More national security agency Articles

  • U.S. taxpayers subsidizing state-owned companies through Export-Import Bank

    Should the U.S. government be propping up state-owned enterprises overseas? Should the U.S. business lobby be lobbying for this dynamic?

  • FDA proposes banning sales of e-cigarettes to youths

    The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed new restrictions to regulate electronic cigarettes, including banning their sale to minors. The move is aimed at extending government oversight to the new and mostly unregulated industry.

  • US journalist released in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — An American journalist who was held by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine for several days says he has been released and is in good condition. Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News told The Associated Press in a brief call Thursday that he had been freed and was heading to Donetsk,...

  • White House condemns attack on Christian hospital in Kabul

    A White House official condemned an attack at an American-run Christian hospital in Kabul on Thursday that killed three American medical staff members and wounded several others. “The United States condemns the attack today in Kabul that killed three Americans working to provide health care...

  • New date for Michelle Obama's Kansas graduation speech

    Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Kansas in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.

  • Michelle Obama says life on campaign trail felt like military life

    First lady Michelle Obama took her campaign to help veterans find jobs to Fort Campbell, Ky.., Wednesday where she said that most Americans don't know much about the military. Following comments from Jill Biden, the vice president's wife and Obama's teammate in helping veterans, she noted that...

  • Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest in a...

  • FCC Internet fairness policy seen eroded in pay-for-access plan

    A U.S. regulatory proposal that would let Internet-service providers charge companies for content distribution has set off a firestorm of opposition, with consumer advocates saying it may doom the open Internet. Internet-service providers such as AT&T Inc. would be able to negotiate...

  • Treasuries little changed after $29b 7-year note auction

    Treasuries were little changed after the U.S. sale of $29 billion in seven-year notes attracted higher-than-average demand. The bid-to-cover ratio, which gauges demand by comparing total bids with the amount of securities offered, was 2.60, compared with an average of 2.55 for the previous 10...

  • Editorial Cartoon: A long wait for a decision

    Cartoon by Steve Breen/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial Cartoon: Justice is colorblind

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Caterpillar 1Q profit climbs 5 pct, forecast rises

    Caterpillar's first-quarter earnings rose 5 percent, and the construction equipment maker raised its 2014 forecast. But the company also said Thursday that a mining equipment sales slump is still hurting results. The Peoria, Ill., company now expects 2014 earnings of $6.10 per share excluding...

  • Editorial Cartoon: IRS crackdown

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial Cartoon: Jeb's supporters

    Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.

  • Marlboro maker Altria 1Q profit falls

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Altria Group Inc.'s first-quarter profit dropped 15 percent as the Marlboro maker sold fewer cigarettes and its year-ago results benefited from lower expenses from a longstanding legal settlement. The owner of the nation's biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, said...



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