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Martin O'Malley leaves the Dirksen Federal Building after his arraignment in September. | Al Podgorski / Sun-Times Media

Key player in red light camera scandal plans to plead guilty

Darth Vader, leader of Ukraine's Internet Party, rides atop a car in Kiev, Ukraine. | AP

WATCH: Darth Vader, Stormtroopers hit campaign trail

Political campaigns in America would undoubtedly be more exciting if they all featured Darth Vader atop a black van while flames shoot out the top of it.

Via screenshot's EZ form not so easy for legal immigrants

WASHINGTON —'s new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long enrollment queues this year.

Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

White House fence jumper charged with assaulting police dogs

WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.

Three Ways ACA is affecting Business

More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has publicly declared his continued support for the state constitution's ban on gay marriage. | AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File

3 states refuse to allow same-sex marriage, despite court rulings

WASHINGTON — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional.