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Lawmakers slam Obama's 'outrageous' letter to Ayatollah

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:01pm
President Obama, taking diplomacy into his own hands with his "dear Ayatollah" letter to Iran's Supreme Leader, is drawing a seismic response on Capitol Hill.
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‘Political’ pull? Border figures posted, removed month before election

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:06pm
Staggering statistics that show nearly a half-million people were caught trying to enter the U.S. illegally -- and more than half were not Mexican, a number far higher than in 2013 -- reportedly were posted on a U.S. government website for just a few hours last month before being taken down.
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Reid readies for last gasp in power

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:38am
Large number of defeated or retiring Dems voting and Harry Reid’s intention to hold on to his role as top Senate Dem hints he'll be trying major moves in lame duck session.
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Six-figure state pensions on the rise in Florida

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:22am
Guaranteed pensions — all but extinct in the private sector — are alive and well for Florida government workers.
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Proposed internet sales tax ‘single biggest anti-taxpayer act in this Congress’

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:15am
The Marketplace Fairness Act, an Internet sales tax proposal that Congress is expected to push by the end of the year, is the “single-biggest anti-taxpayer act in this Congress,” National Taxpayers Union president Pete Sepp said in a phone conference Thursday.
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FBI says agent impersonated AP reporter

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:43am
FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation, a ruse the news organization says could undermine its credibility.
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US employers add 214,000 jobs, rate falls to 5.8 percent

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:36am
Three days after voters registered their sourness about the U.S. economy, the government says employers added a solid 214,000 jobs in October, extending the healthiest pace of hiring in eight years.
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Worlds collide over lunch: Obama, emboldened GOP leaders to chart course

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:22am
Two titanic forces -- a "hope and change" president struggling to cement an enduring legacy in the final quarter of his term, and a resurgent Republican leadership eager to exercise a voters' mandate -- will face off Friday afternoon in a White House meeting that could set the course for the next two years.
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What shellacking? Press pounds the president for being in denial

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:09am
During the 73 minutes in which Barack Obama spoke to reporters, he seems to have made no one happy.
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Speculation swirls over timing, pick for Holder replacement

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:00am
Republicans' big midterm wins throw a potential curveball at President Obama as he weighs his replacement for outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.
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Election results looked nothing like the polls -- what gives?

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:45am
Tuesday's midterm elections were supposed to be a night of nail-biters. Instead, Republicans rumbled to one of their biggest victories in decades. How could so many polls get so many races so wrong?
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US troops claimed chemical weapons exposure in Iraq, report says

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:30am
More than 600 U.S. service members told military medical staff that they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, The New York Times reported Thursday. Pentagon officials said the department will now expand its outreach to veterans and establish a toll-free hotline for reporting potential exposures and seeking medical evaluation or care, the newspaper said.
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Ex-US diplomat under criminal investigation

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:18am
A former veteran U.S. diplomat and expert on Pakistan is the subject of a federal investigation and had her security clearance revoked last month, the State Department said Thursday.
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Peter Doocy tells story behind bin Laden shooter interview

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:30pm
The Fox News reporter who conducted an extensive interview with the Navy SEAL who fatally shot Usama bin Laden identified the man who pulled the trigger as Rob O'Neill.
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US troops claimed chemical weapons exposure in Iraq, report says

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 9:51pm
More than 600 U.S. service members told military medical staff that they believe they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, The New York Times reported Thursday. Pentagon officials said the department will now expand its outreach to veterans and establish a toll-free hotline for reporting potential exposures and seeking medical evaluation or care, the newspaper said.
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Latest Gitmo transfer raises concerns about ever-riskier releases to close camp

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 8:40pm
As Americans focused on election results this week, the Obama administration quietly transferred Guantanamo detainee Fourzi Khalid Abdullah Al Awda to Kuwait, where he was reunited with his mother.
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Army drops use of term 'Negro' in document

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 6:46pm
The Army has dropped the term "Negro" from a policy document that called the word an acceptable alternative to "Black" or "African American."
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Speculation swirls over timing, pick for Holder replacement

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 6:03pm
Tuesday’s elections have thrown President Obama a potential curveball when it comes to replacing outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder -- forcing him to decide whether to introduce a nominee during the lame duck session or take his chances with a more hostile Senate majority after January.
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Source says reported letter from Obama to Ayatollah ‘f***s up everything'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 5:54pm
President Obama reportedly penned a secret letter to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei last month discussing their shared interest in fighting the Islamic State -- a development one congressional source told Fox News "f***s up everything."
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Federal appeals court upholds gay marriage bans

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 5:41pm
A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review.
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