09/16/14 04:01 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Under pressure to boost the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is rapidly growing. The military response is part of a heightened U.S. role...
By Sarah Westwood | 09/16/14 04:01 PM
Department of Health and Human Services officials knew of the security risks before launching healthcare.gov, the troubled website for the Obamacare health insurance program.
By Zack Colman | 09/16/14 03:56 PM
Stephen G. Burns and Jeffery M. Baran are the newest members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after earning votes of 60-40 and 56-44, respectively. The move brings the commission's split to three Democrats -- chairwoman Allison Macfarlane being the other one -- and two Republicans.
09/16/14 03:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme." The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company's private student loans. Corinthian misled...
09/16/14 03:32 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists. The actions by lawmakers began to flesh out the emerging...
By Becket Adams | 09/16/14 03:30 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., may come across as soft-spoken, but don't let that fool you: He's got sharp elbows and a sharp staff, and when you come at him, you'd best not miss.
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 03:30 PM
Senate Republicans say they will support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, even if some of their GOP colleagues in the House have significant reservations.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/16/14 03:21 PM
Hillary Clinton will return to Iowa with former President Clinton on Sunday for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign to attend a steak fry and look for political redemption.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/16/14 03:18 PM
The House on Tuesday voted by a narrow margin to advance government funding legislation that includes a provision to authorize President Obama to equip and train Syrians to fight against Islamic terrorists.
By Paul Bedard | 09/16/14 03:13 PM
New poll finds American view Chicago, President Obama's hometown, as the nation's most dangerous city.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 03:05 PM
NASA will reveal which one or two private companies will win the rights to send astronauts to the International Space Station under its Commercial Crew Program, the Associated Press reported.
09/16/14 03:02 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic State extremists who have seized a...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 03:01 PM
"Americans for the ExIm Bank" is now a SuperPAC, having filed documents with the FEC.
By John Stossel | 09/16/14 02:44 PM
America needs immigrants. Immigrants co-founded most of Silicon Valley's start-ups. The Patent Office says immigrants invent things at twice the rate of native-born Americans.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 02:40 PM
Sen. Maria Cantwell announced Tuesday that she will introduce a bill to strip the NFL's tax-exempt status over its failure to force the team to change its name, which many Native Americans find offensive.
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