By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says that all states are now complying with new rules allowing the same-sex spouses of military members to get ID cards in order to claim benefits.
Nine states, including Texas, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi, initially defied the
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has decided to allow a single military official to continue to oversee both the National Security Agency and the military's cyber command unit.
The Obama administration had considered splitting the posts amid
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has a new chief point of contact as he looks to improve relations with Capitol Hill.
Obama announced Friday that deputy communications director Katie Fallon will take over as legislative affairs director in January. She will
By MATTHEW LEEAP Diplomatic Writer
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will continue to seek the release of an American citizen missing in Iran.
But at a news conference in Tel Aviv, he sidestepped questions about an Associated Press report saying the
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he'll meet with his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell to discuss whether they can speed things up in the Senate and move on a budget agreement and a defense policy bill more quickly.
Reid said on the Senate floor Friday morning that
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will on Friday get what will likely be his last chance to win his freedom as a three-judge federal panel hears oral arguments in his appeal.
A lawyer for the disgraced Illinois Democrat was to appear
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to serve as Secretary of the Air Force, continuing a series of round-the-clock confirmation votes.
Deborah Lee James was confirmed by a 79-6 vote Friday morning, one of several votes
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican establishment's much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway. House Speaker John Boehner made that clear Thursday, when he renewed his denunciation of groups that try to defeat GOP incumbents they consider
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is heading to the Senate, where it could get slowed by Republican outrage over majority Democrats' limits on GOP power.
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from
by Idaho Athletics Media RelationsIt didn’t take long for Austin Rehkow to make his name known in the world of college football.
Today, when the 124th Walter Camp Football Team is announced on ESPN during the Home Depot College Football Awards Show, he will be recognized as the best punter in the
The Elf on the shelf has been a Christmas tradition for quite some time, and this year at KHQ, we had our own Elf show up, ready to work. We asked you what we should call our new friend, and pulling from a long tradition of KHQ broadcasting, we decided to call him George.
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