By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - There is no evidence of widespread misconduct within the Secret Service, according to a Homeland Security Department inspector general's report.
The 145-page report was issued Friday, more than 18 months after the agency in charge of
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is ordering a review of the military's response to sexual assault in the armed forces.
Obama says in a statement provided to The Associated Press that his administration has "an urgent obligation" to respond. The
By LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was hospitalized early Friday after feeling unwell and undergoing tests that revealed nothing wrong, his spokesman said.
"Everything is normal," Adam Jentleson, Reid's press secretary, said in a statement. "He
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - People whose existing health care insurance has been canceled because of the Affordable Care Act will not be hit with tax penalties for failing to line up new coverage as required under the law.
Health and Human Services Secretary
By DONNA CASSATA and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Friday gave the military one year to make progress on an epidemic of sexual assault or face potential tougher reforms, hours after Congress sent a sweeping defense bill for his signature that cracks down
By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For months, two review panels given nearly identical assignments by President Barack Obama have been studying how the White House should change or limit the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. They have functioned separately -
By JIM KUHNHENN and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With control of the Senate at stake in next year's elections, President Barack Obama's decision to name retiring Democratic Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China sets off a chain reaction that could give the White House and
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - In an audiotape, Egypt's military chief talks about his dreams, saying that in one nighttime vision he was brandishing a sword and that in another he told the late Anwar Sadat that he himself would be president one day. The tape, apparently leaked
By TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - In one of the most conservative states in the nation, supporters of gay marriage are pondering the unthinkable: a victory, or at least not a loss.
A proposal to amend Indiana's constitution to ban same-sex marriage has sparked a flurry of
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - On Capitol Hill, where the partisan divide runs so deep it has shut down the government, it can be unusual for members of opposing parties to publicly join together for much of anything - much less birthday cake.
Yet there was Sen. Dick Durbin, the
MOBILE USERS CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SLIDESHOW: http://bit.ly/JM8xCIUPDATE: The Washington State Patrol now tells us the 10-vehicle collision on I-90 is NOT a fatality as originally reported. WSP now says there is one person with life threatening injuries. Both westbound lanes remain blocked.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday morning just after 10am, Spokane Police responded to an armed robbery at the US Bank on N. Lincoln.
The search for the two robbers sent Willard Elementary into lockdown, but police say no students were ever in any danger. At 11:30 Friday morning, Spokane Police called off
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.