Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:48:01 EDTThe Obama administration pressed Thursday for greater United Nations authority to confront Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's forces by land, air and sea, while insisting that Arab governments play a central role in any possible military action.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 12:08:00 EDTThe comments appeared designed to counter the criticism surrounding his earlier remarks.
Sat, 12 Mar 2011 00:00:00 ESTPresident Obama on Friday offered only tempered support for Libya's rebels and played down the feasibility of Western military intervention to aid their cause, raising questions about how far he is willing to go to help fulfill his declaration last week that Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi "must le...
Mon, 07 Mar 2011 21:04:00 ESTIn a span of weeks, popular uprisings in the Islamic world have upended counterterrorism relationships that the United States spent much of the past decade trying to build.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 19:42:00 ESTAlthough much of K Street spends its time plying the halls of Congress on behalf of well-heeled clients, there is a growing dark side to Washington's lobbying and public-relations industry: figuring out new ways to undermine and sabotage opponents.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 11:35:01 ESTHexabromocyclododecane, commonly known as HBCD, is a flame retardant that is starting to give a lot of green builders headaches.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:08:01 ESTResearchers have proved that listening to your favorite melodies and harmonies can trigger the brain to release large amounts of dopamine, a chemical that sends "feel good" signals to the rest of the body and plays a role in both motivation and addiction.
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTAs President Obama and his advisers measured their response to the mass killing in Libya over the past week, they were mindful of one particular scene unfolding thousands of miles away.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 23:58:01 ESTThe Obama administration announced Friday that it is finalizing sanctions against the regime of Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi and has temporarily closed the U.S. Embassy in strife-tornTripoli.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 00:07:00 ESTCIA drone attacks in Pakistan killed at least 581 militants last year, according to independent estimates. The number of those militants noteworthy enough to appear on a U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists: two.
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 22:10:03 ESTCIA Director Leon Panetta told Congress on Wednesday that if Osama bin Laden or his deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri is captured they will be held by the military and probably will be sent to Guantanamo Bay, the first time any senior administration official has outlined a detention plan for al-Qaeda's to...
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 21:32:01 ESTFor the FBI, the case of the anthrax killer is an investigation that never seems to end.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:08:00 ESTCIA Director Leon Panetta helped touch off an avalanche of erroneous expectations Thursday when he testified that there was a "strong likelihood" that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak would step down by the end of the day.
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:28:01 ESTWhen Taliban leaders return from Pakistan this spring to begin their annual offensive in Afghanistan, a senior U.S. commander believes they will undertake a major assassination campaign against local and tribal Afghan leaders and others who in recent months have begun cooperating with government...
Sat, 05 Feb 2011 21:18:00 ESTThe big idea: A small Chicago South Side business gambles that "green" will mean gold.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:16:01 ESTA Senate investigation of the Fort Hood shootings faults the Army and FBI with missing warning signs and not exchanging information that could have prevented the massacre.
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:12:02 ESTShortly after it lifted off in February 2009, NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Antarctica. With that, a $250 million investment became scrap metal on the ocean floor and an effort to begin using satellites to measure atmospheric carbon dioxide and trace emiss...
Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTWith the expected transfer Friday of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) from a hospital in Tucson to a rehabilitation center in Houston, her treatment transitions from a heroic, high-tech fight to save her life to a long and arduous slog to help her brain rebuild itself.
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 20:29:00 ESTAl Kamen's In the Loop column highlights the National Counterterrorism Center's 2011 calendar, reports on the Air Force's plan to build an Afghan "village" and caves in New Mexico for target practice, a not-so-new leak about former Iraq ambassador April Glaspie from WikiLeaks and Justice Elena Kagan