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Chris Christie Reassures Iowa Voters That He's Conservative Enough

DES MOINES, Iowa -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) walked out on stage at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday and resoundingly rejected the "conventional wisdom" that his East Coast style doesn't play in the heartland.<p>"If I was too blunt, too direct, too loud and too New Jersey for Iowa, then …

Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was welcomed like royalty Sunday in India as he opened a three-day visit aimed at turning his burgeoning …

Sunday Roundup

This week, we learned that the State of the Union is [spoiler alert] "strong." Asserting that "the shadow of crisis has passed," President Obama decried growing inequality and laid out a vision of growth for the middle class -- which he mentioned seven times. Proposals included higher minimum wage, …

US condemns new separatist attack in Ukraine's Mariupol, points finger at Russia

The rocket attacks on Saturday on public places in the Ukraine city of Mariupol that killed 30 people drew rebuke from Secretary of State John Kerry and other world leaders who says the strikes were executed by Russian-backed separatists.<p>“I join my European counterparts in condemning in the …

The Iowa kickoff show

What you need to know from the first big event of 2016.<p>DES MOINES, Iowa — After nine straight hours of speeches from some two dozen Republican politicians Saturday, Iowa congressman Steve King had a question for the still-packed auditorium of activists here: “Do you believe the next president of …

Government

Charles Koch: We’re just getting started

Charles Koch on Saturday signaled to hundreds of donors, operatives and conservative leaders gathered in the California desert that the political operation he and his brother David created was just getting started.<p>“Americans have taken an important step in slowing down the march toward …

Palm Springs

Christie Seeks Common Ground With Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brought a clear message to skeptical Iowa conservatives Saturday: We may not always agree, but you can work with …

Government

Palin covers wide range in Freedom Summit speech

DES MOINES, Iowa — Sarah Palin threaded fond memories of her previous visits to Iowa amid a long, scattershot address to the conservative crowd at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday.<p>The former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee recalled that she first met Chris Kyle, the soldier …

Iowa

Protesters interrupt Perry, Christie

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> A man was arrested Saturday at a conservative gathering widely considered the kickoff event for the 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa.<p>Marco Malagon, 32, was part of a group of protesters who interrupted Rick Perry's speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, …

Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

Rep. King kicks off Iowa Freedom Summit, sidesteps immigration flap

Conservative heavyweights joined with up-and-comers in hammering President Obama Saturday over everything from the health care law to his immigration policies as they played to a sold-out Iowa crowd in what amounted to the opening bell of the Republican presidential campaign.<p>They spoke at the Iowa …

The Same Family Has Lived in This Castle for 27 Generations

It's steeped in English history (and there may even be a couple ghosts). This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>The Berkeley Castle in southwest England isn't just a building of historical significance. Sure, battles were fought there. Shakespeare also wrote <i>A Midsummer Night's …

Every Fashion Lover's Fantasy: An Extra Bedroom Turned Dream Dressing Room!

(Image credit: Ryan Hainey Photography LLC)<p><b>Project by:</b> Jerrica Zaric Interior Design <b><br>Location:</b> United States<p>It's every fashion lover's dream to have a …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

tinyhouses

Live Like Don Corleone in the Mansion from The Godfather

This will require moving to Staten Island.<p>Just two years after selling for $1.6875 million, the Staten Island estate that served as the Corleone home in <i>The Godfather</i> is back on the market, and this time the price tag is up to $2.85 million. The price hike might be explained by the gut renovation …

DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer)

I've seen several DIY bike cargo trailers and I had a burning desire to build one of my own. Oddly enough, I have no real reason for needing one. …

DIY V. Pro: The Only 3 Questions You Need To Make The Right Call

Before you call a professional (or consider taking on a project yourself) ask yourself our writer's three tried-and-true rules<p><i>Since 2007, Patricia O'Dell Shackelford has been writing a blog on the passion and adventure of decorating at Mrs. Blandings. Recently in a new home, she'll be sharing the</i> …

Living Rooms

DIY PC: How To Source Cheap And Compatible Parts For Your Next Build

Welcome once again to DIY PC, a regular feature customized for PC builders and PC gamers. Ordinarily we examine the week’s hardware news, but this time around we’re going to focus on one thing: finding the most affordable and compatible parts for your next build.<p>For people pondering their first …

Headphones

Patriots coach: 'We followed the rules'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As controversy continues over underinflated footballs used in Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick insisted Saturday that the Patriots organization had done nothing wrong.<p>The coach of the Super Bowl-bound Patriots also described simulations …