07/23/14 06:01 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says negotiations toward a cease-fire agreement in the Gaza Strip are making some progress after days of a deadly impasse between Israel and Hamas militants. Kerry was not specific Wednesday in describing what he called steps forward in the...
By Richard Pollock | 07/22/14 06:17 PM
Stronger cybersecurity measures are needed to protect a federal data-mining system containing the most private financial information on hundreds of millions of Americans, an inspector general warns.
By Roger Williams | 07/22/14 04:15 PM
Over the last 10 years, I have worked closely with Texas officials to address the many issues prevalent in border states: the trafficking of drugs, weapons and humans, illegal border crossing, trade, and economic development for border communities. As secretary of state under Gov. Rick Perry,...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/23/14 05:35 AM
If President Obama delivers a public speech during a fundraising swing, he can decrease the Democratic Party committee's bill for his Air Force One travel, but there's a mystery surrounding how much the law requires him to reimburse the U.S. Treasury.
07/23/14 05:31 AM
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for positive identifications and answers about who...
07/23/14 05:30 AM
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. Delta Air Lines turned around one of its jets midflight...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/22/14 03:59 PM
While Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday cheered dueling court rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies, a conservative watchdog group has been preparing for the next big court case challenging the health care law.
By Zack Colman | 07/22/14 06:28 PM
One environmental group thinks it knows how to measure the invisible. And if the Obama administration wants to combat climate change, it says what it's doing deserves a look.
By Luke Rosiak | 07/22/14 05:55 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rarely makes time to travel back to Nevada and listen to the voters who sent him to Washington, according to a Washington Examiner review of Senate disbursement records.
By Richard Pollock | 07/22/14 05:02 PM
One of President Obama's closest White House advisers counts among his key financial supporters a reclusive Swiss billionaire whose company conducted illegal human experiments that resulted in the deaths of three elderly patients.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/22/14 06:57 PM
A group of House Republicans will call for sending the National Guard to the U.S. southern border, where a months-long surge in illegal immigration has flooded Texas with thousands of children from Central America.
07/23/14 12:15 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say more than 30 firefighters battled a blaze that significantly damaged a single-story charter high school in the Los Angeles area. LA County Fire inspector Scott Miller said two firefighters were hospitalized Tuesday after fighting the fire at Animo High School...
By Rebecca Berg | 07/22/14 11:18 PM
It's a tough election cycle to run as a member of Congress. Public dissatisfaction with Washington and its elected officials was likely one factor that propelled Republican David Perdue to a narrow victory in Georgia on Tuesday over his run-off rival, Rep. Jack Kingston. Kingston, who has...
By Byron York | 07/22/14 10:16 PM
Top IRS officials told congressional investigators that Lois Lerner's hard drive -- the one containing emails that could shed light on the IRS targeting scandal -- was irreparably damaged before it was destroyed completely in 2011. But now, investigators have had a chance to talk to the...
07/22/14 09:00 PM
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says one of its police officers was shot in a confrontation with several armed suspects but is expected to survive. Department spokesman Albert Martinez says the deputy was one of many responding to an assault with a...
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