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    Labor chief: Christie's 'head in the sand'

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Thursday panned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments that he's "tired" of the minimum wage debate.

    "Chris Christie's got his head in the sand if he's getting tired about the minimum wage," Perez said according to Bloo...

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White House fence jumper quickly detained

New White House fence jumper

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental health problems, and has been arrested in a previous security breach there, according to his father.

Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, barely made it onto the lawn be...


Congressman offends high school students

Don Young Alaska high school remarks

Rep. Don Young has never been known for mincing words, but his comments Tuesday regarding suicide to an Alaska high school took the "breath away" from his audience.


Utah gun shop stirs controversy with Obama display

Obama gun shop display

A Utah gun shop is prominently displaying a target bearing a resemblance to both President Barack Obama and Osama Bin Laden, and the shop's owner said he hopes the message attached to the target will resonate with those who see it.


Commissioners propose seceding from Florida


Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.


Washington monitoring Canada shootings

Ottawa, Canada shooting

Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously following the attacks at Canada's Parliament Hill.


Obama calls, thanks Dallas hospital workers

Obama on the phone with Putin

President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked health care workers at the hospital in Dallas where a patient died of Ebola and two nurses became infected with the virus earlier this month.


Day one for Ebola czar

Ron Klain

The seasoned Democratic operative President Barack Obama tapped last week to head his administration's Ebola fight got to work on Wednesday, though Ron Klain's new job is expected to unfold out of public sight.


Fowle's emotional arrival home from N. Korea

Jeffrey Fowle at home

After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived back in Ohio early Wednesday for an emotional reunion with his family.


Palins describe brawl in police recordings

Bristol Palin fight

Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews that CNN obtained through a public records request.


The President's club: How golf took over the White House

Obama Boehner golf

American Presidents have come and gone -- but one club tends to unite them all.

So often a meeting point for the captains of politics and industry, the golf course has been one of the most popular friends of U.S. leaders since the early part of the 20...


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