BERLIN (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday will renew his call to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, including a proposed one-third reduction in U.S. and Russian arsenals, a senior administration official said.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 1:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farm-state lawmakers are scrambling to win bipartisan support for a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill on the House floor this week.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 12:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no guarantee that President Barack Obama's health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 12:09 am
Today is Wednesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2013. There are 195 days left in the year.
Posted on 19 June 2013 | 12:01 am
One of the 19 Duggar children is leaving the family's home state of Arkansas and moving to D.C. for a job with the Family Research Council. There, Josh Duggar will take over as the Executive Director of FRCAction, the lobbying arm of the conservative organization probably best known for its anti-gay advocacy.
Posted on 18 June 2013 | 9:39 pm
Fewer than half of Americans think the Homeland Security Department should be responsible for determining if the country’s borders are secure, according to the latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, indicating a small preference for a national agency over state and local government.
Posted on 18 June 2013 | 7:50 pm
Most Americans say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the country, but the public divides evenly on whether citizenship should be linked to stiff progress in securing the border, as many Senate Republicans are demanding, the latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll has found.
Posted on 18 June 2013 | 7:49 pm
More than 150 doctors and other medical professionals are asking President Barack Obama to allow them to treat hunger strikers in the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "It is clear that they do not trust their military doctors," the physicians wrote in an open letter published in The Lancet medical journal on Tuesday. "Without [...]
Posted on 18 June 2013 | 7:01 pm
BERLIN—President Obama arrived here to recapture some of his 2008 magic.
Posted on 18 June 2013 | 6:15 pm