12/09/13 06:24 PM
As part of a global campaign to reform data collection, Google, Facebook, Apple and others said that concerns over national security should be weighed against individual rights.
12/09/13 05:54 PM
U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by the Associated Press.
By Joel Gehrke | 12/09/13 03:09 PM
SWAT teams arose in response to a legitimate need for police forces who could act in "serious violent emergency situations," Karl Bickel, a senior policy analyst at the DOJ's Community Oriented Police Services Program, allowed.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/09/13 03:01 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday called Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, expressing “deep concern” about the political turmoil in the European nation and warning against a violent crackdown on protesters. “In a phone call today with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, Vice...
By Chris Stirewalt | 12/09/13 03:00 PM
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12/09/13 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has urged Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH'-vich) to defuse escalating tensions in Kiev, where protesters and riot police squared off in the biggest of three weeks of demonstrations. Both men spoke by phone Monday. The White House...
By Michal Conger | 12/09/13 02:56 PM
Fake storefronts set up by federal agents to catch criminals selling guns and drugs have netted a wide array of bad guys, but left a longer list of problems in their wake, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The agents worked for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
By Timothy P. Carney | 12/09/13 02:56 PM
Every since Chuck Schumer told the hedge funds to quit being such recluses and start lobbying Washington, I've been wondering how this might change the nature of K Street. Most business lobbying involves businesses lobbying to protect their business model--from competition, from regulation,...
12/09/13 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' wealth reached an all-time this summer, buoyed by record-setting stock prices and a healthy recovery in home values. The Federal Reserve says to U.S. net worth, a measure of household wealth, rose 2.6 percent to $77.3 trillion in the July-September quarter. Net...
By Tim Mak | 12/09/13 02:16 PM
Sen. Mark Kirk's office announced Monday that the senator, who is still recovering from a 2012 stroke, underwent surgery to remove his gall bladder. Kirk, R-Ill., went to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Illinois on Saturday with stomach pains. Doctors determined he had gall stones and on...
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