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Groundhog dropped by de Blasio died a week later

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:59am
Mayor de Blasio has groundhog blood on his hands!
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White House breach renews focus on Hill security gaps

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:52am
It made for a wild foot chase. A man breached the security barrier at one of the main institutions of American government and dashed toward an unsecured door. He ducked inside the building before authorities apprehended him. No, this wasn’t the episode at the White House Friday night.
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Senate Dem feeling heat from GOP rising star in Arkansas

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:03am
Six years ago, Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor sailed to a second-term victory in Arkansas. Republicans didn't field a candidate that year. This time around, Pryor is in the fight of his political life against a budding Republican superstar, Rep. Tom Cotton.
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Cuomo's Confession: The media’s spanking debate gets personal after NFL star sidelined

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:00am
Under a bright media spotlight, the kind of whipping that inflicts bodily injury is getting harder to defend.
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Forest Service rule change would require media to get permit to film in wilderness areas

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:30am
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing rule changes that would include charging media organizations up to $1,500 to film or take photographs in federally designated wilderness areas. 
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Webb 'seriously looking' at 2016 bid

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:00am
Add former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb to the list of potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidates.
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Changes to firearm purchase forms draw strong reaction

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:00am
Changes to the forms required for firearms purchases asking questions about the buyer’s race and ethnicity have drawn strong reaction from gun dealers, privacy advocates and lawmakers.
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FAA expected to approve drones for movie-making

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:08pm
Attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision say the permits are an important step toward relaxation of the FAA ban on use of unmanned aircraft by commercial operators.
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Changes to firearm purchase forms draw strong reaction

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 8:29pm
Changes to the forms required for firearms purchases asking questions about the buyer’s race and ethnicity have drawn strong reaction from gun dealers, privacy advocates and lawmakers.
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US sanctions foreign fighter facilitators

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 4:12pm
The Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions on eight people it says have helped finance or facilitate the movement of foreign fighters joining the Islamic State and the Nusra Front, two Syrian extremist groups that have been the subject of recent American military strikes.
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Court allows controversial probe of Walker, conservative groups to resume

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 4:09pm
A federal appeals court on Wednesday overturned a lower court's ruling halting an investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and more than two dozen conservative groups for alleged illegal campaign activity.
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GOP heavyweights flock to Kansas to boost Roberts after race shakeup

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:49pm
Republican Party heavyweights are flocking to Kansas in a bid to boost longtime GOP Sen. Pat Roberts, in the latest sign that a recent and bizarre shakeup in the race has put his seat in toss-up territory.
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Inhofe demands details before OK-ing Ebola funding

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:30pm
The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee is holding up money to fight Ebola until the Obama administration provides details on how the military would protect American personnel sent to Africa to battle the epidemic and more specifics on the financial and logistics demands on a defense budget already stretched thin.
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Kansas senator quits Eisenhower Memorial project

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:15pm
After more than a decade of planning and millions spent to build a memorial near the National Mall honoring the late President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a key lawmaker who has helped oversee the project from the start is stepping away.
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