09/17/14 01:31 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...
09/17/14 01:30 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 Paul Bedard | 09/17/14 01:29 PM
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a leading 2016 GOP presidential contender, on Wednesday ripped President Obama's military spending and troop cuts, charging that he has "failed the first test of leadership as commander-in-chief."
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14 01:16 PM
"After a decade of massive ground deployments, it is more effective to use our unique capabilities in support of partners on the ground so they can secure their own countries' futures," he said. "And that's the only solution that will succeed over the long term."
09/17/14 01:15 PM
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 students Wednesday at a government college in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, police and emergency officials said. Four men in a tricycle taxi drove up to the Federal College of Education Kano and opened fire when security guards...
By Michael Barone | 09/17/14 01:01 PM
There's a widespread assumption that most Americans prefer multilateral action-- acting with other nations as partners. But maybe that's not so.
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.
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.
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