Politics

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is endorsing the Arab League's plan to form a joint military force. Details on how such a force would operate are thin. But the agreement announced Sunday is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans. The U.S...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans. The U.S...
ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs. Speaking to students...
Centrifuges. Sanctions. Nuclear research. Sticking points remain on some of the most basic points as the negotiations between world powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program hit crunch time. Tuesday is the deadline for the two sides to finalize a framework agreement. That...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judicial panel must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices ordered the three-judge panel to review the case in light...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices ordered the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said the U.S.-Israeli relationship needs to return to "constructive footing," according to a prominent Jewish leader who spoke to the former secretary of state during the weekend. Clinton said the U.S. and Israel need to get back to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a North Carolina sex offender should have a chance to challenge a requirement that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet for the rest of his life. The justices ruled Monday that the state's highest court should have considered Torrey Dale...