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- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
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- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
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Bowing to pressure from its left flank, the White House revealed Thursday that it won't again propose Social Security cuts when President Obama releases his budget early next month, saying Republicans squandered chances for a deal last year.
The flaring of global hots spots such as Ukraine and Syria dramatically illustrates the dwindling influence of President Obama in foreign affairs and the staying power of his perennial rival, Russian President Vladimir Putin, analysts say.
A major trade group for America's health insurers is supporting the Obama administration's defense against a lawsuit that questions whether Congress intended to let Obamacare tax credits flow to states that opted to let the federal government run their new insurance markets.
As the debate shapes up over a possible minimum wage increase, the loudest voices on both sides are talking about Maryland's whole economy - not only the plight of individual workers or business owners.
Medicare paid $11.7 million dollars for prescription drugs to prisoners because there was no oversight at the federal program to stop it, a new watchdog report has found.
Policy experts weigh in on how they would write the president's State of the Union, sketching the economic growth, mobility and inequality proposals they would call for if they could hijack the keyboard.
Lawyer leading legal battle on behalf of those sued for refusing to create products for gay weddings
Alan Sears doesn't know what it's like to be refused service for being gay, but he does know what it's like to be refused service for being a conservative.
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson declared "unconditional war on poverty in America." American taxpayers have since spent more than $15 trillion on this conflict, employing everything short of the A-bomb, as the CATO Institute's Michael Tanner notes. Money is thrown with abandon at low-income assistance programs, from Section 8 housing to Head Start to Medicare and the Earned Income Tax Credit. There's little to show for the expenditure beyond a $17.3 trillion — that's with a 't' — national debt.
Any American who travels must deal with the Transportation Safety Administration. The Bush administration made many mistakes in dealing with the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Creating a government monopoly to handle transportation safety was one of the worst.