By Associated Press | 11/23/13 02:40 PM
An Iran nuclear deal within reach, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and five other foreign ministers focused Saturday on the fine print of a draft agreement meant to satisfy not only the other side, but also to placate powerful domestic forces that fear giving too much for too little in return.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/22/13 04:20 PM
Those Metrobus ads scheduled to appear on Washington, D.C., buses next week are backed by a couple of somewhat shadowy groups. The group officially behind the ads, which thank former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for leaking official documents, is the Partnership for Civil...
By Lolita C. Baldor | 11/22/13 08:53 AM
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — The U.S. military is looking for ways to expand operations in the vast waters of the Arctic as melting ice caps open sea lanes and other nations such as Russia compete for the lucrative oil and gas deposits. But the effort will take money and resources to fill the broad...
By Jamey Keaten | 11/22/13 08:48 AM
MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov threw his weight Friday behind nuclear talks with Iran, flying to Geneva to join senior negotiators struggling to seal a deal that would see Tehran start to roll back its atomic activities in exchange for sanctions relief.
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 06:02 PM
The Senate adjourned for a two-week Thanksgiving recess Thursday without completing work on an annual defense policy bill that members on both sides of the aisle deemed crucial to national security. Republican senators blocked a procedural motion to end debate on the National Defense...
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 03:54 PM
The Senate's decision to invoke the "nuclear option" and limit Republican opportunities to use the filibuster had the side-effect of blowing up work on the annual Pentagon policy legislation the body was considering Thursday. Senators debated the defense bill into the evening on Wednesday, but...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/21/13 10:40 AM
In a surprise move, Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared to pour cold water on the chances for an immediate security deal with the U.S., saying that because of the mistrust' between him and Washington, any agreement should wait until his successor is elected. “The agreement should be...
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:52 AM
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean officials detained an 85-year-old American veteran of the Korean War last month as he sat in a plane set to leave the country, the man's son said.
11/21/13 03:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of the Air Force's nuclear missile force are feeling "burnout" from what they see as exhausting, unrewarding and stressful work, according to an unpublished study obtained by The Associated Press. The finding by researchers for RAND Corp. adds to indications that...
11/21/13 01:59 AM
Republicans insist on an open process that would allow them to vote on amendments to the popular defense authorization bill that has become law every year for the past half century. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is trying to limit amendments and wrap up the legislation in a few days,...
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