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Jacksonville mayoral race draws national political interest

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 1:59pm
There's a reason why the Jacksonville mayoral race is drawing the attention of outsiders like former President Bill Clinton, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and it's about more than who wins on Tuesday.
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Lawmakers praise risky US raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Sayyaf

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 1:12pm
Washington lawmakers from both parties on Sunday praised the U.S. raid that killed Abu Sayyaf, a key Islamic State leader in charge of the group’s oil and gas operations in eastern Syria.
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NTSB, FBI meeting Monday to discuss Amtrak derailment, causes

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 11:48am
Federal investigators are looking into new theories on what led to last week’s fatal Amtrak derailment that killed eight people and injured more than 200, Robert Sumwalt, a National Transportation Safety Board member, said Sunday.
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Amtrak could pay no more than $200 million to Philadelphia crash victims

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 10:14am
For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low to cover the costs of the eight lives lost and more than 200 people injured in last week's derailment in Philadelphia.
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Can Stephanopoulos come back from a damaged reputation over Clinton Foundation funds?

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:56am
ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos’ may have tarnished his reputation for good after failing to disclose his ties to the Clinton Foundation while reporting on the foundation.
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Rubio defends Bush, Iraq and tougher stance on foreign policy

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:01am
Sen. Marco Rubio, the freshman senator from Florida and White House hopeful, defended his tougher rhetoric on foreign policy and said Americans “have to recognize the balance of power in the world is shifting.”
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California Senate contender apologizes after tape surfaces of her making Indian whooping-cry gesture

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 4:53am
U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized Sunday after a videotape of her making a racially offensive gesture surfaces Saturday.
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Immigration courts reportedly have 445,000 pending cases

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 3:15am
The already backlogged federal immigration courts have reportedly reached an all-time high with more than 445,000 pending cases.
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New York City councilman seeks to dim skyline at night to save energy

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 12:37am
Bright lights, big city?
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GOP has waited two years for info on IRS correspondence with Dem senators

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 12:15am
Washington Republicans said this week that their requests to the IRS for correspondences between the agency and congressional Democrats remain unfulfilled after two years, raising questions about whether the Obama administration is trying to withhold information for a third-straight election cycle.
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Amtrak crash reignites Capitol Hill debate over infrastructure spending, burden of sequester

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 12:15am
House Speaker John Boehner was having none of it Thursday morning.
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Mitt Romney lasts 2 rounds with Evander Holyfield in charity boxing match

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 12:00am
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield squared off in the ring Friday at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City
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As Senate Dems move to back Obama trade deal, Clinton takes heat for staying on sidelines

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 12:00am
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is staying mum on whether she supports legislation to give President Obama broad authority in global trade deals, amid calls for her influential support and even as congressional Democrats now appear to back the measure.
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US, China refuse to budge over South China Sea activity

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:16pm
China and the U.S. did not budge Saturday over Beijing’s assertive development in the disputed territories of the South China Sea, with Foreign Minister Wang Ji politely but pointedly dismissing Washington’s push for a diplomatic solution to ease the tensions.
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A second New Jersey citizen-foil of Christie's makes a run for office

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 4:58pm
One New Jersey legislative candidate has Gov. Chris Christie to thank for helping him raise his profile and helping launch his campaign -- by berating him.
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GOP has waited two years for info on IRS correspondence with Dem senators

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 4:08pm
Washington Republicans said this week that their requests to the IRS for correspondences between the agency and congressional Democrats remain unfulfilled after two years, raising questions about whether the Obama administration is trying to withhold information for a third-straight election cycle.
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Amtrak crash reignites Capitol Hill debate over infrastructure spending, burden of sequester

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 2:28pm
House Speaker John Boehner was having none of it Thursday morning.
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As Senate Dems move to back Obama trade deal, Clinton takes heat for staying on sidelines

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 1:47pm
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is staying mum on whether she supports legislation to give President Obama broad authority in global trade deals, amid calls for her influential support and even as congressional Democrats now appear to back the measure.
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Army's elite Delta Force kills top ISIS official, Abu Sayyaf, in daring Syria raid

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 8:34am
U.S. personnel overnight killed a key Islamic State leader in a raid in eastern Syria, the White House said Saturday morning.
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US military maintains strategy is working against ISIS in Iraq

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 4:27am
Despite the recent setbacks in Iraq, the U.S. military command leading the fight against ISIS insists that its strategy is working and that the militants’ takeover of a key oil refinery and a government compound are fleeting gains feeding the militants’ propaganda machine.
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