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Obama: Campus Sex Assault an Affront to Humanity

Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses. Biden, speaking at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee's women's leadership forum, said the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act highlights the need to fight domestic violence against women in their teens and 20s...



  • Michelle MacDonald Minn. Supreme Court Candidate Found Not Guilty of DWI, Guilty on Other Charges

    The Minnesota Republican Party’s endorsed candidate for Supreme Court has been found not-guilty in Dakota County of driving while intoxicated. Michelle MacDonald was found guilty on charges including obstruction of arrest, refusing to submit to a test and speeding...

  • President Barack Obama speaks at US Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 17. Obama Reaffirms Opposition to US Combat in Iraq

    President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight on their own...

  • Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, former Medical Director of Samaritan's Purse Ebola Care Center in Monrovia, Liberia, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education joint hearing. Ebola Survivor: No Time to Waste as Obama Ups Aid

    An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa. "We can't afford to wait months, or even weeks, to take action, to put people on the ground," Dr. Kent Brantly told senators Tuesday...

  • House Select Committee on Benghazi chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., second from right, gestures as he speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 17. Benghazi Probe Looks Set to Go Deep in 2016 Race

    The Republican chairman of a special House panel on Benghazi charted a course Wednesday for his investigation to stretch deep into a 2016 presidential election that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton seems likely to enter...

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Wary Lawmakers Ready to OK Arms for Syrian Rebels

    Wary House lawmakers prepared to give President Barack Obama authority to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants Wednesday as Iraq's new prime minister dismissed the notion that the struggle could lead to U.S. forces again fighting on the ground in his country...


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