12/04/13 09:27 AM
American officials have said the missile defenses they want to install in Europe will protect NATO allies and counter any threat from Iran. Russia has long opposed the plan, and sees the system as a threat to the viability of Russia's own nuclear arsenal as a deterrent.
12/04/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's lawyer in the White House is sticking around a little longer. The White House said in September that Kathryn Ruemmler planned to leave by the end of the year to go into private practice in New York. But White House officials say that after speaking...
12/04/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade gap narrows to $40.6 billion in October as oil sales boost exports to record level.
12/04/13 03:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear, according to a study released Wednesday. The Library of Congress conducted the...
12/04/13 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A watchdog group says all 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges. The Center for Public Integrity says three states — Montana, Utah and Idaho —...
12/04/13 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has created an online financial aid toolkit aimed at helping guidance counselors and others who advise students with college applications. The toolkit can be found at http://financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov . It has details about applying for financial aid...
12/03/13 10:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are warning the public that certain cardiac defibrillators recalled by Philips Healthcare may fail to deliver a needed shock in an emergency. Defibrillators are used by emergency responders and others to restore normal heart function in people...
12/03/13 09:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American man who is marking four years in prison in Cuba has written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the president to get personally involved in securing his release. Alan Gross was arrested four years ago Tuesday while working covertly in the Communist-run...
12/03/13 09:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — American students once again lag behind many of their Asian and European peers on a global exam, a continuing trend that often is blamed on child poverty and a diverse population in U.S. schools. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called the results a "picture of educational...
12/03/13 07:22 PM
Freight Railroads: Moving Our Economy Forward
By Charlie Spiering | 12/04/13
By Paul Bedard | 12/05/13
By Byron York | 12/03/13
By Paul Bedard | 12/04/13
By Noemie Emery | 12/04/13