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Thursday Is a Big Day for the Future of Immigration

Im­mig­ra­tion-re­form watch­ers will keep a sharp eye on the House Re­pub­lic­an re­treat, where on Thursday lead­er­ship will un­veil a set of …

Tainted West Virginia water: Formaldehyde in the shower

First, federal regulators couldn't explain the possible health dangers posed by the mysterious coal-cleansing chemical that spilled into West Virginia's drinking water -- except that pregnant woman shouldn't drink it even after the water had been declared safe for everyone else.<p>Then the chemical …

Tap Water

Dems: Cede House to save Senate

With Democrats’ grasp on the Senate increasingly tenuous — and the House all but beyond reach — some top party donors and strategists are moving to do something in the midterm election as painful as it is coldblooded: Admit the House can’t be won and go all in to save the Senate.<p>Their calculation …

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel peace prize

Two Norwegian politicians say they have jointly nominated the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel peace prize.<p>The Socialist Left party politicians Baard Vegar Solhjell, a former environment minister, and Snorre Valen said the public debate and policy changes …

North Korean diplomat: Kim Jong-un's executed uncle committed 'tremendous crimes'

A senior North Korean diplomat has called on the U.S. and South Korea to cancel planned joint military exercises and claimed that the executed uncle of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un was guilty of "tremendous crimes" against the Communist state.<p>North Korea's ambassador to the United Kingdom spoke …

Jeb Bush discusses 2016 decision

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he will make a decision on whether to run for president in 2016 at “the right time” — later this year.<p>“I don’t wake up each day saying, ‘Now what am I going do today to make the decision?’ I’m deferring the decision to the right time, which is later this year,” …