2 hrs ago | Toledo Blade
The director of the National Security Agency said today the government's sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange, in a forceful defense of spy operations that was echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.
7 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Tuesday lawmakers "know there are dozens" of terrorist plots that have been disrupted by a sweeping government surveillance program, saying he's worried that more leaks could further harm national security.
11 hrs ago | Seattle Times
The abortion wars return to Congress in a big way with House legislation to ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.
The Republican Party's hope of running stronger presidential races by revamping immigration is about to hit a big hurdle: House Republicans.
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Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
Firefighters are getting a better handle on the most destructive wildfire ever in Colorado, but they're still struggling against hot spots that could threaten homes that have been spared by the massive blaze.
Republican Sen. John McCain is questioning President Barack Obama about political appointees' use of secret government email accounts to conduct official business.
Approval of a massive farm bill - and the cost of a gallon of milk - could hinge on a proposed new dairy program the House is expected to vote on this week.
Every new day seems to bring new revelations and reactions to the controversial electronic surveillance programs.
During an exclusive interview on ABC's This Week , Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio criticized President Obama for not intervening sooner in Syria's civil war, saying the inaction has led to the "worst possible scenario" in the war-torn country.
The chairman of the House intelligence committee strongly asserted Sunday that the National Security Agency is not recording Americans' phone calls under U.S. surveillance programs, and any statements suggesting differently amount to "misinformation."
A A' Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., explains why he thinks the National Security Administration's phone monitoring program is an appropriate use of power and how it's stopped terrorist threats.
Shabren Kurtz-Russ wanted to join the military to start a family tradition. Her mother and father served in the Army.
Far from reversing course, Senate Democrats who backed President Barack Obama's health care law and now face re-election in GOP-leaning states are firming up their support for the overhaul even as Republican criticism intensifies.