By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Predicting a nightmarish air travel snarl that will stretch from coast to coast, the airline industry and the nation's largest pilots union joined forces Friday to sue the Federal Aviation Administration over its decision to furlough air traffic
WASHINGTON (AP) - The campaign arm of House Democrats outraised its Republican rival in first quarter of 2013, taking in more than $22 million.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has raised $22.6 million so far in 2013, compared to $17.5 million for the National Republican
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Russia last year and returned to the U.S. six months later.
The 26-year-old Tsarnaev died in a police shootout overnight.
By ROBERT BURNS and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department is working out final details of $10 billion in sales of warplanes, transport aircraft and advanced missiles to Israel and two Arab nations amid concerns about the growing threat from Iran and its disputed
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans waiting more than a year for a decision on their disability claims are moving to the front of the line, under a new program announced Friday.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is responding to criticism about the soaring number of claims
By MATTHEW LEE and LARA JAKESAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is poised to significantly expand its non-lethal military aid to the Syrian opposition as European nations weigh easing an arms embargo to potentially supply the rebels with arms and increase pressure on President
By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. law enforcement official and the uncle of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are confirming that the name of the second suspect is Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother of Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in a
By TOM RAUM and JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the third year in a row, the nation's economic recovery has hit a springtime soft spot. Reflecting that weakness, only 1 in 4 Americans now expects his or her own financial situation to improve over the next year, a new
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama is being briefed on developments in the investigation into the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
It said in a statement that the president's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, Lisa Monaco,
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Blocked by Congress from expanding gun sale background checks, President Barack Obama is turning to actions within his own power to keep people from buying a gun who are prohibited for mental health reasons.
Federal law bans certain mentally ill