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D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
WASHINGTON — An influential network of some of the country's wealthiest liberal political donors is steering resources to an advocacy group backing President Obama's agenda and to organizations working to pass immigration reform, providing a surge...
WASHINGTON — After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of eight senators is poised to offer a sweeping bill to rewrite the nation's immigration laws this week, taking advantage of a changed political alignment that, for the first time in...
MEXICO CITY — The new government of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has sought to downplay the deadly violence that has long haunted much of Mexico and that he repeatedly pledged to reduce. But the country's killers aren't cooperating....
Last year, carpool lanes on a portion of the 110 Freeway were converted to toll lanes. Preliminary data show average travel speeds have increased in the lanes formerly reserved for carpoolers, but traffic has slowed on the rest of the freeway. So for...
WASHINGTON -- It didn't take long for former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner to land a new job, and it's not on Wall Street -- though it's in the same area code. The Council on Foreign Relations, a nonpartisan think tank based in New York, said...
When Venezuela President Hugo Chavez announced last weekend that his cancer was back and he was returning to Cuba for surgery, he was flanked by two men: On his left was his vice president, Nicolas Maduro, and on his right was Diosdado Cabello,...
WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, one of the most influential leaders of the tea party wing of the party, will retire in January to head a conservative think tank in Washington. DeMint has been a renegade on and off Capitol...
PolitiCalClass is in for professor Schwarzenegger, and he has a lesson for anyone willing to listen: Politicians have a lot to learn from Hollywood. The action star and former governor will host the kickoff of his new academic institute at......
PolitiCalThis post has been corrected. See the note below for details. On Sunday night, the venerable news show "60 Minutes" aired an interview with former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. On Monday, he was in less serious territory, appearing on Comedy........
World NowNorth Korea reversed its decision to accept flood aid from South Korea on Wednesday, dealing a blow to hopes of an improvement in the two countries' relationship....
World NowGlobal Focus: When the separatist Parti Quebecois burst on the political scene 40 years ago, financial institutions and global corporate headquarters fled Montreal for neighboring Ontario in fear of the economic disaster predicted if Quebec were to secede...
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