10/01/14 01:47 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the events. By...
09/30/14 07:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14 06:18 PM
The Secret Service allowed a security breach during President Obama's visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16.
09/30/14 06:02 PM
SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping. In neighboring Syria, Kurdish militiamen were on the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 05:18 PM
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has obtained internal FBI documents showing a rift between the bureau and the 9/11 Commission over al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, who was later killed by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/30/14 04:34 PM
The Pentagon pushed back Tuesday against accusations that the Obama administration exaggerated or fabricated the threat from the Khorasan group to justify airstrikes in Syria, saying the al Qaeda offshoot still poses a danger to U.S. interests.
By David Limbaugh | 09/30/14 03:51 PM
This undeniable character trait was on full display in his interview with Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes," in the sense that he simply cannot entertain the possibility, much less -- infinitely less -- admit the possibility that he has made a mistake or exercised poor judgment.
09/30/14 03:03 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, vehicles and artillery pieces of the Islamic State group on both sides of the Syria-Iraq frontier Tuesday, including around a beleaguered Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border that is under assault by the militants, activists...
09/30/14 02:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore...
09/30/14 02:47 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — In a pair of fiery speeches at the United Nations, the Israeli and Palestinian leaders appear to have abandoned any hope of reviving peace talks and instead seem intent on pressing forward with separate diplomatic initiatives that all but ignore each other. Israeli Prime...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14 02:25 PM
One after another, lawmakers expressed outrage and disbelief over the Sept. 19 breach, along with another incident involving the Secret Service's botched response to a shooter who fired off seven shots that hit the White House's upper residence in 2011.
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 Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14 11:32 AM
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said she "takes full responsibility" for a recent incident in which a White House intruder reached the ceremonial heart of the White House before being detained.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/30/14 10:38 AM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Obama declare the country's partnership to be "robust, reliable and enduring" -- as well as expanding in a joint Washington Post op-ed Tuesday.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 10:05 AM
Republicans would be willing to return to Congress and debate a broad measure authorizing the president to take military action in the Middle East, a GOP lawmaker said Tuesday.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14
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