03/12/14 06:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bypassing Congress, President Barack Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would be required to pay millions more workers for the extra time they put in on the job. The rules, which would not likely take effect until 2015, are aimed at workers...
By Paul Bedard | 03/12/14 06:41 PM
The Democratic chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee declared Wednesday that cabinet secretaries do not have to answer questions at hearings if they don’t feel like it, the latest breakdown in collegiality. In a politically-charged atmosphere during a...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/12/14 06:32 PM
A Senate panel Thursday approved a package of loan guarantees for embattled Ukraine, but the measure could ultimately stall over a provision included to reform the International Monetary Fund. Congress will adjourn for a week-long recess Friday before addressing the legislation, which includes...
By Jed Babbin | 03/12/14 06:26 PM
The F-35 should be known as the fighter that ate the defense budget. It's the most expensive defense program ever. So far the cost is about $400 billion to buy them and an additional $1 trillion to fly and maintain over its service life. And its costs are still climbing And that’s not the...
03/12/14 06:19 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants in the Gaza Strip fired dozens of rockets Wednesday into southern Israel, sending civilians rushing into bomb shelters but causing no casualties. The Israeli military said it was the largest rocket barrage since 2012, when it launched an eight-day air campaign in...
By Brian Hughes | 03/12/14 06:13 PM
President Obama declined to take sides Wednesday in a simmering feud between the Central Intelligence Agency and the Senate over whether the agency spied on a congressional panel. “With respect to the issues that are going back and forth between the Senate committee and the CIA, [agency...
By David Freddoso | 03/12/14 06:11 PM
“What happened last night in Florida was really scary,” the Democratic National Committee wrote its online donors Wednesday afternoon. The fundraising pitch was referring to the role millions in outside spending had played in their Saint Petersburg-area special election loss Tuesday night....
03/12/14 06:01 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's official Xinhua News Agency says a government website has images of suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. The report says the satellite images from the morning of March 9 appear to show "three suspected floating objects" of varying sizes. The...
03/12/14 05:45 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's Xinhua agency: Government website has images of suspected debris of missing plane.
03/12/14 04:15 PM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand raises benchmark interest rates by 0.25 percent, to 2.75 percent.
03/12/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine's PM vows to never surrender, says, 'Ukraine is and will be part of the Western world'
03/12/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: US and world 'will be forced to apply costs' if Russia continues its path in Ukraine.
03/12/14 02:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the Central Intelligence Agency's top lawyer gave it a "heads up" before the CIA filed a criminal complaint with the Justice Department against Senate Intelligence Committee staffers earlier this year. The Senate panel has been investigating the CIA's...
By Astrid Galvan | 03/12/14 01:49 PM
The Arizona Constitution limits governors to two terms, but the Republican governor and her advisers have kept alive a scenario in which she might mount a longshot legal challenge to seek another four years in office.
03/12/14 01:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal Trade Commission opens investigation into the nutritional supplement company Herbalife.
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