WASHINGTON (AP) - A covert CIA program has helped Colombia's government kill at least two dozen leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the rebel insurgency also known as FARC, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
The National Security Agency has also provided "substantial
KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) - How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:
- OVERNIGHT ARRIVAL: Obama and his family arrived on the islands late Friday night, where they were greeted on the tarmac by Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, U.S. Rep Tulsi Gabbard and
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama said Saturday that continued violence and militancy in South Sudan would cost the world's newest country the support of the United States and other nations.
Obama said South Sudan's leaders have a responsibility to help
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The director of national intelligence on Saturday declassified more documents that outline how the National Security Agency was first authorized to start collecting bulk phone and Internet records in the hunt for al-Qaida terrorists and how
By PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A bug-ridden website. Endless wait times on a toll-free helpline. Error-laden data sent to insurance companies.
These are not problems burdening Republican-led states that had to be dragged kicking and screaming into the federal health
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the bipartisan budget approved by Congress is a hopeful sign that Washington can end its cycle of crisis-driven decisions.
Obama in his weekly Saturday radio and Internet address praises the agreement for easing some across-the-board spending cuts that
By JINDA WEDEL and GRANT PECKAssociated Press
BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand's main opposition Democrat Party said it would boycott February's general election, deepening a political crisis as protesters called for another major rally Sunday to step up efforts to oust the government and force
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels seized control a strategic hospital near Aleppo, giving a boost to beleaguered anti-government forces in the northern city after days of relentless airstrikes on opposition-held neighborhoods there, activists said Saturday.
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian prosecutors on Saturday referred the country's toppled president to a third criminal trial on charges of organizing prison breaks during the 2011 uprising, spreading chaos and abducting police officers in collaboration with foreign
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - An ocean away from Washington worries, President Barack Obama opened his annual Hawaii vacation Saturday on a quiet note - and hoped it would stay that way for the next two weeks.
Every year, Obama and his family prepare to return to his birth state
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's not brooding about 2013, despite a series of setbacks.
The president said at a year-end news conference from the White House Friday that as long as the economy is improving and he's helping families, he's OK.
Obama's approval rating
MOBILE USERS CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SLIDESHOW: http://bit.ly/JM8xCIRITZVILLE, Wash.- We now know the name of the driver killed in nine vehicle pileup just seven miles from Ritzville Friday afternoon. Jean Amidon of Whitefish Montana was pronounced dead on the scene after her vehicle ran
BERLIN (AP) - A survey has found that German investor confidence has jumped to a 7 ½-year high in December on the back of hopes of an economic upturn in Europe.
The ZEW institute said Tuesday that its confidence index, which measures investors' expectations for the next six months, rose to 62