Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
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Race-based hate crimes jumped in Washington, D. C., last year even as most other types of bias crimes decreased, with analysts saying such incidents could be vastly underreported among minority groups uncomfortable coming forward to authorities.
D. C. police say that of the 18 race-based hate crimes in 2013, the majority of victims were white and the majority of suspects black.
The White House says President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Wednesday, the day after Islamic State militants released a video showing an American journalist being beheaded.  the statement comes as the White House is saying that U. S. intelligence officials have determined the video showing the execution of journalist James Foley is authentic.
Democratic women are teaming up to raise campaign cash in key states that will help decide the Senate majority.
Incumbent senators and hopefuls formed the Blue Senate 2014 joint fundraising committee on Aug. 13.
CBS LocalCastle Rock Counting Ballots In 'Open Carry' Special ElectionCBS LocalCASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4)- The ballots are being counted in Castle Rock for the special election that will determine whether firearms can be carried openly in town buildings and parks. “There's nothing wrong with guns, it's the people using the guns,” said