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Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq killings

A jury in Washington convicts four former Blackwater security guards of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis seven years ago.

Don Young Alaska high school remarks

Alaska lawmaker's suicide remarks offend students

Alaska Congressman Don Young took students' breath away during a recent visit to a Wasilla high school. But not for good reasons.

Ben Bradlee interview

Bradlee had his feet firmly on the ground

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee discusses what it was like to report the Watergate scandal.

Teens arrested on way to Syria

American teens stopped on their way to Syria

Three teenage girls from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists after the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.

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Voter tells Obama: 'Don't touch my girlfriend'

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé decided to joke around with the president.

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On camera: Obama votes early in Illinois

President Barack Obama went home to Illinois to cast a ballot ahead of Election Day on Nov. 4.

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Sarah Palin finds a Democrat she can support

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin snubbed home state Republicans this year, instead endorsing an independent candidate for governor and his Democratic running mate for lieutenant governor.

New White House fence jumper

White House fence jumper quickly detained

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental health problems, and has been arrested in a previous security breach there, according to his father.

Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, barely made it onto the lawn be...

Don Young Alaska high school remarks

Congressman offends high school students

Rep. Don Young has never been known for mincing words, but his comments Tuesday regarding suicide to an Alaska high school took the "breath away" from his audience.

Obama gun shop display

Utah gun shop stirs controversy with Obama display

A Utah gun shop is prominently displaying a target bearing a resemblance to both President Barack Obama and Osama Bin Laden, and the shop's owner said he hopes the message attached to the target will resonate with those who see it.

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