Posted: 06/22/2013 - President Barack Obama is preparing to unveil his long-awaited national plan to combat climate change in a major speech, he announced on Saturday.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - The Justice Department has charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - The Food Network says it will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, days after it was revealed she admitted using racial slurs in the past.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - Unemployment rates fell in half of U.S. states last month, led by big drops in California, West Virginia, New York and Hawaii.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - Brazil awoke Friday to city centers still smoldering after a night that shocked the nation: 1 million protesters took to the streets in scores of cities, with clusters clashing violently with police during anti-government demonstrations.
Updated: 06/21/2013 - Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Seattle to Miami are back on their way after the plane made an emergency landing in Denver.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - The White House says President Barack Obama plans to announce Friday his new choice to lead the FBI in Jim Comey, former President George W. Bush's No. 2 at the Justice Department.
Updated: 06/21/2013 - There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds as traders reacted to news that the Federal Reserve could end its massive bond-buying program as early as next year and as China's manufacturing slowed.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - An Afghan spokesman says President Hamid Karzai is willing to join peace talks with the Taliban if the U.S. follows through with promises he says were made by Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call.
Updated: 08/26/2013 - U.S. unemployment benefit applications rose by 18,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000. Despite the gain, the level remains consistent with moderate job gains.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - Over the past two weeks, U.S. President Barack Obama has argued with Chinese President Xi Jinping over cybersecurity, consulted with world leaders over Syria and trade, declared his desire to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons, and embraced the uncertain steps toward reconciliation in Afghanistan.
Posted: 06/19/2013 - At the site of John F. Kennedy's famous Cold War speech of a half century ago, President Barack Obama has again called for cuts in U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles.
Posted: 06/18/2013 - A trial is underway for a New Mexico man accused in a kidnapping that was thwarted by a witness who chased the child snatcher's van down and rescued the 6-year-old girl.
Posted: 06/18/2013 - The D.C. police department arranged to use satellite communications and video equipment from the U.S. Navy as it prepared for a large 2002 demonstration.
Updated: 06/18/2013 - The director of the National Security Agency said Tuesday the government's sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange, in a forceful defense of spy operations that was echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.