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Protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 9, 2013, in Washington. (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Americans’ Disgust With Congress At Record High

According to a CBS News poll, 85 percent of those surveyed said they do not approve of the job Congress is doing.

10/22/2013

Shutdown Protest

Senators Hopeful Deal To Reopen Government Is Close

Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week.

10/13/2013

A Washington Redskins flag is waved on January 6, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NFL Will Meet With Oneida Indian Nation About Redskins Name

The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team’s nickname. Just not this week.

10/08/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Frustration Mounts Over Government Shutdown

Some of New York’s political heavyweights voiced their frustration Sunday over the partial government shutdown, which entered its sixth day.

10/06/2013

Woman Looks At Affordable Care Act Online (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Insurance Markets Open To Surge Of New Customers And Problems

The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open enrollment period.

10/01/2013

Former President Bill Clintonspeaks with President Barack Obama on stage during the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting on Sept. 24, 2013 in Midtown. (credit: Getty Images)

At Clinton Global Initiative, Obama Sticks Up For Health Care Law

President Barack Obama defended his health care overhaul during an appearance Tuesday at the Clinton Global Initiative in Manhattan.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 24, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Welcomes Signs Of Iranian Moderation

President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.

09/24/2013

President Obama Attends Memorial For Victims Of Navy Yard Shooting

Obama Honors Navy Yard Victims At Memorial Service

President Barack Obama spokes Sunday at a memorial service honoring the 12 victims who were gunned down last week at the Washington Navy Yard by a New York-born gunman.

09/22/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by Iliya Pitalev/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

Putin: U.S. Military Strike In Syria Could ‘Unleash New Wave Of Terrorism’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken his case against U.S. military intervention in Syria directly to the American people.

09/12/2013

Syrian President Bashar Assad (credit: CBS 2)

Assad Warns Of Retaliation For U.S. Strike On Syria

In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” Syrian President Bashar Assad says, “You should expect everything.”

09/09/2013

U.S. Secretary Health and Human Service Kathleen Sebelius speaks at a Hoboken Rite Aid. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Americans Can Sign Up For Federal Health Care At Rite Aid Stores

independent insurance agents will be at 2,000 of the pharmacy chain’s stores around the country starting in October.

09/09/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Businesses Gear Up For Obama Health Care Law

Some employers are cutting spousal benefits and work hours.

08/22/2013

Russian Olympic Comittee president Alexander Zhukov (C) and Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko (L) take part in the opening ceremony of Russia's Sochi House aimed at promoting the event on July 26, 2012 in central London, on the eve of the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Kirill Kudryavtsev /AFP/GettyImages)

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Defends Anti-Gay Law In Letter To IOC

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Kozak did not back down on the issue of the new law, which penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that “nontraditional” relationships are normal or attractive.

08/22/2013

US President Barack Obama smiles while h

Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/10/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry announces that he has selected former US ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to head the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks,  July 29, 2013.  (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli, Palestinian Talks To Resume Amid Deep Skepticism

Secretary of State John Kerry appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that begin Monday evening in Washington.

07/29/2013

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