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- Chinese Death Star: The moon cited as the perfect launch pad for ballistic missiles
- Help wanted: Homeland Security plagued by vacancies at the top
- We are not amused: Queen’s protection officers warned to keep ‘sticky fingers’ off the royal cashews
- Unleash the crossbows: Gov. Scott Walker creates new hunting season
- Bubonic plague kills 20 in Madagascar
- G-20 diplomats fell for hacker attack promising nude photos of former French first lady Carla Bruni
- Minnesota guardsman charged with stealing private soldier data for fake IDs
- Florida appeals court rules universities can’t regulate guns
- Vladimir Putin defends Russian conservative values
By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Politics
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, who actually snapped the photo of herself with British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Obama during Nelson Mandela's memorial service, said the picture at the heart of the controversy will not be released to the public.
Cade Foster, the University of Alabama kicker who struggled in the team's shocking loss to Auburn last week, says he got some high-profiled support, in addition to backing from teammates: A letter of encouragement from President George W. Bush.
Within the next five years, Canadian residents will have to go pick up their own mail. The nation’s postal service, facing $104 million in losses in the second quarter of this year alone, will halt door-to-door delivery, lawmakers announced this week.
The executive director of the House Republican Study Committee has been fired, and the co-founder of Tea Party Patriots said the ouster is little more than the establishment GOP's latest attempt to drive out the strong conservative element from the party — especially since the replacement hails as an ally of House Speaker John Boehner.
A Minnesota National Guardsman has been arrested and charged with stealing names, Social Security numbers and security clearance levels from about 400 of his comrades in arms at his former Army unit in Fort Bragg, N.C.
President Obama's brain trust on Afghanistan does not know how much the U.S. spends on the war each year or the American cost in lost lives on the battlefield.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden probably thought he was making a compelling argument for the House to pass immediate immigration reform — but what he did instead was admit his ancestors were lawbreakers.
Take away the National Security Agency's ability to tap into telephone records, and the nation is left unsecure — that's the claim of the head of the NSA, Gen. Keith Alexander, to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The United States has threatened Ukraine with sanctions for dispatching riot police to quell anti-government demonstrations that were leading to chaos in the streets.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats on Thursday that they ought to move past their objections on the budget deal and give it a thumbs up during a floor vote.
President Vladimir Putin cast Russia Thursday as a defender of conservative values against the "genderless and infertile" Western tolerance that he said equates good and evil.
Saturday marks the first anniversary of one of the saddest days in American history. While the families of the victims and the Newtown, Conn., community have asked the media to stay away during the memorial, gun-control activists are shamelessly using Dec. 14 to push their own agenda.
An email sent to dozens of diplomats at the 2011 G-20 summit in Paris promised nude pictures of former French first lady Carla Bruni, and many of the diplomats took the bait, it emerged Thursday.
The wife of an American Christian jailed in Iran called on President Obama to demand her husband's release Thursday, the 444th day of his captivity, and to link the Iranian nuclear deal to his freedom.
More than 40 percent of top jobs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are either vacant or filled by acting staff not confirmed by the Senate, congressional investigators told lawmakers Thursday.