By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 10:48 AM
In some of his harshest comments about the administration's lackluster foreign policy to date, Sen. John McCain said that former President Jimmy Carter was tougher with U.S. foes than President Obama has been, and that America's credibility as world power has crumbled under Obama. McCain, the...
By Paul Bedard | 04/17/14 10:13 AM
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney may have lost in 2012, but he’s still trying to drive the GOP agenda and take shots at leading Democrats.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/17/14 10:09 AM
When you see a regulation promulgated in the name of public safety, always ask yourself: which special interest is profiting off this new intrusion of government?
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/17/14 09:43 AM
National Review's editors joined the chorus today, with an editorial calling the agency "cronyism concentrate."
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 09:17 AM
Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency documents, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin about whether Russia uses mass surveillance to spy on its citizens.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/17/14 09:10 AM
Congressional and media attention in the IRS scandal thus far has focused mainly on the federal tax agency and its former exempt organizations director, Lois Lerner. But Judicial Watch, the non-profit government watchdog, has obtained email correspondence between Lerner and key U.S. Department...
04/17/14 09:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. The Labor Department said Thursday that the four-week average of applications,...
By Ashe Schow | 04/17/14 09:00 AM
Terrorist group Boko Haram has escalated its campaign of terror in northeast Nigeria, most recently with the abduction of more than 100 school girls.
04/17/14 08:59 AM
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 08:47 AM
Obama said that Biden would "go down as one of the finest vice presidents in history and he has been as I said … a great partner in everything that I do,” in an interview aired Thursday on "CBS This Morning."
04/17/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans seeking weekly unemployment benefits rose to 304,000; still at pre-recession levels.
By Associated Press | 04/17/14 08:40 AM
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 08:21 AM
Vice President Joe Biden said that a possible 2016 run for the White House wouldn't change his ability to work with President Obama over the remainder of the second term. “There is nothing I would do differently, if I absolutely knew I wasn't going to run or I absolutely knew I was,” said...
04/17/14 08:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Goldman Sachs says its first-quarter earnings fell as fixed income trading slumped. The bank earned $1.9 billion in the quarter, down 11 percent from the same period a year earlier when it made $2.2 billion. The earnings were equivalent to $4.02 a share....
04/17/14 08:00 AM
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss. Its shares fell almost 5 percent in premarket trading. Toy makers are facing a weak environment...
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