Jan 27, 2015

U.S. Justice Department spies on millions of cars: report

The Justice Department has been secretly gathering and storing hundreds of millions of records about motorists in an effort to build a national database that tracks the movement of vehicles across the country, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The newspaper said the main ...

Jan 23, 2015

Give Iran diplomacy a chance, Europeans urge Congress

Top European diplomats on Thursday waded into the political fray in Washington over Iran, urging U.S. lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions and pleading for time to allow nuclear talks to succeed. “Maintaining pressure on Iran through our existing sanctions is essential,” four ...

Jan 22, 2015

Abortion foes push new bills in Congress and the states

Foes of abortion are mobilizing on behalf of bills in Congress and several state legislatures that would further curtail women’s access to the procedure, buoyed by conservative gains in the November elections. On both sides of the debate, activists are highlighting their hopes and ...

Full text of Obama's State of the Union address

Jan 21, 2015

Full text of Obama's State of the Union address

The full text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen ...

Key quotes from Obama's State of the Union address

Jan 21, 2015

Key quotes from Obama's State of the Union address

The following are key quotes from U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday: Economy Turning the page “We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation ...

Jan 20, 2015

Muslims setting up 'no-go zones' in West: Jindal

Some countries have allowed Muslims to establish autonomous neighborhoods in cities where they govern by a harsh version of Islamic law, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday during a speech in London. The Republican, who is considering a presidential campaign in 2016, later defended ...