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Official: Ahead of visit, U.S. and South Korea ties stronger than ever

On the eve of meetings between President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye, a White House official says the recent saber rattling by North Korea has only strengthened the relationship between the allies.

Chris Christie: Spider man

The spider never had a chance.

Hagel: 'Outrage, disgust' as Air Force leader charged with sexual battery

An Air Force officer who served as a branch chief for the service's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program was arrested and charged with sexual battery over the weekend.

Clarence Thomas: 'The elites' had to approve a black president

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court's only African American jurist, opened up recently about his thoughts on race and the White House.

Gun control in crosshairs at NRA convention

Within minutes of the National Rifle Association's opening forum at their annual meeting this weekend, the group's leaders went after gun control proposals and advocates who sought to expand tougher firearm laws following the deadly New

The 5 major developments in the Boston Marathon case over the weekend

As one bombing suspect recovers in a prison hospital and cemeteries reject the body of the other, a whirlwind of new developments are swirling around the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

Haven't been following the Jodi Arias trial? Read this

The media circus that is Jodi Arias' murder trial is in its final stretch, as the jury resumes deliberations Monday.

Richardson: 'Biden would run' regardless of Hillary Clinton's plans

If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decides to run for president in 2016, her White House bid would clear the Democratic primary field, some pundits argue, making it difficult for any other candidates to stand a chance.

Senate to vote on proposed Internet sales tax law

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a long-debated Internet sales tax law Monday, paving the way for millions of consumers to start paying sales tax on online purchases.

9/11 museum admission fee plan angers some victims families

Some families of 9/11 victims are outraged over the National September 11 Memorial Museum's decision to charge admission for visitors.