate stance

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The White House seems intent on blocking even small advances in the world's global-warming response, environmental groups,... More >>>

Obama pledges $50M on World AIDS Day

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The world came together as one Thursday as countries renewed their commitment to end the AIDS pandemic for good, U.S.... More >>>

Bachmann camp clarifies statement on Iran

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Aides to Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann said the Minnesota congresswoman was speaking in theory about not... More >>>

Suit: School rejected boy with HIV

December 02, 2011

Suit: School rejected boy with HIV
HERSHEY, Pa. (UPI) -- A teenage boy and his mother are suing a school in Hersey, Pa., saying the school turned... More >>>

Ethics panel may extend probe into 2012

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The House Ethics Committee indicated it would extend the contract of an independent counsel investigating the bungled probe of... More >>>

3rd GOP senator: Raise top earners' taxes

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A third Republican U.S. senator has said a GOP plan to offset an extension of a federal payroll tax cut could involve raising... More >>>

Transgender discrimination suit on appeal

December 02, 2011

ATLANTA (UPI) -- Both sides appealed a federal judge's ruling in the firing of a Georgia state legislative aide after she said she was going to... More >>>

No bail for Amish beard cutters

December 02, 2011

No bail for Amish beard cutters
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (UPI) -- Four Amish men held on hate-crime charges for allegedly cutting men's beards must... More >>>

Texas challenges court's redistricting map

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Texas' top lawyer went to the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to try to head off a court-ordered redistricting map that may help... More >>>

Michigan mulls allowing private stun guns

December 02, 2011

DETROIT (UPI) -- Michigan legislators are considering a measure that would make the state the 45th to allow residents to carry stun guns for... More >>>

32 tons of pot found in U.S.-Mexico tunnel

December 02, 2011

SAN DIEGO (UPI) -- A record seizure of more than 32 tons of marijuana was found in a tunnel linking warehouses in Mexico and California, U.S.... More >>>

Americans 65 and over largest group

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- People 65 and older comprise the largest age group in the United States, a 2010 Census report released Wednesday showed.
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Panel hit slow pace of Iran sanctions

December 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Republicans and Democrats chided witnesses from the State and Treasury departments for the administration's failure to move... More >>>

Senate rejects easing detainee policy

December 01, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Tuesday rejected a defense spending bill amendment that would have eased the policy on detainees captured as... More >>>

Cybersecurity bill to promote info-sharing

December 01, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. House Intelligence Committee leaders Wednesday introduced a cybersecurity bill to facilitate information sharing between... More >>>

Herman Cain: 'We can do this'

December 01, 2011

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (UPI) -- Onetime Republican presidential front-runner Herman Cain, plagued by harassment and affair claims, said Wednesday his... More >>>

Challenge to same-sex marriage survives

December 01, 2011

NEW YORK (UPI) -- A lawsuit challenging the way the legislature approved New York's Marriage Equity Act will be allowed to proceed, a state judge... More >>>

2 GOP lawmakers: Raise top earners' taxes

December 01, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Republican plan to offset an extension of a U.S. payroll tax cut could involve raising taxes on high-income people, two... More >>>

Reid scolds Gang of Six, seeks legislation

December 01, 2011

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Tuesday chastised the Gang of Six for not producing a deficit-cutting... More >>>

Well-dressed protesters crash Romney event

December 01, 2011

TAMPA, Fla. (UPI) -- Protesters dressed to the nines crashed a Tampa, Fla., fundraiser for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, Occupy... More >>>

Arizona sheriff endorses Perry

December 01, 2011

AMHERST, N.H. (UPI) -- Rick Perry's bid for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination Tuesday received the endorsement of well-known Arizona... More >>>

New concerns about airport body scanners

December 01, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (UPI) -- The head of a Florida commuter group suggests anyone who flies several times a week may want to avoid airport body... More >>>

N.C. urges right-to-work for convention

December 01, 2011

RALEIGH, N.C. (UPI) -- North Carolina lawmakers are moving to require the Democrats to consider non-union, in-state companies for contracts for... More >>>

First civil suit filed in Sandusky scandal

December 01, 2011

PHILADELPHIA (UPI) -- The first lawsuit filed in the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State accuses former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky of... More >>>



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