WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama is willing to continue bargaining for a bipartisan solution to avert the "fiscal cliff" after House Republicans abandoned efforts to pass an alternative plan.
White House spokesman Jay Carney says Obama intends to work with Congress. He
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - Police have arrested a Florida teen who they say posted a Facebook message threatening to "bring a gun to school tomorrow and shoot everyone."
The St. Lucie County Sheriff's office said Thursday night that they received a tip from a parent who saw the threat from the 13
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook says it is testing a service that will charge users $1 to guarantee that messages they send to people they are not connected to arrive in users' inboxes, rather than in an often-ignored folder called "other."
Launched in 2011, the "other" folder is where Facebook
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHEN IT'S TIME FOR 'PLAN C'
Facing a revolt by the rank and file, House Republicans scuttle plans to vote on the so-called Plan B, a proposal to avoid the "
By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A foundation that boosts executive salaries at Texas' troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort defended to critical lawmakers Thursday a policy that keeps donors confidential while being lectured over appearances of pay-to-play politics.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic senator joked Thursday that with House Speaker John Boehner embracing "Plan B," women's issues are progressing in Congress.
Washington Democrat Patty Murray told reporters that she "got really excited" when she heard Boehner talking about Plan B.
But then, she
UPDATE: Lakeland School District will also be closed on Friday because of rumors of violence. LAM Christian Academy as well as Lake City Junior Academy are closed Friday for the same reason.
UPDATE: The Post Falls school district has also decided to cancel classes on Friday, December 21st. The
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions on two Iranian companies Thursday for smuggling arms to Syria and other countries.
The council's committee monitoring an arms embargo and other sanctions against Iran added cargo airline Yas Air and SAD Import Export Company to
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to observe a moment of silence at the White House on Friday morning in honor of the victims of the Connecticut elementary school massacre.
The White House says the president will observe the moment of silence at 9:30 a.m.