By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The commandant of the Marine Corps is appealing to House and Senate leaders to complete a defense policy bill before the end of the year, calling it a national security imperative.
Gen. James Amos sent a letter to Republican and Democratic leaders
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AP) - The U.S. air operations center in Qatar has long been a hub where combat sorties into Iraq and Afghanistan were tracked and international forces kept watch over hotspots in the Persian Gulf and western Mediterranean Sea. But for
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have used the Senate's newly eased filibuster procedures to clear the way for confirmation of the man President Barack Obama wants to become a top housing regulator.
The Senate voted 57-40 on Tuesday to end a Republican filibuster, or delaying tactics, against Rep.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is indicating it could revive a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
Several justices suggested during a 90-minute argument Tuesday that they believe the Environmental Protection
By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ahh, the first year of a baby's life - the milestones, wonder and joy. They learn to sit up, crawl and some walk. But how about playtime in their bouncy seat with an iPad and some cool apps?
Fisher-Price is selling a baby bouncy seat with an
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry will present his best case to Congress against plowing ahead with new economic sanctions on Iran that could break a historic nuclear agreement and estrange America's closest allies in Europe as well as China and
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't decide the legality of an agreement between a union and a Florida casino in which the business helped the union organize in return for help with a ballot initiative on gambling.
The justices on Tuesday dismissed an appeal from UNITE HERE Local 355
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bipartisan budget negotiators are working toward a modest budget agreement to replace tens of billions of dollars in spending cuts this year and next with longer-term savings and revenue from increased fees.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul
By SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - The French government, which was among the most vocal critics of U.S. spying practices, is now coming under fire for trying to expand its own digital surveillance capabilities.
A law making its way through parliament would give French intelligence
By STEPHEN BRAUN AND MARTHA MENDOZAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wintry weather has forced postponement of a National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the crash-landing of an Asiana jet at San Francisco International Airport in July. The agency said it hopes to reschedule the hearing
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – (December 9, 2013 - www.GoZags.com) Gonzaga University women's basketball junior forward Sunny Greinacher was tabbed West Coast Conference Player of the Week.
Greinacher helped No. 24 Gonzaga to three wins last week as the Bulldogs improved to 7-1 overall. Greinacher