Posted 6:18 AM 6/19/2013
BERLIN (AP) - President Barack Obama will renew his call Wednesday to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, including a proposed one-third reduction in U.S. and Russian arsenals, the White House said.
Obama will make his case during a speech at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate. His (More)
Posted 7:59 PM 6/18/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman has released the full transcript of congressional investigators' interview with an Internal Revenue Service manager and self-described conservative Republican who said the close scrutiny of tea party groups' tax forms originated in his Cincinnati IRS (More)
Posted 10:07 PM 6/17/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) - Women may be able to start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later under plans set to be announced by the Pentagon that would slowly bring women into thousands of combat jobs, including those in elite special operations forces.
Details of the (More)
Posted 12:21 PM 6/16/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) - Park rangers, wildlife refuge workers and U.S. Park Police experienced more assaults and threats from visitors last year than in 2011, according to a group that represents federal resource workers.A total of 591 incidents were reported by six land and water agencies (More)
Posted 12:18 PM 6/14/2013
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Three additional deaths in North Carolina are being blamed on the massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest and brought soaking rains and heavy winds to the Mid-Atlantic. Authorities say a volunteer firefighter died in Wilkes County on Thursday (More)
Posted 8:13 PM 6/13/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) - Angered by the epidemic of sexual assault in the military, the House on Thursday endorsed a mandatory minimum sentence of two years in prison for a member of the armed services convicted of rape or sexual assault in a military court.
By voice vote, the House approved the (More)More Stories from 6/13/2013