12:56 pm, December 19, 2014

Government News

US delays release of study on 1953 Iran coup

State Department delays release of history on American policy in Iran at time of 1953 coup

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 03:20pm EST

AP Analysis: US was at odds with world over Cuba policy

AP Analysis: US policy aimed at isolated Cuba put Washington at odds with rest of world

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 02:38pm EST

White House: 'Sophisticated actor' hacked Sony

White House: Sony hack done by 'sophisticated actor,' declines to say North Korea responsible

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 02:30pm EST

Executions, new death sentences continue to fall

Report: New death sentences at 40-year-low, fewest executions since 1994

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 01:00pm EST

Jimmy Carter call US-Cuba diplomacy 'courageous'

Former President Carter praises Obama for 'courageous' shift in US-Cuba policy

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 12:48pm EST

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Among 2014's notable deaths: 2 who reshaped lives after violence, and stars who died too soon

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 12:43pm EST

How revived ties with Cuba came to be

Cuba initiative unfolded in 18 months of secret talks with assists from pope, Canada

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 12:38pm EST

Treasury sanctions mother-in-law of Mexican drug lord

Treasury sanctions mother-in-law of Mexican drug lord for her role in concealing drug assets

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 12:10pm EST

Why the Fed thinks US economy still needs its help

Fed pledges a 'patient' approach in determining when to raise interest rates

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 11:30am EST

2014: A year of battle lines drawn over dinner

Itching for a food fight? Here are the big issues that divided us in 2014

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:42am EST

US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

Historic US-Cuba deal to patch long-broken relations could lead to flow of money and people

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:24am EST

Protections blocked, but sage grouse work goes on

Sage grouse work to continue despite move by Congress to cut off money for endangered listing

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:04am EST

US wins release of spy held for years in Cuba jail

Cuban who spied for US wins freedom after years as prisoner; release part of thaw in relations

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 10:04am EST

Alcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next year

Calorie labels for alcoholic drinks will be on the menu _ but not at the bar _ by next year

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 08:46am EST

Nation's travel security chief Pistole to retire

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole will leave the agency at the end of December to serve as the president of a Christian college in Indiana.

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 07:40am EST

Text of Obama's remarks on US-Cuba relations

Text of President Obama's remarks on the release of Alan Gross, future US-Cuba relations

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 04:20am EST

Reaction to release of Alan Gross, future US-Cuba relations

Reaction to release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, future of US-Cuba relations

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 04:20am EST

Obama says people should 'go to the movies'

Obama says US taking Sony cyberattack seriously, recommends that 'people go to the movies'

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 04:20am EST

Castro survived odd, often inept, US schemes

Poison cigars, 'Cuban Twitter': US efforts in Cuba failed to bring about democratic change

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 03:08am EST

Like Iran, secret diplomacy leads to US-Cuba thaw

2 years after telling aides to think big, Obama turns new page with Cuba _ much like Iran

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 02:32am EST
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