Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Entries posted by The Associated Press (Page 192)
Stories written by The Associated Press

Road bill hits GOP pothole

Road bill hits GOP pothole

A measure awarding generous funding to road and bridge projects, community development grants and housing help for the poor is running into stiff Republican opposition in the Senate. The bill…

Weiner’s woes help Quinn

Weiner’s woes help Quinn

Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn suddenly finds herself in demand on national political television talk shows, and they all want to ask her the same question: Should Anthony Weiner drop out…

Budget cuts hurt defense

Budget cuts hurt defense

Pentagon officials insist they are not crying wolf when they say proposed budget cuts could severely harm the military. In a detailed and stark warning, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said…

Harsh Pentagon budget cuts

Harsh Pentagon budget cuts

A second, deeper round of automatic federal budget cuts is on its way, and it’s going to hit the Pentagon hard. Already reeling from a $34 billion budget blow this…

Limits on NSA spying?

Limits on NSA spying?

Senators are questioning top Obama administration officials about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs for the first time since the House narrowly rejected a proposal last week to effectively shut…

Open season on leakers

Open season on leakers

The successful prosecution of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning gives a boost to the Obama administration’s aggressive pursuit of people it believes have leaked national security secrets to the media. Manning…

Hillary prepping for 2016 run?

Hillary prepping for 2016 run?

When is a lunch more than just a midday meal? When the two diners are President Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, and inquiring minds want to know who, if…

FBI rescues 105 children

FBI rescues 105 children

Declaring child prostitution a “persistent threat” in America, the FBI said Monday that authorities had rescued 105 young people and arrested 150 alleged pimps in a three-day sweep in 76…

Senate approves FBI director

Senate approves FBI director

Senate leaders are hoping to push three of President Barack Obama’s labor nominees through the chamber, a day after giving him the FBI director he wanted. Senators planned to vote…

Must Congress raise debt limit?

Must Congress raise debt limit?

Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the “cloud of uncertainty” about the nation’s ability to pay its bills, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in an interview…