By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 10:25 AM
President Obama on Sunday evening spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the crisis in Ukraine, and assured him that he was focused on finding a “peaceful resolution.”
03/10/14 09:49 AM
PARIS — When you travel, airport security agents may pat you down, inspect your deodorant and scan your body from head to toe. But there's a good chance that no one's checking whether you're using someone's lost or stolen passport. A gaping, if little-known, loophole in international...
By Stephen Braun | 03/10/14 09:13 AM
U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
03/10/14 03:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say they plan to set up a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that will tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances. The system is intended to identify rogue...
03/09/14 04:50 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
By Sean Lengell | 03/09/14 01:31 PM
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan called on the Obama administration to hit Russian oligarchs with sanctions in response to Russia's military occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region. "There are vulnerabilities within Russia that [Russian President Vladimir Putin] has politically that can...
By Sean Lengell | 03/09/14 12:49 PM
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to recreate a Soviet-style sphere of Russian influence in Eastern Europe -- an ambition the United States and its allies must keep in check. Gates told "Fox News Sunday" that Russia's current military occupation...
03/08/14 04:45 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his living situation is a bit like prison — with a more lenient visitor policy. Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Assange also hinted that new leaks are coming from WikiLeaks. But he's giving no...
By Steve Chapman | 03/07/14 05:22 PM
In 1980, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter came up with a way to retaliate: stopping grain sales to Moscow. The boycott, said then-Commerce Secretary Philip Klutznick, would prove to the world that "aggression is costly" and induce the Soviets to "halt their...
By Diane Dimond | 03/07/14 05:55 PM
My dear grandma Cora always grew geraniums -- red geraniums, to be specific. Nearly every time I went to went to visit her she had pots of them flowering outside the front door. I would gently stroke the leaves and breathe in that unmistakable geranium smell. To this day I love the smell of...
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/07/14 03:41 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. who drew the biggest crowd of the day, bashed the National Security Agency — a sentiment that was met with a standing ovation.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., opened his CPAC speech by putting Republicans on notice that they need to shift toward the libertarian movement or lose the support of libertarian voters.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
As the United States weighed its response to Russia's violation of Ukraine's sovereignty, the military option was off the table even before one Russian soldier stepped foot in Crimea, and with good reason: The real battle between world powers in the 21st century is based as much on economics as...
By Michal Conger | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
Poor security and inaccurate records of Army supplies in Afghanistan led to the loss of $586 million in equipment between May 2012 and May 2013, including weapons and other sensitive information. The Army and civilian contractors oversee equipment at storage areas where extra supplies are...
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
All politics is local, and the Pentagon's proposal to place the A-10 Warthog fighter jet on the chopping block is making waves on the campaign trail in southeastern Arizona. Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., the successor to Rep. Gabby Giffords, likely faces a rematch with Republican Martha McSally,...
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