Pot smoking vs. spousal abuse: Security clearance double standard alleged
From speeding to pot smoking to, in one case, ownership of a Canadian brewery, rank-and-file government employees often see their security clearances challenged, denied or...
15 minutes ago - Politico
On Washington: Two Polarizing Issues, Gun Control and Immigration, Have Thwarted Compromise
Despite strong public support and bipartisan congressional backing for action, deep political divisions on the two issues yielded no deal.
33 minutes ago - NY Times
Court considers banning diesel cars in German cities
BERLIN - A German court began considering Thursday whether authorities should ban diesel cars from cities to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences...
54 minutes ago - National Post - 2 articles
As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback
Concern about the self-governing island's fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China's help on other issues.
1 hour ago - NY Times
Melancon back from dead-arm issue, returns as Giants closer
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Big league pitchers often talk about a "dead arm" period, when the ball does not seem to feel right or act properly. San Francisco closer Mark Melancon...
1 hour ago - Boston Herald
Ethiopia reveals details of 6-month state of emergency
Government releases new details about the state of emergency order issued last Friday, state television reports.
1 hour ago - Al Jazeera
Marc Thiessen: Stop politicizing the Russia investigation
The indictment issued on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller shows a conspiracy of stunning sophistication by Kremlin-connected Russians, posing as American citizens or...
1 hour ago - Union Leader
The Russian journalist who helped uncover election interference in America is confounded by the Mueller indictments
A 37-page indictment issued by special counsel Robert Mueller's team on Friday brings fresh American attention to one of the strangest elements of alleged Russian interference...
1 hour ago - Post Gazette
Bomb squad searches home of man shot by Salinas police
Five days after Javier Rodriguez was shot by two officers at his home on Jefferson Street in Salinas, a search warrant was issued at his home with the help of Monterey County's...
2 hours ago - KSBW
DCCC Statement on Tenney blaming Democrats for “mass murder”
Addressing Congresswoman Claudia Tenney's comments that “so many of the people who end up committing mass murders end up being Democrat,” DCCC Spokesman Evan Lukaske issued the...
3 hours ago - DCCC
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Canada loses in shootout with U.S. in gold-medal women's hockey game
GANGNEUNG - How can something that happens just once every four years be so much worth wait? How can you top a Canada-USA women's hockey game with an Olympic gold medal on the...
IOC strips Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky of Olympic bronze medal
Krushelnitsky tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, which is believed to help blood circulation, after winning bronze in mixed doubles with his wife, Anastasia...
Tearful student asks Trump, 'How do we not stop this?'
The president invited the teen survivors of school violence and parents of murdered children in a show of his resolve against gun violence in the wake of last week's shootings.
Montenegro: Man threw grenade at US Embassy then killed self
PODGORICA, Montenegro - Montenegro says an attacker threw a grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of the Balkan state then killed himself with another explosive...
Lindsey Vonn blows good shot at gold in final Olympic event when she clipped...
Lindsey Vonn did not medal in the ladies' combined event when her ski clipped a gate on her final run. Vonn had entered the final run in first place and had a good shot to win...
Family spokesman: Rev. Graham to lie in repose 2 days next week; private...
Billy Graham's wife died in 2007 at age 87. Graham will be buried next to her at the Billy Graham Museum and Library in Charlotte.
Broward County Sheriff: Deputies will carry rifles on school grounds
One week after the Parkland shooting, the Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has ordered all deputies in schools to carry rifles on school grounds.
Ford's president of North America is out over 'inappropriate behavior'
Raj Nair, Ford's president of North America is out after an internal investigation into reports of "inappropriate behavior."
It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says
Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against swine flu, the kind of flu that was making most...
LIVE: Trump hosts listening session with high school students, teachers
President Trump hosts a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House.