By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 12:47 PM
Chinese hackers have penetrated the computer networks of contractors critical to moving U.S. troops and equipment around the world in time of crisis, potentially giving Beijing access to every move the military makes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
09/17/14 12:46 PM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. The situation is so dire in Liberia that its president welcomed America's pledge to send troops and...
By Ashe Schow | 09/17/14 12:45 PM
If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.
By Paul Bedard | 09/17/14 12:42 PM
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd gets top billing in a new Colorado campaign to warn marijuana tourists to go slow.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/17/14 12:40 PM
"I know something about snow machines," X Games snowmobile medalist Cory Davis says. "That's why I had a good laugh when I saw Mark Begich pretending to ride one."
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14 12:37 PM
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says at least one foreign fighter for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has already traveled in and out of the United States before committing a suicide bombing overseas.
By David M. Drucker | 09/17/14 12:36 PM
Republican strategists in three key early states say the rise of the Islamic State will propel more hawkish presidential candidates in 2016.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 12:35 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters Wednesday that the San Francisco 49ers should not have allowed defensive end Ray McDonald to play in Sunday's game because of pending domestic violence charges.
09/17/14 12:30 PM
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Nike has suspended its sponsorship deal with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson following child abuse allegations. The Beaverton-based shoemaker issued a statement Wednesday morning that said Nike "in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any...
By Paul Bedard | 09/17/14 12:22 PM
President Obama's drug czar has a warning for America's stoners: Marijuana is the only drug on the rise in fatal car wrecks.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 12:17 PM
Former Utah GOP governor Jon Huntsman has been talking with supporters about another White House bid as an independent.
09/17/14 12:17 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question." In his first interview with foreign media since taking office...
09/17/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising in midday trading ahead of a Federal Reserve announcement that might signal when the central bank will raise interest rates. The Fed releases its statement at 2 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose one point to 2,000 as 12:08...
09/17/14 12:00 PM
DALLAS (AP) — Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries. That's up from about 40,000 temporary holiday workers hired last year....
By Becket Adams | 09/17/14 09:49 AM
Honestly, is it all that surprising to read that a celebrity doctor may have snapped a few "selfies" with an unconscious Joan Rivers?
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