Susan Rice, national security adviser to President Barack Obama, said on Friday that the administration still believes there is a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine as Russian troops mobilized along the country’s entire eastern border.
Two senior House leaders on Friday requested an investigation by Congress’ General Accountability Office (GAO) into the State Department’s failure to report Russian violations of a 1987 nuclear missile accord.
Pro-Palestinian activists on the University of Michigan have had the cops called on them for threatening pro-Israel students and staging a sit-in over the student government’s refusal to back an anti-Israel initiative to divest from the Jewish state.
The Washington Post responded to heated criticism of a story on Koch Industries and the Keystone Pipeline on Friday, noting that it pointed out how frivolous the allegations of Koch critics were in a piece extensively detailing those allegations.
The White House is aggressively monitoring and reviewing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) disclosures, causing significant delays in some cases, a study by the watchdog group Cause of Action found.
FOIA documents obtained by Cause of Action show White House reviews delayed responses to investigative journalists, watchdog groups, and even congressional investigations.
The whereabouts of a bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo seized by Hamas militants last summer is still unknown, Haaretz reports.
Federal authorities raided the home and office of Rhode Island’s Democratic Speaker of the House Gordon Fox on Friday as part of an investigation carried out by the U.S. attorney’s office, the FBI, IRS and state police.
A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker on Thursday denounced what she called a state policy of repression by President Nicolas Maduro and vowed to continue protesting for democracy despite the threat of imprisonment.
The U.S. metro area with the lowest unemployment rate is a shale oil boomtown. The one with the highest unemployment rate houses the world’s largest solar plant.