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Palin pick jolts GOP ranks ahead of convention
Surprise, surprise. John McCain picks Sarah Palin
Obama's speech through the eyes of the media
"Tougher in Alaska" host Geo Beach discusses Sarah Palin
McCain, Palin and you. Readers talk about the VP pick
West mulls few options in Georgia-Russia crisis
Void in U.S. strategy for Afghanistan
New Orleans pastors get help from churches across country
Syria eyes an edge amid Russia-U.S. rift
Biden begins to shore up Obama's defensive line
Obama speech excerpts: "Eight is enough"
North Korea threatens to renew nuclear program
Democrats seek edge on defense
Obama’s rapid rise to eminence
Protesters at Democratic convention fly the 'cage'
Democrats’ new drive in red states
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Census: Income rose, middle class grew in 2007
Who's poor? It depends on where you live, some say.
As wildfires spread, so does the red ink
Will lasers brighten nuclear's future?
Basra gains revive talk of British exit
Bush struggles with legacy on Mideast peace
Even on Democratic turf, GOP's Romney has cachet
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Would a US 'drone court' to authorize drone strikes be a good idea? (+video)
Dave Valle plays on a new field: microloans that help to end poverty
How cockroaches evolved so as to bypass 'roach motels'
Obama’s struggle: How free should the press be? (+video)
Can Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez help GOP repair its image among Latinos?
In soggy North Dakota, hopes rise that floodwaters won't
Are Woolwich suspects' beliefs about 'war on Islam' widely held?
Facing the devastation of the Oklahoma tornadoes
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Obama reaches for moral high ground on drones, Gitmo
Monitor Political Cartoons
Time for food aid reform that helps hungry countries – and the US
South Korea: The little dynamo that sneaked up on the world
Why did our ancestors start walking upright? Ancient terrain may hold clue.
Moon hit by boulder-size meteoroid, causing 'explosion' visible from Earth (+video)
40 iPhone tips and tricks everyone should know
Rand Paul's beef with immigration reform bill: the E-Verify system
Space station astronauts snap amazing photos of Alaskan volcanic eruption
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