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U.S. blocks settlement between Lance Armstrong associates and ex-teammate

Uncle Sam has now further complicated the high-stakes grudge match between disgraced bicyclist Lance Armstrong and his former teammate, Floyd Landis...

The Justice Department has succeeded in blocking a settlement totaling $600,000 that Floyd Landis, left, reached with Lance Armstrong’s business associates.

Website chronicles China’s massive effort to control Internet content

The Chinese Communist Party operates out of a vast walled-off compound, known as Zhongnanhai, near Beijing’s Forbidden City. It is here that...

Xiao Qiang is chief editor of China Digital Times, a Berkeley, Calif.-based website that tracks China’s Internet, publishes censored Chinese web postings and reports censorship instructions issued to Chinese state media. Foreign Policy magazine recently included Xiao in its “Pacific Power Index” as one of the 50 people most influential in shaping the U.S.-China relationship.

What’s in a name? ‘Hillary’ by any other name would still be controversial

There’s Beyoncé and Madonna, Cher and Prince. And now Hillary.

Intern Jessica Lis works at the Ready for Hillary super PAC offices in Arlington, Va., on April 3, 2015. The super PAC that has promoted Hillary Clinton on college campuses, at Democratic rallies and book signings for the former secretary of state will wind down their operations if and when Clinton announces her campaign for president.

U.S. agrees to refuel Saudi planes, but isn't evacuating Americans from Yemen

The United States has taken a step toward greater involvement in the Yemen war by agreeing to perform aerial refueling of Saudi and allied bombers...

An Indian Muslim family arrives at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, Monday, April 6, 2015 after being evacuated from Yemen. India is evacuating its citizens from Yemen amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.

Arab nations’ donations to Clinton Foundation: Curing world’s ills or currying favor?

Four oil-rich Arab nations, all with histories of philanthropy to United Nations and Middle Eastern causes, have donated vastly more money to the ...

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the New America Foundation (NAF) conference at the Newseum May 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Indian-Americans rise in politics in California and beyond

In a stairway just off the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Ami Bera walks past a portrait nearly every day of the late Congressman...

Former President Bill Clinton (center) appears at a rally at UC Davis to get out the vote for Democratic Reps. Ami Bera (left) and John Garamendi (right) at UC Davis on Oct. 29, 2014 in Davis, Calif.

Hunger strike by immigrant mothers at Texas facility prompts probe

Federal civil rights officials will meet Monday with two immigrant mothers who’ve been leading a hunger strike at a family detention camp in Karnes, Texas.

Another watchdog seeks FEC inquiry into whether Clinton must declare candidacy

In the latest barb of a recent conservative onslaught aimed at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a new watchdog group said Friday it has...

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Feb. 24, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif.