09/30/14 01:47 PM
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets with tens of thousands of people in the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took...
By Steve Doty | 09/30/14 01:46 PM
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced Congress on Tuesday morning to answer questions following a major security breach at the White House.
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14 01:45 PM
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Tuesday peppered Secret Service Director Julia Pierson with tough questions about her agency's reported mishandling of a 2011 gun attack on the White House that went unnoticed by agents for nearly four days.
By Ashe Schow | 09/30/14 01:40 PM
But her own campaign previously highlighted the complaints as a potential vulnerability.
09/30/14 01:32 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghans as they take over the fight against the Taliban...
By Sean Higgins | 09/30/14 01:28 PM
ExxonMobil is still a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a company spokesman said, refuting reports that the oil giant had dropped its long-standing support for the activist organization that promotes conservative policies at the state and local levels.
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14 01:24 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is not only trailing in the polls -- with her Republican challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, taking a slim 48-45 lead -- but a majority of voters in the Pelican State now say they disapprove of the job she is doing in Congress.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/30/14 01:21 PM
Conducted by AFL-CIO affiliate United Transportation Union, the poll focused primarily on whether or not voters in Iowa's 4th Congressional District want passenger rail.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/30/14 01:19 PM
NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/30/14 01:18 PM
As Republican candidates this year face intense criticism for past support for giving full constitutional rights to a fetus, activists are divided over whether to continue pushing the idea.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 12:48 PM
Greenhouse gas emissions from power plants rose last year partly because of an increase in coal used for generating electricity, the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday.
09/30/14 12:45 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags; manufacturers warn of lost jobs.
By Sean Lengell | 09/30/14 12:24 PM
The decision means that TV networks are now free to broadcast home games in the team's media market regardless of how many tickets are sold.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/30/14 12:21 PM
In a unanimous 5-0 decision Tuesday, the FCC voted to repeal its sports blackout policy originally instituted in 1975, which reinforced an NFL policy of blocking television channels from airing games that didn't sell out.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/30/14 12:13 PM
A new Gallup poll out Tuesday shows Louisiana is leaning left, but that isn't necessarily a good thing for incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.
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