By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - More troubles for the health care overhaul. Subsidies to help people buy insurance under the law may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog said Tuesday in a report suggesting that concerns about the law are far from over.
By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.
By RAY FAUREAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - After years of delay, protests and legal action, a tolling system finally came into force Tuesday on a large part of the freeway network of South Africa's richest province, Gauteng, amid threats by opponents to continue the fight against the
By LARA JAKES and JAMEY KEATENAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The secretary general of NATO says he won't set a deadline for the Afghan government to commit to a security agreement that lets troops remain there when the combat mission ends in 2014.
But Anders Fogh Rasmussen told reporters
By TOM ODULAAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - About 300 journalists and civil rights activists marched to parliament and the president's office Tuesday in Kenya's capital to protest what they say is an attempt by lawmakers to stifle criticism by pressuring journalists with monetary
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is joining diplomats from around the world in hopes of persuading Afghan leaders to let international troops remain in the war-torn country beyond 2014.
The issue will be among the top priorities at an
By KIMBERLY HEFLINGAP Education Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
By MARIA DANILOVAAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - With Ukraine's president out of the country and his opponents still boiling with anger, the country's political tensions Tuesday appeared mired in a standoff as large protest rallies showed no sign of letting up.
The opposition lost its
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy this month aimed at avoiding enrollment snafus come January while also trying to refocus the public's attention on broader
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is hosting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the White House, just days after the Latin American leader announced his intent to seek re-election in the midst of peace talks with the nation's leading rebel group.
The White House says Tuesday's
Monday morning, Spokane firefighters responded to two active house fires that broke out within a couple of hours – and miles – of each other, stretching city crews thin.
The first destroyed a single-story home on North Stone just before 4:00 a.m., while the second ripped through the
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy who had been named the town's honorary police chief was given a funeral with full police honors Tuesday, his flag-draped coffin arriving at church to the sound of bagpipes and leaving with a motorcycle escort.
"I lost a
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hollywood studios have won a copyright case against Hotfile Corp. after a Florida judge on Tuesday ordered the file-hosting website to pay $80 million in damages.
The court also ordered Hotfile to shut down within 20 days unless the website uses "state-of-the-art content