By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Post is reporting that the National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad.
The newspaper says the NSA inadvertently gathers the U
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 90 percent of health insurance plans offered to lawmakers and congressional staff cover abortion, an unforeseen consequence of a Republican amendment to President Barack Obama's health law.
The disclosure Wednesday by
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is urging Congress to support limited U.S. engagement with Myanmar's powerful military, even though Myanmar has ties with North Korea.
Political reforms after five decades of repressive military rule have ended Myanmar's diplomatic isolation. But
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The familiar black dog with the white chest and white front paws starred in past Christmases in President Barack Obama's White House, but America's first pooch had to let someone else in the picture this holiday season: his little
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he hopes young people don't get discouraged by how hard it has been to implement health care reform.
Obama spoke Wednesday to an audience of young leaders at a White House youth summit on health care. He told the participants that it has never been
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years.
At a Pentagon news conference, Hagel laid out details of the plan, which was announced in broad terms last summer. It is part of a larger
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says there's no evidence yet that Iran is violating last month's nuclear accord with world powers.
Rep. Adam Schiff notes Iranian claims about work at their nuclear facility at Arak. But the
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four ex-Blackwater guards are pleading not guilty to multiple manslaughter charges stemming from a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.
Prosecutors say the heavily armed Blackwater convoy launched an unprovoked attack. Defense
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has arrested 16 activists accused of providing material to anti-government websites, the state media said Wednesday.
The official IRNA news agency quoted Ahmad Ghorbani, a local prosecutor in Kerman in southeast Iran, as saying the 16 are
By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If they don't believe their parents, maybe America's teens will listen to the Pentagon's top general.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military
NEW YORK (AP) - Paper copies of Newsweek will again roll off the presses starting next year.
Editor-in-Chief Jim Impoco says the news magazine's owners, IBT Media, want to "hit the reset button" and move to a business model where a weekly print magazine would be mainly supported by subscription
By SUZETTE LABOY and CHRISTINE ARMARIOAssociated Press
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others
LATAH COUNTY, Wash. - The Idaho State Police say an 18 year old was killed Friday night in Latah County on Genesee Juliaetta Road.
The single car accident happened at 11:40. Authorities say Zachary Brunes was traveling westbound on the 3000 block of Genesee Juliaetta.
He tried to make a right