3 hrs ago | SFGate
Police at the University of Rhode Island could soon be carrying firearms following a vote Thursday by state education officials to end Rhode Island's distinction as the only state to prohibit police on public campuses from carrying guns.
7 hrs ago | Boston Herald
President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting war effort of the past dozen years, defining a narrower terror threat from smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida. In a lengthy address at the National Defense University, Obama defended his ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
The Obama administration has picked a private attorney and former federal prosecutor who helped send former Illinois Gov.
12 hrs ago | Click2Houston
Commerce Secretary nominee Penny Pritzker denied any role Thursday in the creation or control of offshore tax accounts used to help manage her family's vast fortune - a politically sensitive issue for President Barack Obama in the wake of last year's election.
12 hrs ago | Seattle Times
The chairman of the Senate Energy Committee says a website partially funded by the oil and gas industry is a constructive tool that could be used by federal regulators in requiring public disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
13 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Three days of congressional hearings about the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups have lawmakers looking for ways to widen an investigation that has so far been largely contained within the tax collection agency.
15 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
An Army sergeant at the Military Academy has been accused of videotaping female cadets in the showers a West Point , a defense official said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of sex-related incidents that has rocked the armed forces.
19 hrs ago | CBS Local
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand of New York addressed the latest case at West Point.
The cruise industry said Wednesday that it's adopting a passenger bill of rights that guarantees the 'safety, comfort and care' of guests.
The Pentagon has decided to buy a new computerized health records system to be able to better share and merge its data with the Department of Veterans Affairs, but officials cautioned that it was part of a "long-term modernization" effort and would not help ease the backlog in VA disability claims.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a favourite among liberals for her forceful advocacy for consumers and criticisms of the financial industry, has a book deal.
Known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the food stamp program is administered by the Agriculture Department and federal dollars are unlimited as long as recipients qualify.
A key House committee chairman on Wednesday sharply criticized a wide-ranging immigration bill just passed by a Senate committee, underscoring the difficulties ahead as the politically volatile measure moves forward in a divided Congress.
The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen.
There she is ... Senator Miss America? Former Miss America Heather French Henry is being encouraged to run for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
The current food stamp program is administered by the Agriculture Department and federal dollars are unlimited as long as recipients qualify.
23, 2011 file photo, Mattaponi tribe members hold a deer presented by Mattaponi Chief Carl Custalow as Gov.
As Congress debates legalizing about 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, immigration advocates are pushing plans they say will open the asylum process for thousands of more people who flee persecution in their home countries.