November 19, 2017 | In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Having turned its focus from spending cuts to social issues and an assault on the Obama administration's regulatory agenda, a battle-weary House reconvenes Friday in hopes of wrapping up action on a big Republican spending bill that would impose...
Republicans escalated their push to delay and defund the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reforms on Thursday as top regulators warned the Senate Banking Committee of a staff and funding crunch. The chiefs of major agencies that are writing hundreds of rules...
Need a condom? There's an app for that. The New York City Health Department on Monday unveiled a smartphone application that will help users locate the nearest place in the area giving out free condoms. "We want New York City to...
Ex-secretary of state Colin Powell called on the CIA and Pentagon to explain how he was given unreliable information which proved key to the US case for invading Iraq, the Guardian reported Wednesday. Powell's landmark speech to the United Nations...
From left, Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen; Defense Secretary Robert Gates; Pentagon Comptroller Robert F. Hale, and others, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, before the HouseArmed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Department's...
A group of U.S. veterans who say they were raped and abused by their comrades want to force the Pentagon to change how it handles such cases. More than a dozen female and two male current or former service members...
The president's budget has all the trappings of a financial document — ledgers, tables, economic projections. But it is, foremost, a political declaration. With this budget, President Barack Obama cast himself as a sensible fiscal manager — not too harsh,...
The Obama administration favors creating a national standard for mortgage servicers such as Bank of America Corp (BAC.N) and JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) that have been accused of botching home foreclosure procedures. In unveiling its plan to overhaul the...
In the barren grasslands of Ziebach County, there's almost nothing harder to find in winter than a job. This is America's poorest county, where more than 60 percent of people live at or below the poverty line. At a time...
She says what she wants, does what she wants and makes no apologies. And love her or hate her, you can't really argue with this: Politics as usual has never been Sarah Palin's style. "I wasn't wired to play that...