11/13/13 10:10 AM
Iran, which plans to have enough nuclear reactors to generate 20,000 megawatts of electricity, hopes the construction of another Russian-built power plant can start after March, said the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization. “We hope to witness the construction of our country’s second...
By Alicia A. Caldwell | 11/13/13 10:00 AM
President Obama's pick to be the Homeland Security secretary said Wednesday that filling key leadership vacancies and improving morale is more critical currently than the department's core counterterrorism mission.
By Raphael Satter | 11/13/13 09:56 AM
LONDON — A specialist unit of Britain's biggest police force is pursuing a criminal investigation following the leak of classified intelligence material to the Guardian newspaper, a senior officer said in a letter published Tuesday, a sign of the pressure being applied to the paper and its...
By Brian Hughes | 11/12/13 06:02 PM
The three former secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security are urging the Senate to confirm President Obama’s nominee for the post, Jeh Johnson, who will appear before lawmakers in the upper chamber on Wednesday. “Mr. Johnson’s experience and ability makes him an eminently...
11/12/13 09:18 AM
MANILA, Philippines — The United States has ordered an aircraft carrier to the sail to the Philippines to provide assistance in the wake of the devastating typhoon that leveled part of the country with thousands feared dead. A Pentagon state says Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered...
By Bloomberg News | 11/12/13 09:09 AM
Pentagon contracts plunged 66 percent to $15.7 billion last month, the lowest level since January, driven by automatic U.S. spending cuts and a partial government shutdown.
By Randall Chase | 11/12/13 09:04 AM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Global Aviation Holdings Inc., the largest provider of private airlift services to the military, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware, citing the cancellation of missions. Global Aviation, based in Peachtree City, Ga., listed up to $1 billion in both assets and...
By Tim Mak | 11/11/13 01:44 PM
This is the last Veterans Day that America will mark with combat troops still stationed in Afghanistan, and the country's sense of apathy over that war and those still fighting it has only grown over a dozen years of conflict.
By Diaa Hadid | 11/11/13 10:39 AM
BEIRUT — A coalition of Syria-based opposition groups warned Monday that a proposed international peace conference to negotiate an end to the three-year conflict might be the "last chance" for a solution.
11/08/13 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the FBI is investigating possible child sexual abuse at Fort Meade in Maryland involving a former civilian worker there. Two officials confirmed the investigation, which involves alleged sexual abuse at the Fort Meade Youth Center. The officials spoke on...
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