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    Obama plans on active role in 2016 election

    After a weekend of glitzy West Coast celebrity fundraisers starring Kanye West, Jamie Foxx and Star Wars director J.J. Abrams, President Barack Obama has no intention of staying on the political sidelines during the 2016 campaign.

    In fact, White House...



2nd tier democrat candidates

Democrats take to the debate stage tonight

The Democratic presidential contenders take the stage in Las Vegas tonight for their first debate, which could be a big opportunity for the second tier candidates to gain some much-needed momentum.

Clinton taunts Donald Trump

Clinton at Las Vegas union rally

Hillary Clinton stopped at a union rally outside Donald Trump's hotel on the Strip in Las Vegas, taunting the Republican front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate.

Trump cherishes women

Donald Trump cherishes women

It's not easy to put Donald Trump on the spot, but that's exactly what a young woman did in New Hampshire.

Jane Sanders

Bernie Sanders' secret weapon: His wife

Aides say Jane Sanders is the most trusted adviser of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.

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Steven Tyler Aerosmith

Feuds between politicians, musicians

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is just the latest musician to ask a politician to stop using his or her music while campaigning. Click through for more kerfuffles between politicians and musicians.

Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize: Fast facts

As more of this year's Nobel Prize winners are revealed, find out more about the 103-year-old awards for physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics and peace.

Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation

On this day: August 16

Politics get ugly on the White House lawn, Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, the Bambino and The King both die, and the Beatles find a new drummer, all on this day.

Jimmy Carter blurb

Jimmy Carter through the years

Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer that has spread from his liver to other parts of his body, he announced Wednesday. Take a look the life and career of the 39th president of United States.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

In August 2015, a young couple was accused of conspiring and attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS. Read more about ISIS in the news, and learn more about the group.

President Barack Obama

How presidents have aged while in office

There's a saying that presidents age twice as fast while in office. If that's true, be sure to wish President Barack Obama a happy 54th birthday on Tuesday and then see how he and other presidents have aged while in office.

Bush blurb

George H.W. Bush through the years

Former President George H.W. Bush fell Wednesday, July 15, 2015 while at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, breaking a vertebrae in his neck, but it was not a life-threatening injury, according to his spokesman. Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush.

Barack Obama

What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama's executive actions that would implement major changes to the country's immigration policies suffered a major blow after a federal judge ordered Obama's programs halted Tuesday. Click on to find out more about Obama's proposed changes.


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