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General tears up over affairs with subordinates

General tears up over affairs with subordinates

An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he’d failed the female captain who had leveled…

NRA forces Obama to delay push on surgeon general

NRA forces Obama to delay push on surgeon general

The White House is backing off its push for quick confirmation of President Barack Obama’s pick to be surgeon general in the face of opposition from the National Rifle Association…

Backtrack on deportations carries political risk

Backtrack on deportations carries political risk

President Barack Obama’s new promise to seek ways to ease his administration’s rate of deportations aims to mollify angry immigrant advocates but carries risks for a White House that has…

St. Pat’s parades that ban gays lose beer sponsors

St. Pat’s parades that ban gays lose beer sponsors

Two major beer manufacturers on Friday dropped sponsorship of St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York City and Boston to protest bans on gays marching openly. Sam Adams pulled out…

Gay couples file lawsuit against Arizona marriage ban

Gay couples file lawsuit against Arizona marriage ban

A group of same-sex couples in Arizona filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday to challenge the state’s ban on gay marriage, arguing that it violates the equal protection clause of…

Key deadline for Obamacare is approaching

Key deadline for Obamacare is approaching

Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don’t realize it. March 31 is the last day to sign up for health insurance coverage…

Former Christie aide shows up to contest subpoena

Former Christie aide shows up to contest subpoena

A key figure in a political payback investigation involving Gov. Chris Christie’s administration voluntarily came to court to watch lawyers argue over whether her subpoena from a legislative investigatory panel…

Snowden: Proposed NSA reforms ‘vindicate’ his actions

Snowden: Proposed NSA reforms ‘vindicate’ his actions

Former security contractor Edward Snowden, addressing a sympathetic crowd at a tech-heavy event in Austin, Texas, on Monday from a secret location in Russia, said proposed reforms at the National…

WikiLeaks founder hints new NSA leaks coming

WikiLeaks founder hints new NSA leaks coming

Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his living situation is a bit like prison — with a more lenient visitor policy.…

Couples sue Indiana over gay marriage ban

Couples sue Indiana over gay marriage ban

Four gay couples from southern Indiana sued the state Friday, seeking to force Indiana to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state and issue licenses to same-sex couples. The lawsuit,…