By Joel Gehrke | 04/18/14 01:09 PM
A mysterious American plane seen at an airport in Iran may have violated U.S. law by landing in Tehran, which the Treasury Department will investigate. U.S. law "would generally prohibit U.S. registered aircraft from flying to Iran," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Friday.
By Paul Bedard | 04/18/14 01:05 PM
More than half of the nation’s union members, most of whose Washington-based executives support President Obama and use dues to support Democrats, fear the government, a remarkably high number that even tops the 42 percent of gun owners who fear Uncle Sam, according to a new poll. Overall,...
By Zack Colman | 04/18/14 12:45 PM
Capitol Hill has been buzzing about how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission protects certain information following a Wall Street Journal story that, citing an agency analysis, said coordinated attacks at nine key substations could cause coast-to-coast blackouts for weeks, even months.
By Sean Lengell | 04/18/14 12:37 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, who has been fighting with the federal government over grazing, "domestic terrorists."
By Paul Bedard | 04/18/14 12:32 PM
When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius finally leaves Washington and returns home for a potential Senate challenge, the former governor is going to find out that she’s not in her old Kansas anymore.
04/18/14 11:45 AM
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's ailing incumbent president wins 4th term with 81 percent of vote.
04/18/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped in 21 states, rose in 17 and...
04/18/14 09:00 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV: 14 people killed in car bomb near mosque in pro-government district of Homs.
By Gary Fineout | 04/18/14 08:17 AM
The administration of Gov. Rick Scott is making a unique legal argument when it comes to handing over public records: Get it from the employees, not us.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:14 AM
Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough is facing questions about her decision to hire family members and others with political ties to her.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:13 AM
Chicago's inspector general says the city has "resuscitated" what had been a scandal-plagued minority business program.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:08 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says $66 million is available nationwide to state departments of agriculture for specialty crops.
By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:05 AM
A Bridgeport grocer has been charged with buying food stamps from customers and using the money to buy bulk merchandise.
By Tim Talley | 04/18/14 08:02 AM
The top Democrat in the Oklahoma House said Thursday that legislators shouldn't cut the state income tax this year, citing declining revenue and critical public education and transportation needs.
By David Pitt | 04/18/14 08:01 AM
The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board said Thursday that two aides to Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration, in the latest accusation that top government officials pushed to fill state positions with allies.
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