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Romney walks political tightrope on foreign policy

Mitt Romney's political tightrope in his quest for the presidency has been especially evident on foreign policy, with the certain Republican nominee sounding conservative while also espousing more moderate approaches similar to his opponent

Romney camp, Republicans continue to hammer on 'build that'

Even as Mitt Romney heads abroad for a swing through Europe and Israel, his campaign will continue to push the argument back home that President Barack Obama hurts small businesses with a "big-government" policy approach.

Jindal, McDonnell to tour Iowa for Romney

As Mitt Romney continues his overseas trip in London, two of his prospective vice presidential picks will be touring Iowa, a Romney campaign aide confirmed.

Baby strollers recalled on new evidence of strangulation risks

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of 223,000 popular strollers following the death of an infant eight years ago and the near strangulation of another in 2006.

Chick-fil-A controversy: Taken out of context?

The recent controversy over comments made by Chick-fil-a president Dan Cathy regarding gay marriage created a stir nationwide.

Muppets, Huckabee take sides in Chick-fil-A same-sex marriage controversy

The comments about same-sex marriage made by Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy a week ago continue to generate controversy this week, with politicians and puppets, well at least their handlers, weighing in.

Court appearance fuels theories about Colorado shooting suspect

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes' dazed demeanor during his first court appearance has given rise to a multitude of theories about his mental state, ranging from full-blown psychosis to little more than being "some freak," a

Obama returns to campaign trail

After taking a break from his re-election bid after last week's Colorado movie theater shooting, President Barack Obama eased back to the campaign trail Monday by holding several fundraisers in California.

Christie chides gun debate in Aurora aftermath

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday chastised those who seized on Friday's Aurora, Colorado, shooting to call for gun law changes, saying it was too soon to use the massacre as part of a political debate.

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, dies Monday

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her company said on its website. She was 61.