By Alicia A. Caldwell | 02/20/14 08:09 AM
The Homeland Security Department abruptly reversed course Wednesday and dropped plans to ask a private company to give the government access to a nationwide database of license plate tracking information.
By Brian Hughes | 02/19/14 09:53 PM
President Obama in a joint press conference late Wednesday said the U.S. did not view the violence in Syria and Ukraine as part of “some Cold War chessboard,” insisting that the administration’s response was not motivated by a competition with Russia.
02/19/14 08:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has warned airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes. It's the second time in less than three weeks that the government has issued a warning about possible attempts to smuggle explosives on a commercial jetliner. Homeland...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 03:55 PM
The White House on Wednesday cautioned that the U.S. and Russia were not in competition over Ukraine's future, and encouraged Moscow to help bring a peaceful end to the violence in Kiev. “The message that we delivered to the Russians is that, again, we are not in some competition for the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 03:02 PM
"The United States condemns in the strongest terms the violence that’s taking place. And we have been deeply engaged with our European partners as well as the Ukrainian government and the opposition to try to ensure that that violence ends,” said Obama in Toluca, Mexico, where he is...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 11:31 AM
The White House said the President Obama would publicly address the escalating violence in Ukraine and that the administration was considering a “toolkit” of actions to rein in Kiev, including sanctions. White House press secretary Jay Carney and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes...
By Bradley Klapper | 02/19/14 08:15 AM
The accelerating U.S. national security threat is leading the administration to take a fresh look at previously shelved ideas, including more robust assistance to Western-backed rebels. They are also are looking at newer, more far-reaching options, including drone strikes on extremists and more...
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:12 AM
The U.S. Navy says one of two U.S. warships dispatched to the Black Sea before the Sochi Winter Olympics is being inspected for damage after it ran aground at a Turkish port last week.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/18/14 02:30 PM
The White House on Tuesday said there were no “active negotiations” with the Taliban to secure the release of Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009, but that the administration was open to discussing his release. “We have long made clear that we support an Afghan-led...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/18/14 02:23 PM
President Obama is willing to negotiate with the Taliban for the release of an Army soldier, his spokesman said when asked if the United States still has a policy of not negotiating with terrorists.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/18/14 01:48 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday slammed Russia, saying Moscow had offered an “unhelpful approach” to ending the Syrian civil war as the Geneva peace talks failed to provide a breakthrough.
By David Sharp | 02/18/14 09:02 AM
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. That future is now.
By George Jahn | 02/18/14 08:55 AM
It took months of arduous bargaining before Iran and six world powers could agree on a first-step nuclear deal. But the two sides may find the going even tougher Tuesday, when they start to confront hurdles standing in the path of a final accord.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 08:46 AM
While some leading Democrats have been reluctant to condemn the NSA's tactics, the GOP has begun to embrace a libertarian shift opposing the spy agency's broad surveillance powers — a striking departure from the policies that have defined the Republican Party for generations.
By Lolita Baldor | 02/18/14 08:17 AM
The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.
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