By Paul Bedard | 12/06/13 02:47 PM
A former CIA director on Friday said that Iran is just “a few months” away from having a nuclear bomb and he warned that Tehran’s best scenario of use would be a blast in the atmosphere that would destroy everything below it. R. James Woolsey, CIA director for two years under former...
12/06/13 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug to treat an unusual condition that causes painful, curved erections in men. The agency said it approved the biotech drug Xiaflex to treat Peyronie's disease, which causes an abnormal bend in the penis during...
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/06/13 02:29 PM
The United States late Thursday launched a new spy satellite into space with a logo that's making people concerned about recent reports of National Security Agency monitoring even more uncomfortable.
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 02:19 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will run for president in 2016 — if he can convince his wife to sign off on the idea. Paul joked that there are two votes in his household, both cast by his wife. "Both of them are no votes right now," he said during a speech at the Detroit Economic Club on Friday when...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 02:17 PM
The Obama administration knew as early as August that the small-business portal on healthcare.gov would not be ready by the Oct. 1 launch, but delayed admitting those problems until Nov. 27, according to documents released by House Republicans on Friday.
12/06/13 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is remembering Nelson Mandela as a "giant among us" who showed the world how to respond to injustice and tragedy. Mandela died Thursday in his home country. Former President Bill Clinton and Mrs. Clinton were close friends of...
12/06/13 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama, first lady to travel to South Africa next week to pay respects to Nelson Mandela.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:39 AM
Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday in a push for higher wages.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:21 AM
A consultant examining options for overhauling Medicaid in North Carolina said Thursday it could be 2020 before any plan to stabilize costs and shift risk toward the private sector is implemented fully.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:02 AM
A technical problem could prevent thousands of Medicaid applicants from being properly enrolled.
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