Senator: CIA improperly searched computer network
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program and the agency's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department....
Obama hams it up for health care on Funny or Die
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is hamming it up online to promote his health care plan....
Senators rally behind military sexual assault bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators rallied behind significant changes in military law to curb rape and sexual assault within the ranks, approving steps to protect the victims and barring the "good soldier defense" to ensure evidence alone determines a defendant's fate....
Obama, Clinton circles overlap in Dem fundraising
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is bolstering his party's campaign coffers, joining an ally of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to help the Democratic National Committee climb out of a worrisome deficit. It's the latest alignment of the Obama and Clinton orbits, as the former first lady considers a White House bid in 2016....
Democrats clock all-nighter with climate talk
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction....
Judge's order preserves NSA surveillance records
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago....
Prosecutors: DC mayor knew of 'shadow campaign'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For most of Vincent Gray's three-plus years as District of Columbia mayor, federal prosecutors have been investigating alleged dirty tricks in his 2010 campaign....
Pittsburgh is one of six cities selected to receive funds and technical assistance from the national Green Lanes Project to create five miles of protected bike lanes. These lanes would place curbs, planters, and posts to separate traffic from the bike lanes. This is being done to encourage more people to ride their bikes in the city.
Do you think the federal government should continue printing and mailing Social Security statements rather than posting them online?