WASHINGTON — The White House, key senators and media
representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect
reporters from being forced to disclose their confidential sources
in federal court.
WASHINGTON — Dozens of lawmakers have drawn scrutiny from their
ethics monitor this year for everything from financial dealings to
travel and campaign donations, according to a leaked account
showing an active House panel secretly at work.
TEHRAN — Iran's foreign minister said Monday that Tehran may
agree to ship part of its stockpile of low enriched uranium abroad
for further enrichment, the first official indication that Iran
could at least partly sign onto a U.N.-drafted plan aimed at easing
It sounds like a plotline straight out of TV's "Mad Men." Nab
some guy in a hard hat on a construction site to praise a certain
detergent for getting his baby's diapers, oh, so soft.
You smell smoke, you expect fire. Sometimes, it's just
WASHINGTON — The former top procurement official in George W.
Bush's administration was sentenced Friday to a year in prison for
lying about his ties to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
LONDON — Seven secret paragraphs detailing the alleged torture
of a former Guantanamo detainee should be disclosed, a British High
Court has ruled — a decision that could ignite fresh criticism of
U.S. interrogation practices and raise prickly questions for the
WASHINGTON — Congress is set to allow the Pentagon to keep new
pictures of foreign detainees abused by their U.S. captors from the
public, a move intended to end a legal fight over the photographs'
release that has reached the Supreme Court.
Obama should foster openness, not retard it
WASHINGTON — The House ethics committee on Thursday expanded its
investigation of Rep. Charles Rangel to include his belated
financial disclosure of hundreds of thousands of dollars in
previously unreported assets and income.
GENEVA — The U.S. and five other world powers go to the table
with Iran today to demand a freeze of its nuclear activities, and a
senior U.S. official said Washington may seek rare face-to-face
talks with Iranian diplomats.