By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A website partially funded by the oil and gas industry could be a "constructive" tool for federal regulators as they consider requiring public disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, Senate Energy Committee Chairman Ron
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he has signed new policy guidelines to oversee when the U.S. can use drone strikes against suspected terrorists.
Obama says clear guidelines, oversight and accountability are spelled out in "policy guidance" he signed Wednesday.
He says Thursday in a
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his administration informs Congress about every drone strike America orders.
In a national security speech Thursday, Obama said the administration has briefed the appropriate congressional committees about all drone strikes outside of Iraq and
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his administration is willing to consider accepting increased oversight of lethal drone strikes outside of war zones like Afghanistan.
In a speech on new contours of his counterterrorism strategy, Obama took note Thursday of a number of proposed ways of
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is condemning what he calls an "appalling attack" that killed a British soldier Wednesday.
Two men have been accused of butchering the soldier with knives and a meat cleaver on a London street while horrified bystanders watched.
Obama said in a written
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee for commerce secretary was questioned briefly about her ties to a subprime mortgage lender that failed in 2001 and her role as a beneficiary of family offshore trusts in the Bahamas, but those were minor bumps in
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - However Anthony Weiner does when the polls close, he's certain to add drama to the most competitive New York City mayor's race in more than a decade.
As the scandal-lashed former congressman got ready for a first round of campaign events
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - A Canadian businessman caught up in a corruption probe in Cuba apparently went on trial Thursday, nearly two years after he was detained and his import company, Tri-Star Caribbean, was shuttered.
Sarkis Yacoubian arrived at an Interior Ministry courthouse
By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Reading, writing, arithmetic - and PE?
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senator says repeated sexual assaults in the military allow a culture to continue.
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) of New York addressed the latest case at West Point. An Army sergeant is charged with secretly taking pictures and video of at least
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday
BICKLETON, Wash. (AP) - A freak snow has given students a snow day in May in the Klickitat County town of Bickleton. School Superintendent Ric Palmer says 10-to-12 inches fell in places overnight and heavy snow brought some tree branches down on lines, knocking out power and