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Striking a balance, White House, Senate agree on media protections

Striking a balance, White House, Senate agree on media protections

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.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Dozens in House scrutinized, leak shows

Dozens in House scrutinized, leak shows

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.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Iran signals willingness to partly sign on to UN uranium-shipping plan

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 nuclear tensions.

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Bonnie Henry : Hard-hat kind of guy had soft touch for Ivory Snow

Bonnie Henry : Hard-hat kind of guy had soft touch for Ivory Snow

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.

October 26, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Your Funds: 'Hidden accounts' create confusion, spur manipulation

You smell smoke, you expect fire. Sometimes, it's just smokescreen.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Bush procurement official gets 1 year

Bush procurement official gets 1 year

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.

October 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

British court rules torture info should be disclosed

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 British government.

October 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Entertainment briefs

CONNECTICUT

October 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Congress may OK withholding detainee-abuse photos

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.

October 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Another Voice

Obama should foster openness, not retard it

October 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
House ethics committee widens Rangel investigation

House ethics committee widens Rangel investigation

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.

October 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
World powers meet for N-talks today with Iran

World powers meet for N-talks today with Iran

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.

October 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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