• Obama signs Homeland Security funding bill into law

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a law funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year. The president signed the bill Wednesday afternoon in the Oval Office with a small group of photographers present. The White House wouldn't permit...

  • Kentucky editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ March 3 The Morehead (Kentucky) News on non-judicial foreclosure bill: Thank goodness that last week's effort - apparently supported by mortgage lenders - to sneak a bill through the Kentucky House of Representatives on real estate...

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers: The Tribune, March 4, on new rules to prepare energy installations for flooding: The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission struck the right balance Monday when it issued new rules for oil and gas drillers in the state...

  • Last group of Fort Carson soldiers sent to battle Ebola return to U.S.

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 min ago

    The final 10 soldiers from a Fort Carson unit sent to battle Ebola in western Africa are back in America, the post said Wednesday. The soldiers from the 615th Engineer Company were among 150 the post sent to Liberia to improve infrastructure and build treatment facilities at the...

  • Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson

    Updated: 45 min ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. ___ AUG. 9 — Michael Brown and a companion, both black, are confronted by an officer as they walk back to Brown's home from a...

  • US-Polish live-fire army exercise begins

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish and U.S. troops are taking part in live-fire exercises in northern Poland that are part of a NATO operation showing its commitment to the region's security. "Operation Atlantic Resolve" was launched in April 2014 in Poland and in the Baltic states and is...

  • Remains of Korean War POW returning to Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — The remains of an Army corporal who died while a prisoner of war in North Korea are coming back to Colorado. A funeral procession will accompany the body of Army Cpl. Floyd J.R. Jackson from Denver International Airport to a funeral home on Thursday. On Saturday, he will be...

  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Daily News on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's policy regarding deletion of emails. March 2. As state attorney general, Andrew Cuomo saw for himself how helpful emails could be in exposing truth and bringing wrongdoers to justice. Incriminating emails written by...

  • 2 in UK arrested in fraud case linked to Syria extremism

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — British counter-terrorism police have arrested two men over an alleged "cash-for-jihad" fraud that saw elderly residents conned of money by fake police officers. The Metropolitan Police said the men, aged 23 and 29, were detained in London Wednesday on suspicion of money...

  • Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing yet another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues oppose, as he did Tuesday to avert defunding the Department of Homeland Security. But Boehner and his leadership team appear destined to confront...

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