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Obama again faces tug of military action in Syria

Obama again faces tug of military action in Syria following militants' murder of American

Updated 55 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

Homeland Security warns retailers about hacking software, estimates 1,000 businesses affected

Updated 55 minutes, 21 seconds ago

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

Extremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria

Updated 55 minutes, 23 seconds ago

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

Obama offers new birth control fixes to religious nonprofits, some for-profits companies

Updated 27 minutes, 20 seconds ago

CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries

CDC director to visit health officials, hospitals in West Africa nations hit by Ebola outbreak

Updated 27 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Democrats reframe debate on health care

A vulnerable Democrat embracing health care law? Signs the issue losing its political punch

Updated 27 minutes, 22 seconds ago

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

State Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity

Updated 27 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank, says growing US exports will create jobs

Updated 47 minutes, 14 seconds ago

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge

Updated 47 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

Lawsuits filed challenging stricter FAA rules for model aircraft, commercial drone operations

Updated 1 hours, 29 minutes ago

Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

No good time for vacation: Obama taking less days off than predecessors, too much for critics

Updated 1 hours, 29 minutes ago

Days Obama, predecessors spent on vacation

Number of days Obama and predecessors spent on vacation

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:30am EDT

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

Official says breach at security clearance contractor affects up to 25,000 federal workers

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:10am EDT

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercept

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' and 'unprofessional' intercept of US plane by Chinese fighter

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:44am EDT

New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

As calm settles in, new fears over what happens in Ferguson if officer isn't charged

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:02am EDT

Biden: US would help Iraq pursue federal system

In op-ed, VP Biden says US would help Iraq pursue federal system to ease sectarian tensions

Friday - 08/22/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves

Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves into Ukraine, call for de-escalation

Friday - 08/22/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

Obama administration condemns Russian convoy into Ukraine; calls on Moscow to remove it

Friday - 08/22/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Senators call for AF Academy sex assaults review

Senators request investigation of how Air Force Academy handles sexual assault cases

Friday - 08/22/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Schatz wins Democratic Hawaii US Senate primary

Sen. Schatz wins Hawaii Democratic Senate primary in tight race that went into overtime

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 06:02am EDT

US airstrikes hit militants' vehicles near Sinjar

US military: Drones destroy Islamic State vehicles that had attacked civilians in Sinjar area

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 04:40am EDT

Russian assures Hagel on Ukrainian relief

Pentagon: Russian minister has 'guaranteed' Hagel that no troops linked to humanitarian convoy

Saturday - 08/16/2014, 04:40am EDT
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