By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. and Yemeni officials said Friday that the target of a Dec. 12th drone strike in Yemen was the ringleader behind the summer plot that shuttered 19 diplomatic posts across Africa and the Mideast. But he was only wounded, and escaped,
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - AT&T Inc. says it will publish reports on the number of requests for customer information that it receives from law enforcement agencies, the latest move in the telecommunications industry toward fuller disclosure amid debate over government
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says nearly 3.9 million people have qualified for coverage through the health care law's Medicaid expansion.
The numbers released Friday cover the period from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30 and underscore a pattern of
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Navy has not seen the end of the multimillion-dollar bribery and contracting scandal that has implicated several contractors and naval personnel, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Friday, warning that more disclosures are coming.
LONDON (AP) - Newspaper reports say the latest documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that British and American intelligence agencies monitored the communications of hundreds of targets in some 60 nations, including an Israeli prime minister and European
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has cleared the way for Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as head of the Federal Reserve.
Senators voted 59-34 Friday to end debate on the president's nomination of Yellen. Approval is expected Jan. 6, the day the Senate returns from winter recess.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Max Baucus, the Montana Democrat who helped Republican George W. Bush win sweeping tax cuts, led the design of President Barack Obama's health law and then correctly predicted it would be a "train wreck," is getting a diplomatic plum
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted Friday to confirm a retired corporate and government turnaround specialist to head the Internal Revenue Service, an agency recovering from scandal as it gears up to play a big role in implementing the president's health
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will nominate retiring Sen. Max Baucus of Montana to serve as ambassador to China.
If he's confirmed by the Senate, Baucus will replace ambassador Gary Locke, who's announced he plans to leave the diplomatic post.
By LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed immigration director Alejandro Mayorkas to be the No. 2 official at the Department of Homleand Security.
The 54-41 vote clears one of dozens of President Barack Obama's nominees to high government offices. Under a deal
MOBILE USERS CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SLIDESHOW: http://bit.ly/JM8xCIRITZVILLE, Wash.- We now know the name of the driver killed in nine vehicle pileup just seven miles from Ritzville Friday afternoon. Jean Amidon of Whitefish Montana was pronounced dead on the scene after her vehicle ran
By M.L. JOHNSONAssociated Press
SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin dairy farmer Kevin Ainsworth rushed to the emergency room in 1992, when he sliced off the tip of his finger. Other than a quick trip in 2010 when a test during a blood donation raised a false alarm about hepatitis C, that was his last
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62