By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 12:10 PM
Not waiting for Washington's direction on how to aid in the fight against Ebola in Africa, American church groups are assembling ground teams and truckloads of food to send to the region beset with the virus.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 11:50 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to block a lower court ruling that would have expanded early voting in Ohio.
09/30/14 11:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use "lethal force" to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not clear about whether the Secret Service is authorized to shoot people trying to jump over the White House fence....
By Joseph Lawler | 09/30/14 11:36 AM
While the Federal Reserve has been trying to boost the economy by buying trillions of long-term government bonds, the Treasury Department has been undercutting its efforts by issuing more long-term securities, according to a new report.
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14 11:33 AM
Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo and Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., violated state campaign finance law by appearing in a pricey TV spot together, the state's Republican Party alleged this week.
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.
09/30/14 11:32 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the front door to the White House now locks automatically in a security breach. Pierson told a House panel that the switch to automatic locks at the White House's north door was made after an Army veteran jumped the fence on Sept. 19...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 11:21 AM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Tuesday released new campaign ads targeting North Carolina, Arkansas and Colorado, which are three of the most contested Senate races.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 11:21 AM
As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.
09/30/14 11:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the agency's security plan to protect the White House was not properly executed when an Army veteran with a knife jumped the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion. Pierson says all decisions and actions made on Sept....
By Ashe Schow | 09/30/14 11:05 AM
California's bill, S.B.967, is the first in the nation to define consent as an "affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement," but also codify into law that a "lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent, nor does silence mean consent."
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 11:03 AM
Man-made climate change, largely through burning greenhouse gas-emitting fossil fuels that scientists say warm the planet, did not necessarily explain the 16 extreme weather events for 2013 that the report covered.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 10:55 AM
More people than ever are reading newspapers online, driven by a huge surge of interest from women and a radical shift from paper to mobile devices like iPhones, a cheerful Newspaper of Association report reveals.
09/30/14 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told lawmakers she takes full responsibility for the serious breach of the White House mansion eight days ago. That's when an Army veteran with a knife climbed the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion before he was...
09/30/14 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vows that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a man scaled the White House fence and made his way well into the executive mansion will never happen again. Pierson told the House Oversight and Government Operations...
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