03/06/14 12:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says it will take two years of study and billions of dollars to overcome the loss of security to military operations and tactics that were revealed in the massive stash of documents taken by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 08:22 AM
President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order readying sanctions and visa restrictions on individuals the administration said were responsible for “destabilizing Ukraine.”
03/05/14 08:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The CIA inspector general is looking into the circumstances surrounding the committee's...
By Sean Lengell | 03/05/14 07:22 PM
The House has tentatively scheduled a Thursday vote on a loan package for Ukraine. Specifics of the financial aid package had not been released as of late Wednesday. The measure is to be considered under a suspension of House rules, meaning that a two-thirds majority is needed for passage....
By Michael Barone | 03/05/14 05:27 PM
Solipsism. It’s a fancy word which means that you assume others see the world as you do and will behave as you would.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/05/14 01:13 PM
The White House on Wednesday urged Russia to pull back its military forces from Ukraine and allow international monitors into Crimea. White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters that Russia has an “easy way out” of the international crisis. Carney said teams from the United...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/05/14 12:29 PM
Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., said in a statement that the United States must act “now” to pressure Russia to pull its military out of the country.
03/05/14 10:45 AM
VIENNA (AP) — A U.S. envoy told Iran on Wednesday that it can expect substantial relief from sanctions choking its economy only if it clears up suspicions that it worked on nuclear arms. But Tehran said claims that it did so are "baseless." The exchange reflected the obstacles remaining to a...
03/05/14 07:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he's "not optimistic" about a quick solution to the rift between the West and Russia over Ukraine. Gates tells CBS European countries apparently don't have any appetite for strong economic sanctions against President Vladimir Putin...
03/04/14 11:45 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's government vowed to address long-festering complaints about choking smog while promising to crack down harder on the new threat of terrorism and promote unity among the country's sometimes-restive ethnic minorities. In his first annual policy speech, Premier Li Keqiang...
By Zack Colman | 03/04/14 05:14 PM
The effects of climate change are "threat multipliers" that will force the Pentagon to rethink how it engages in training, missions and humanitarian aid around the world, the Defense Department said Tuesday in its Quadrennial Defense Review. The review, released every four years, steps up...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/04/14 03:13 PM
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is scheduled to join the popular South by Southwest (SXSX) tech conference via video, organizers say. Snowden will join American Civil Liberties Union technologist Christopher Soghoian to discuss technology and government surveillance at an event...
By Susan Crabtree | 03/04/14 01:23 PM
With Russia resolute on defending its right to takeover Ukraine's Crimean region, all eyes are on President Obama as he struggles to build a united response with western allies. Russian President Vladimir Putin in a rambling one-hour press conference early Tuesday appeared defiant, called the...
By Marcy Gordon | 03/04/14 08:49 AM
When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint — whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying — remained noticeably mum.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 08:41 AM
The Obama administration is working with Congress and the International Monetary Fund to provide Ukraine with $1 billion in loan guarantees to help stabilize the country's economy, the White House announced on Tuesday.
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