Obama makes another visit to Wisconsin, seeking to bolster Democrats facing tough races

US President Barack Obama

Mass. lt. governor feels ill after marching in 5 parades in heat, hospitalized in good spirits

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Crash into float halts runaway horses’ tragic rampage at Iowa Fourth of July parade; 1 dead

Crash halts horses’ rampage at Iowa July 4 parade

US celebrates its 234th Independence Day with fireworks and festivals, hot dogs and heat

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

For much-maligned “Silent Cal” Coolidge: A July 4 birthday, a new museum and new respect

Calvin Coolidge, born July 4: Hero to tea partiers

July 4 dessert from the White House kitchen: Recipe for blackberry buttermilk Bundt

US President Barack Obama

Soweto Uprising anniversary and World Cup match: a day of mixed emotions in South Africa

Memorials, World Cup: mixed emotions in S.Africa

Family says CIA officer killed in Afghan attack wanted to help solve ‘unrest in our world’

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

After Illinois rain-out, Obama delivers Memorial Day speech back home at Andrews Air Base

President Barack Obama

Vice President Joe Biden remembers America’s war dead; Storm forces cancellation of Obama talk

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan
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Vice President Joe Biden remembers America’s war dead at Arlington National Cemetery

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Obama: Memorial Day is chance to honors members of military who made ultimate sacrifice for US

President Barack Obama

At memorial service, Obama pays tribute to law enforcement officers killed in line of duty

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Michigan House approves bill expanding types of fireworks that can be sold in state

Michigan House approves fireworks sales expansion

Foreign troops to join ceremony marking Soviet Union’s decisive role in WWII

Hu Jintao

Fear, anxiety among Ariz. Hispanics after immigration law dampen Cinco de Mayo festivities

Barack Obama (Waxwork)

Israeli defense minister says world won’t put up with decades more of Palestinian occupation

Barack Obama (Waxwork)

From music to bunnies, a look at the White House Easter Egg Roll through the years

U.S. President Barack Obama

Kilts, green body paint decorate NYC as marchers worldwide parade for St. Patrick

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Obama celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Irish, Northern Irish leaders

Obama, Irish leaders celebrate St. Patrick’s

Ex-Houston Mayor Bill White beats 6 challengers, wins Democratic nomination for Texas governor

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Gov. Rick Perry takes early lead over Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in Texas gubernatorial race

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Texas voters choose between GOP titans, third candidate in gubernatorial primary

U.S. President Barack Obama

CAPITAL CULTURE: Even Barack Obama needs a BFF or two; Chicago friends stay close to him in DC

Protesters rally outside the White House

Big chill can’t cool Mardi Gras; party rolls through New Orleans still buzzing from Saints win

Chilly weather can’t stop New Orleans’ big party

Wax models of Oval Office, Obama unveiled in Las Vegas on Presidents Day

US President Barack Obama

Obama welcomes crowd to White House to honor music he says fueled civil rights movement

President Barack Obama

Obama speaks at Kennedy Center’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

US President Barack Obama

Obama honors Martin Luther King Jr. with discussion of civil rights movement, concert

President Barack Obama

Week of naturalization ceremonies in NYC, across US honor Martin Luther King Jr.

NYC naturalization event honors Martin Luther King

Immigration reform advocates see inspiration in work of MLK, honored at naturalization events

Immigration reformers see parallels in MLK’s work

Myanmar chief confirms elections for 2010 but gives no date

Myanmar chief confirms elections to be held 2010

‘Real hero’ Sullenberger is a hit as grand marshal of the 2010 Rose Parade in Pasadena

‘Real hero’ Sullenberger leads 2010 Rose Parade

NYC mayor to launch 3rd term with New Year’s Day speech emphasizing service over celebration

NYC mayor to give inauguration speech for 3rd term

Cyprus to breathe easier New Year’s Day as another blanket smoking ban kicks in

Cyprus to ban indoor smoking on Jan 1 _ again

Obama visits gym, exchanges gifts with kids during quiet Christmas Day in Hawaii

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Calif. county rescinds decision to ban angels, stars on Christmas trees after outcry, defiance

Calif. county rescinds ornament ban after outcry

Christmas threats stoke fear among Pakistani Christians who suffered anti-minority violence

Pakistani Christians fearful this Christmas

Senators, staff laboring long hours in civilized surroundings, head out Thursday morning

Long hours not bad for senators

WASHINGTON — Yes, they’ve been in session every day for a month. They’re sick of Christmas cookies and each other. But don’t feel bad for the senators stuck working overtime. They’re dining on catered food in gilded suites and cloak rooms. They’re recording video tributes and poetry. And they’re outta here earlier Christmas Eve morning than had been anticipated.

At a special hospital, brain-damaged youths are loved, cared for _ and treated as humans

Seeing the humanity in brain-damaged youths

Small spending adds up; last-minute shopping tips; how to write a military-to-civilian resume

Small spending adds up; last-minute shopping tips

Calif. county orders removal of religious decorations from county Christmas trees

Calif. county orders religious symbols removed

Emergency declarations issued, people stock up as heavy snow bears down on mid-Atlantic

Storm warnings as snow bears down on mid-Atlantic

20th anniversary of East Europe’s bloodiest revolution amid calls for more democracy

Romania marks 20 years since anti-communist revolt

Restive Mayon volcano in central Philippines oozes lava; thousands of residents moved

20,000 evacuated as Philippine volcano oozes lava

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