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Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.   (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Sends Obama Map With Directions From Fundraisers To Border Towns

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.

07/09/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

File photo of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans Mayor Landrieu Wins 2nd Term

Boosted by a drop in the city’s murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.

02/02/2014

Houston Police are being accused of racial profiling after handcuffing and bringing a girl to Child Protective Services who was with her two dance partners -- assuming she was a runaway. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

New Indictment Filed In Miss. Ricin Case

A Mississippi man charged with sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has been charged with trying for a second time to frame the man first arrested in the case — this time, by having someone else send a poisoned letter.

11/21/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Cities In Red States Push Federal Health Plan

Republican governors and legislatures in about two dozen states are refusing cooperation with the roll-out of the health overhaul, but some local governments are trying to fill the gap, working with nonprofit organizations, hospitals and churches leading the outreach.

10/31/2013

File photo of some of the devastation from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Fertilizer Plant Cited For Safety Lapses

The Texas company that operated a fertilizer plant where a thunderous explosion in April killed 15 people is facing $118,300 in federal fines for two dozen serious safety violations, including a failure to have an emergency response plan, officials said Thursday.

10/10/2013

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Rodman Returning To North Korea, With Others

Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and he says he will bring a team of former NBA players with him.

09/09/2013

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator Ted Cruz Holding Meetings Across Texas

Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups.

08/19/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

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