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Invictus: Wounded Marine gets ready for London games

Fox News  |  9/1/14 4:57 PM

Eric Burkett, who is a master archer, leaves for London next week to compete in the Invictus games – an international Olympiad of Wounded Warrior games conceived by Prince Harry.


FBI addressing nude celebrity photos

Politico  |  9/1/14 4:34 PM

Nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online.


5 things to know about North Dakota's election

The Washington Times  |  9/1/14 4:30 PM

As election season enters full swing after Labor Day, North Dakota residents will begin to see advertisements for November's midterm elections. Here are some of the most important races and ballot issues to watch. ___ HIGHER EDUCATION North Dakota voters will get to decide whether to ...


Democrat Sinner tries for upset in a GOP state

The Washington Times  |  9/1/14 4:28 PM

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - With two months remaining before the election, the challenger for North Dakota's lone seat in the House of Representatives finds himself in an unusual position for a Democrat running statewide: He's still in the race. George B. Sinner is challenging freshman Rep. Kevin Cramer ...


5 things to know about South Dakota's election

The Washington Times  |  9/1/14 4:26 PM

Candidates for South Dakota's U.S. Senate and House seats and governor have met in at least one debate. As the campaign heats up after Labor Day, here are five top-of-the-ticket candidates to watch as the November election nears: ___ MIKE ROUNDS The former GOP governor enjoys ...


More women at the top of South Dakota's ballot

The Washington Times  |  9/1/14 4:24 PM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - There is no such thing as a man's work and a woman's work on South Dakota's expansive farms, and that egalitarian mentality is pushing more women than ever to seek top statewide offices. This November, they want to make sure South Dakota politics ...


Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Reuters  |  9/1/14 4:11 PM

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.


Black America’s tragic challenge: How do you explain racism to your son?

Salon  |  9/1/14 4:00 PM

The deaths of Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown force black parents to teach their children simply how to stay alive


GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

The Washington Times  |  9/1/14 3:59 PM

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over accusations and negative advertising in Illinois' state races. Lack of interest in the Nov. 4 election. While the complaints transcend party allegiances and ...


Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

Associated Press  |  9/1/14 3:50 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections....


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