By Charlie Spiering | 12/12/13 09:06 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., continued to defend the House Budget agreement with Democrats on Wednesday night during an appearance on Fox News with conservative host Sean Hannity.
By Jonathan Fahey | 12/12/13 09:05 AM
NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution. The company's annual long-term energy outlook, released...
By Maryclaire Dale | 12/12/13 09:04 AM
PHILADELPHIA — The parents of a Marine whose body came back from Greece missing his heart amended their federal lawsuit Wednesday to add the Greek government and an Athens hospital as defendants.
By Lara Jakes | 12/12/13 09:02 AM
The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
12/12/13 09:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is targeting several companies and individuals for evading international sanctions against Iran and for providing support for Iran's nuclear program. The Treasury and State departments announced Thursday they are freezing assets and banning...
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 08:56 AM
The fired chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was expected Thursday in federal court after the aide's arrest on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography, authorities said. Ryan Loskarn was a rising star who had spent the past decade working his way up to...
By Donna Cassata | 12/12/13 08:55 AM
Working-age military retirees would see fewer dollars in their federal pensions and the Pentagon would get some long-sought stability in spending under Congress' budget deal.
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 08:54 AM
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging Haitians not to attempt risky sea voyages to escape their Caribbean homeland. Dozens of Haitian migrants have died in recent attempted crossings.
By Dave Kolpack | 12/12/13 08:53 AM
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a suburban landscape.
12/12/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US unemployment aid applications surge to 368,000, reflecting bump in claims after holiday.
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