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Obama: I'm OK With Karzai

Obama plays host for Hamid Karzai, says tensions with Afghan counterpart are 'simply overstated' | VIDEO

Obama Cutting Back on Newsers?

Candidate Obama may have pledged transparency, but the president's passing on big press conferences

Libyan jet with 104 crashes; child sole survivor

TRIPOLI, Libya – A Libyan plane carrying 104 people crashed Wednesday on approach to Tripoli's airport, leaving a field scattered with smoldering debris that included a large chunk of the tail painted with the airli

Senators to query Kagan, but don't expect answers

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan got a pledge from a key Democrat to help smooth her path to confirmation, while the top Senate Republican said she must prove she wouldn't be a rubber stamp for the Whi

Next Up for 'Reform': Potty Parity

Congress holds hearings to address the quality and equality of restroom facilities in federal buildings

Poll: 2010 Close, 2012 Split

Most GOPers would back their candidate and most Dems would back theirs — but what about the independents?

Dem Incumbent Loss Signals Trouble

Democratic primary voters in West Virginia show 28-year Congressional veteran Rep. Alan Mollohan the door

Muhammad Cartoonist 'Head-Butted'

Swedish artist who angered Muslims by depicting the prophet as a dog is attacked at free-speech lecture

U.S. Investigating Morgan Stanley Deals

Firm possibly misled investors about mortgage deals it helped design and even bet against; Morgan denies

Napolitano's Facts Wrong?

Homeland Security secretary says less oil was leaking from spill in Gulf of Mexico, but BP tells a different story