December 17, 2014 @ 9:21 am
President Barack Obama says the U.S. spy Cuba is releasing is one of the most important intelligence agents the U.S. has ever had in Cuba.
December 17, 2014 @ 9:04 am
The head of the nation's global development agency said Wednesday he will step down from his post in February, following an announcement by the U.S. government that it would start talks toward restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba.
December 17, 2014 @ 8:36 am
Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.
December 17, 2014 @ 8:10 am
The U.S. and Cuba soon will begin talks to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba that President Barack Obama was to announce Wednesday afternoon:
December 17, 2014 @ 7:41 am
The U.S. economy is finally doing better, and the Federal Reserve may be ready to acknowledge that fact.
December 17, 2014 @ 7:37 am
The U.S. move toward normalizing relations with Cuba isn't sitting well with some American foes of the Cuban regime.
December 17, 2014 @ 5:28 am
President Barack Obama is offering U.S. assistance to Australia after the Sydney hostage crisis.
December 17, 2014 @ 4:44 am
Shadowy outside groups broadcast an estimated $25 million worth of political ads on local TV stations with a goal of shaping state-level elections this year, and their full roster of donors is unlikely to ever be known, according to an analysis released Wednesday.
December 16, 2014 @ 11:56 pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she's proud to have been part of an administration that "banned illegal renditions and brutal interrogations" and said the U.S. should never be involved in torture anywhere in the world.
December 16, 2014 @ 11:08 pm
in the minds of many Republican donors and other party leaders -- an early front-runner for the GOP's next presidential nomination.
December 16, 2014 @ 10:40 pm
It's suddenly become crystal clear that Jeb Bush has his eye on the presidency.
December 16, 2014 @ 10:01 pm
The Democratic-controlled Senate confirmed the last batch of President Barack Obama's judicial appointees and sent the White House legislation extending tax breaks for working-class millions and special interests alike late Tuesday as Congress ended a tumultuous two-year run.
December 16, 2014 @ 7:36 pm
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a conservative with a maverick streak and a folksy manner, said Tuesday that he is thinking about seeking the Republican presidential nomination.
December 16, 2014 @ 6:56 pm
With little fanfare to mark a rare bipartisan achievement, President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a massive, $1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the government operating over the next nine months.
December 16, 2014 @ 6:40 pm
A Republican senator Tuesday blocked a bill that would have renewed a government program credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist strikes after the Sept. 11 attacks.