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If Romney is serious, and follows through, it will fundamentally change the nature of the GOP primaries next year. And if both he and Jeb Bush run, they become each other's first hurdle.
January 14, 2015
South Africa's MTN-Qhubeka received a wildcard from organizers of the world's most prestigious cycling race that begins in July.
January 14, 2015
Many people who don't have celiac disease have ditched gluten, thinking it will improve their health. That's created more dining options — and more derision — for those with the autoimmune disorder.
January 14, 2015
The satirical magazine said it would increase its run to 5 million. The cover of the magazine features a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad.
January 14, 2015
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California announced that she won't seek re-election. State Attorney General Kamala Harris has said she'll run for the seat, but a number of Democrats are considering a run, too.
January 14, 2015
David Greene talks to the BBC's Will Ross about reports of a massacre of civilians in Baga, a northeastern Nigerian town that's been overtaken by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
January 14, 2015
Hayat Boumeddiene, wife of one of the Paris gunmen, has reportedly fled to Syria. As Vivienne Walt of Time notes, Boumeddiene is part of a trend of hundreds of Western women traveling to Syria.
January 14, 2015
The magazine Charlie Hebdo published its latest edition in Paris on Wednesday. It was purchased by hundreds of thousands of Parisians as a gesture of support, selling out at outlets across the city.
January 14, 2015
In a YouTube video, Nasr al-Ansi, a leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, said the attack was in vengeance for the Prophet Muhammad.
January 14, 2015
Nasr al-Ansi, a top commander of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, appeared in an 11-minute Internet video posted Wednesday, saying the massacre at Charlie Hebdo was in "vengeance for the prophet."
January 14, 2015
Martin Luther King Day honors a great African-American leader — so you may think it's a day many Americans would also honor today's prominent African-Americans in our lives today. But you'd be wrong.
January 14, 2015
A Russian TV station has broadcast an unchallenged claim that the terrorist attacks in Paris were the work of U.S. intelligence agencies.
January 14, 2015
In anticipation of talks to re-establish diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, Miami officials say they don't want a Cuban Consulate. In Tampa, though, officials say they'd welcome it.
January 14, 2015
The House is set to pass a $40 billion spending bill that pays for the Department of Homeland Security to the end of the budget year — but also invalidates President Obama's executive actions on deportations.
January 14, 2015
Lynch grew up in a state where her parents fought for the vote. She could be the first black woman, and mom, to lead the Justice Department.
January 14, 2015
Veterans Service Officers often help veterans successfully navigate the complicated benefits process. But not all vets in Indiana know about VSOs or have access to them.
January 14, 2015
Some states have been quick to drop the new national academic standards — but North Carolina is taking its time before deciding the Common Core's future in 2015.
January 14, 2015
If you watched any football over the weekend, you likely saw an ad from the "No More" campaign. The idea is to raise awareness about domestic violence — and to bolster the NFL's image.
January 14, 2015
Obamacare provided billions in seed money to help establish insurance companies called co-ops. One of the biggest has now gone under, and its state overseer is telling clients to switch carriers.
January 14, 2015
A few years ago amid a global recession, Brazil was the darling of the financial markets. But last year, the country barely avoided recession. Prices are soaring, and investors are looking elsewhere.
January 14, 2015

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