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On Presidents Day, We Honor ... Someone

FoxNews.com conducted an informal poll on Monday and found there are a lot of people who think Presidents Day honors a lot of presidents — with responses ranging from George Washington to Barack Obama.

Senator Evan Bayh to retire

INDIANA - Sen. Evan Bayh, a leading moderate Democrat from Indiana who was once thought to be a rising national political star, won’t run for a third term, a decision which imperils his party’s hold on the seat.

Obama making plans to use executive power

WASHINGTON — With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domes

Obama making plans to use executive power

WASHINGTON — With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domes

Wisconsin billboard calls for Obama's ouster

Somebody in Wisconsin doesn't like President Barack Obama all that much.An unnamed company has paid for a billboard along Highway 41 in Oshkosh that reads, "Impeach Obama."

Climateagte scientist admits no global warming since 1995

The academic at the centre of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information.

7-Year-Old Samba Queen Cries at Rio's Carnival

She was cheered by legions of Carnival fans, but 7-year-old Julia Lira, the youngest drum corps queen in memory at Rio's lavish party, broke down crying after being surrounded by cameras early Monday.

U.S., Afghan Troops Expand Control in Taliban Stronghold

The Marines and Afghan soldiers fended off the assault, shooting the homicide attackers before they had a chance to detonate their weapons.

Pittsburgh Ice Rink Roof Collapses

Several people have been placed on stretchers, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

Alleged Shooter Was Suspect in Harvard Bomb Attempt

An Alabama professor accused of shooting six colleagues was a suspect in the attempted mailing bombing of a Harvard Medical School professor in December of 1993, the Boston Globe reported.