- John Podesta eats crow: ‘I apologize to Speaker Boehner’
- U.S., China race to finish line on ‘invisibility cloak’
- Obama ‘cavalier’ in hiding foreign aid order, judge rules
- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
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A post-Sept. 11 security program to stop suspected terrorists from getting U.S. visas is beset by interagency tensions and a lack of clear guidelines for identifying people who should be denied visas, a congressional audit says.
Four members of Congress - three Republicans and one Democrat - have been named to Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The Obama administration's top trade official said Wednesday he is optimistic about passage of new free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, but the pacts would be submitted to Congress separately and not as a packaged deal, as many Republicans have been urging.
Only on the politically correct animal farms that are elite East Coast colleges could one woman's lie lead a university president and 88 faculty members in 2006 to convict in the media three innocent white young men prior to trial - and even prior to the complete collection of evidence ("Where are Crystal Mangum's liberal supporters now?" Web, Water Cooler, Friday).
The Pentagon is studying how to expand the use of highly effective combat drone aircraft from the Middle East and Southwest Asia to other commands, including Pacific Command and Africa Command.
Airlines can't lose your luggage and still expect to keep the bag fees, the Obama administration said Wednesday.
Christie Vilsack, the wife of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, announced Wednesday she is taking the first step toward running for Congress by relocating to Iowa's new 4th District.
The tea party protests and parades were much more modest this Tax Day, reflecting the grass-roots movement's metamorphosis from the mass fist-waving demonstrations of the past two years to something much more precise and targeted — a political "smart" bomb that, for now, shows no signs of becoming a third-party movement.
The Supreme Court appeared deeply skeptical Tuesday about allowing states to sue electric utilities to force cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants.