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Sep 16, 2014 1:21PM ET
The good news for the country as a whole is that the poverty rate went down for the first time since 2007.
Sep 16, 2014 1:15PM ET
The baby was reportedly born last Friday, and the couple has been dating since 2011.
Sep 16, 2014 12:06PM ET
CodePink protesters interrupted a Senate hearing on the war plan at least four times Tuesday morning.
Sep 16, 2014 11:05AM ET
The number of uninsured Americans fell 8 percent during the first three months of 2014, thanks to 3.8 million uninsured individuals gaining insurance.
Sep 16, 2014 10:53AM ET
Janan Ganesh on the Scottish referendum, Eugene Robinson on Hillary's vision, Sen. Tim Kaine on war powers, Richard Florida on Tesla's new deal, and Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu on Democratic primaries.
Sep 16, 2014 10:43AM ET
Economist Alexei Kudrin predicted the Russian economy would shrink by three to four percent in 2015, whereas government officials believe it would grow one percent.
Sep 16, 2014 10:06AM ET
As a gesture of goodwill, Ukrainian legislators also voted to grant amnesty and temporary self-rule to the pro-Russian separatists.
Sep 16, 2014 9:54AM ET
The speaker's office releases another installment in its occasional "John Boehner is a Real Person" video series.
Sep 16, 2014 9:49AM ET
Rihanna, known for speaking her mind on everything, was oddly silent after CBS pulled "Run This Town" from last week's Baltimore Ravens game preshow. She will be quiet no longer.
Sep 16, 2014 9:48AM ET
Nope! But let's take their user survey anyway and find out where the relationship stands.
Sep 16, 2014 9:42AM ET
Shonda Rhimes may have taken the soap ball and run with it, but it was Marc Cherry's satire that gave the genre the boost it needed.
Sep 16, 2014 9:29AM ET
The car bomb was set off just a couple hundred yards from the U.S. embassy, killing three and wounding more than a dozen others.
Sep 16, 2014 9:24AM ET
Despite warnings, Pope Francis has rejected additional security for his trip to Albania, a spokesman said.
Sep 16, 2014 9:22AM ET
The senator from South Carolina seems to live in waking fear of apocalypse happening at any moment. Poor guy.
Sep 16, 2014 8:38AM ET
The egg is making everyone mad and thinning the cast out before the season finale next week.
Sep 16, 2014 7:51AM ET
Facing heavy international pressure, the president promised funds and as many as 3,000 troops in the effort to contain the worst Ebola outbreak on record.
Sep 16, 2014 6:58AM ET
Also, the United States threatened to hit Syrian regime targets if Assad forces fire on American planes.
Sep 15, 2014 11:36PM ET
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman announced that Peterson would play in Sunday's game against the Saints while standing in front of a banner with Radisson's logo on it.
Sep 15, 2014 7:20PM ET
Peterson was indicted on child injury charges for beating his four-year-old son with a switch last week.
Sep 15, 2014 6:47PM ET
The only issues black and white residents agreed on is that the media's presence in Ferguson made things worse and Gov. Jay Nixon didn't handle the situation well.
Sep 15, 2014 6:20PM ET
Henning was a very dedicated volunteer aid worker, his friend noted that Henning has a large tattoo on his arm that reads "Aid For Syria."
Sep 15, 2014 6:12PM ET
The measure would be an amendment to a government funding bill, giving lawmakers an opportunity to go on-record about the president's plan.
Sep 15, 2014 5:23PM ET
Mojang was founded by three people, all of whom are leaving the company after their big acquisition.
Sep 15, 2014 5:07PM ET
The New York City department store's Herald Square location inaugurated its 9th floor Christmas display with a bevy of fake trees, themed Santa Clauses and overpriced nutcrackers.
Sep 15, 2014 5:04PM ET
About 115,000 people failed to provide the government with documents verifying their citizenship and will lose Obamacare coverage at the end of the month.
Sep 15, 2014 4:04PM ET
A coalition of civil rights groups is asking the Defense Department to stop transfers of military equipment to school districts.
Sep 15, 2014 3:18PM ET
If elections were won with sass, then Mitch McConnell slight lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes in the polls would be justified.
Sep 15, 2014 3:10PM ET
Two wildfires hit central and southern California over the weekend, scorching hundreds of acres and forcing hundreds to flee.
Sep 15, 2014 2:28PM ET
The 40-year-old United Nations Disengagement Observer Force has left Syria. Not because of war between Israel and Syria, but because of war between Syria and Syria.
Sep 15, 2014 1:48PM ET
After the outcry at our character rankings, two of our writers debate the worthiness of The West Wing's Josh Lyman.