09/17/14 05:31 PM
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor which he described as "very rare" and "very difficult." Ford has been hospitalized for a week with a tumor...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 05:27 PM
The vote to authorize President Obama to train and equip Syrian rebel forces to combat the Islamic State was 273 to 156 and came after six hours of debate, carried over two days.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/17/14 05:24 PM
A dangerous security bug found in as many as 70 percent of android devices could enable malware to hack users’ open browser tabs. The vulnerability, found in the stock browser of Android releases under 4.4, allows sites controlled by hackers to inject code into other tabs that the user has...
09/17/14 05:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. The Fed said it intends to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remains under control, until it...
09/17/14 05:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to give President Barack Obama authority to train, arm moderate Syrian rebels.
By Sean Lengell | 09/17/14 05:14 PM
"I hope they won't do it. I don't think Scots will live as good a quality of life if the 'yeses' prevail," said Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a member of the Senate's Friends of Scotland Caucus.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 05:09 PM
In the speech sponsored by the Concerned Veterans for America, Sen. Marc Rubio called for more intervention abroad, and made digs at presidential hopefuls who pick favorable polling numbers over "necessary" leadership.
By Philip Klein | 09/17/14 05:05 PM
In contrast, just 25 percent of those surveyed gave President Obama's healthcare law an 'A' or a 'B.'
09/17/14 05:02 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighboring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group....
09/17/14 05:01 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday finalized a license for a proposed $1.6 billion resort casino across from Boston, but the casino company says it's not yet prepared to campaign against a looming threat: November's ballot question to repeal the state's...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 04:57 PM
Chinese hackers have penetrated the computer networks of contractors critical to moving U.S. troops and equipment around the world in time of crisis, potentially giving Beijing access to every move the military makes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
By Zack Colman | 09/17/14 04:52 PM
The expansion of the Panama Canal would allow passage of larger ships carrying nearly a quarter more crude oil through the route, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.
By Sean Higgins | 09/17/14 04:50 PM
"Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 04:40 PM
"[Foxx] has no intentions of running against a senator who supported his nomination and told Senator Burr in so many words several months after being confirmed," spokeswoman Meghan Keck wrote.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/17/14 04:38 PM
Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation, bogus profit claims, empty scare tactics about how Boeing will die, and now, spooky stories about significant drops in exports resulting from killing Ex-Im.
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