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Racial Power Imbalances in Ferguson Start Early

Black kids in Ferguson are underrepresented in gifted-and-talented classes but overrepresented among those suspended or arrested at school. 

Watch Six Months of Fracking Fires Blaze Across the Country

A new map pinpoints the location of fires caused by natural gas burn-off at drill sites. 

AT&T to FCC: Give the TV Stations What They Want

The cell-phone carrier wants the agency to cave rather than delay an auction of valuable airwaves.

The Senate's Scattershot Approach to Ferguson

Lawmakers are pursuing a subcommittee hearing, a bill, and review of a Defense program, but nothing is expected to pass when senators return in September.

How to Win a Party Convention: Hotel Rooms, Big Money—and Swag

From fireworks shows to dinner at the mayoral mansion, cities trying to host the 2016 conventions have pulled out all the stops.

Chuck Hagel: ISIS Is 'Beyond Anything' the U.S. Has Seen

Obama administration officials signal a lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq to fight the extremist group.

Florida Redistricting Fight Spawns a Lawmaker's Legal-Expense Fund

GOP Rep. Daniel Webster established the fund this month.

Eric Holder’s Challenge in Ferguson

The attorney general is caught between his roles as a civil-rights advocate and a dispassionate seeker of justice.

Why Are Women-Owned Businesses So Small?

Women own 30 percent of privately owned businesses but generate just 11 percent of sales, according to federal statistics.

Two Americans Have Beaten Ebola, but We Don’t Know How

The two infected aid workers have been released from the hospital.

CDC Counts 68 Ebola Scares in United States

The virus has claimed more than 1,200 lives in the West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria.

Behind a Centuries-Old International Feud Over Marbles

Museums around the world are filled with other countries' ancient treasures. But for the last 200 years, Greece has fought to reclaim its own.

There Were Just Six Arrests In Ferguson Last Night

Police captain: "Tonight was a very good night."

The Fire This Time

The black-white divide is in sharp focus again, 22 years after the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles.

Policy Statements Complicate Joni Ernst's Personality-Driven Iowa Senate Run

The Iowa Republican has the biography of a political star. But Democrats are trying to turn the conversation toward "out-there" statements.

Mitch McConnell Treats Executive to Breakfast in Capitol; Big Donation Follows

The CEO of Delta Air Lines joined the minority leader in the Senate Dining Room in late July, and $10,000 for his reelection campaign soon arrived.

Election Uncertainty Complicates Budget Decisions

With Republicans thinking they have a good shot at winning the Senate, some want all 2015 spending issues to be pushed into the next Congress.

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Racial Power Imbalances in Ferguson Start Early

Black kids in Ferguson are underrepresented in gifted-and-talented classes but overrepresented among those suspended or arrested at school. 

Watch Six Months of Fracking Fires Blaze Across the Country

A new map pinpoints the location of fires caused by natural gas burn-off at drill sites. 

AT&T to FCC: Give the TV Stations What They Want

The cell-phone carrier wants the agency to cave rather than delay an auction of valuable airwaves.

The Senate's Scattershot Approach to Ferguson

Lawmakers are pursuing a subcommittee hearing, a bill, and review of a Defense program, but nothing is expected to pass when senators return in September.

How to Win a Party Convention: Hotel Rooms, Big Money—and Swag

From fireworks shows to dinner at the mayoral mansion, cities trying to host the 2016 conventions have pulled out all the stops.

Chuck Hagel: ISIS Is 'Beyond Anything' the U.S. Has Seen

Obama administration officials signal a lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq to fight the extremist group.

Florida Redistricting Fight Spawns a Lawmaker's Legal-Expense Fund

GOP Rep. Daniel Webster established the fund this month.

Eric Holder’s Challenge in Ferguson

The attorney general is caught between his roles as a civil-rights advocate and a dispassionate seeker of justice.

Why Are Women-Owned Businesses So Small?

Women own 30 percent of privately owned businesses but generate just 11 percent of sales, according to federal statistics.

Two Americans Have Beaten Ebola, but We Don’t Know How

The two infected aid workers have been released from the hospital.

CDC Counts 68 Ebola Scares in United States

The virus has claimed more than 1,200 lives in the West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria.

Behind a Centuries-Old International Feud Over Marbles

Museums around the world are filled with other countries' ancient treasures. But for the last 200 years, Greece has fought to reclaim its own.

There Were Just Six Arrests In Ferguson Last Night

Police captain: "Tonight was a very good night."

The Fire This Time

The black-white divide is in sharp focus again, 22 years after the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles.

Policy Statements Complicate Joni Ernst's Personality-Driven Iowa Senate Run

The Iowa Republican has the biography of a political star. But Democrats are trying to turn the conversation toward "out-there" statements.

Mitch McConnell Treats Executive to Breakfast in Capitol; Big Donation Follows

The CEO of Delta Air Lines joined the minority leader in the Senate Dining Room in late July, and $10,000 for his reelection campaign soon arrived.

Election Uncertainty Complicates Budget Decisions

With Republicans thinking they have a good shot at winning the Senate, some want all 2015 spending issues to be pushed into the next Congress.

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