We are borrowing more than $5 billion per day. That's $35 billion per week to run our government, totaling more than $1.5 trillion in borrowed money just to run it this year.
As the nuclear events unfold in Japan, they not only fail to reveal a cascading crisis, but they represent a favorable confirmation of the viability of nuclear power ("Exodus from Tokyo begins," Page 1, Wednesday). Japan has just undergone seismic events with minimal consequences.
Bahrain's king declared a three-month state of emergency Tuesday and gave the country's military chief wide authority to battle a Shiite-led protest movement that has threatened the Sunni monarchy and drawn in forces from around the Persian Gulf.
Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is waging a campaign of intimidation against journalists and suspected opponents of his regime, according to Libyans and human rights groups.
President Obama said Monday the United States will stand by longtime ally Japan as it recovers from last week's earthquake and tsunami and the nuclear crisis that those twin disasters spawned.
The Navy and Coast Guard need to prepare for more missions in the Arctic, and plan for potential damage to bases from rising sea levels, as global warming increases, the National Research Council said Thursday.
The U.S. Naval Academy said Thursday that three more midshipmen have been expelled for using or possessing synthetic marijuana, bringing the total number of dismissals to 11 so far this year.
China used a top-secret SC-19 anti-satellite (ASAT) missile in a test last year against a target missile as part of a missile-defense system that remains shrouded in secrecy.
Dear Sgt Shaft: What are the requirements for a veteran to be laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery?