- Israel, White House say Obama phone call to demand cease-fire was fake
- Nancy Pelosi: Deporting kids un-Christian, sends them ‘into a burning building’
- Islamist militants seize special forces base in Benghazi, Libya
- Feds sue Pennsylvania State Police over women’s fitness tests
- Israel accused of striking U.N. school, killing at least 15
- Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed
- Mississippi abortion law can’t be enforced
- Teacher who survived Sandy Hook has book deal
- Jury awards Jesse Ventura $1.8M in case vs. ‘American Sniper’ author Chris Kyle
- Middle Eastern firm’s deal to manage U.S. cargo port raises security concerns
Topic - U.S. Government
U.S. government officials said Thursday that Russian troops have been firing artillery at the Ukraine military, a brash new level of cross-border tension that the Pentagon has characterized an uptick in Russian provocation.
uthorities in Aruba have detained a close confidant of former President Hugo Chavez who had been appointed Venezuela's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement in drug trafficking.
Lawyers for Benghazi terrorist suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala said Wednesday their client is innocent of accusations that he helped lead the attack that killed four Americans, including a U.S. ambassador.
Sen. Mike Crapo, Idaho Republican, has been in a yearlong tug of war to revamp the nation’s $10 trillion mortgage market.
It doesn't generate the headlines it once did, but by the end of this week, 4,000 babies and 7,000 young women will have been newly infected with HIV, and 24,000 people with AIDS in Africa will have died from the disease.
A Massachusetts mayor is calling for an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services in Springfield, a onetime industrial center where nearly a third of the population lives below the poverty line.
Revolution's in the air at the agency that oversees the U.S. government's broadcasting to the world. Directors are in high dudgeon, and staff have threatened a mass walkout. The reason: Congress has finally had enough with the mismanagement of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and is moving reform legislation.
A federal court has ruled that the Catholic Benefits Association and its hundreds of employer members are exempt from a federal mandate requiring coverage of contraceptives and abortifacient drugs.
A federal judge dismissed several claims from a former Portland resident who said he was tortured in the United Arab Emirates at the behest of the FBI and put on the U.S. government's no-fly list.
The Portland (Maine) Press Herald, May 27, 2014
Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.
The Justice Department's indictments of five Chinese army officials accused of hacking U.S. companies escalated cybersecurity tensions between Washington and Beijing on Monday and opened what some analysts and U.S. lawmakers called a new phase in the confrontation between the world's two most powerful nations.
U.S. authorities charged five Chinese military personnel with hacking American businesses’ computers to steal trade secrets and gain a competitive advantage — the first time in U.S. history that criminal charges have been filed against another country for cyber-espionage.
What do the words "safety," ''chaotic" and "problem" have in common?
The U.S. government fined General Motors Co. a record $35 million for waiting too long to tell safety regulators about a problem with ignition switches in small cars.