An ex-CIA officer was charged in Federal court with leaking classified information to the media, as the former operative has been accused of releasing the name and contact information of two of his colleagues, The Washington Times reported. According to the newspaper, John Kiriakou was named on four counts of violating the Intelligence Identities Protection […]
U.S. military forces sent helicopters into Somalia in a nighttime raid on Jan. 25, freeing two hostages, an American and a Dane, while killing nine pirates.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address focused on the idea that government intervention and tax hikes on the wealthy would be the keys to economic recovery, but will likely do little to lower the temperature in Washington.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told sailors that the U.S. is committed to keeping 11 aircraft carriers near Iran despite budget pressures, as the military wishes to project sea power.
The price of gold hit a six-week high on Jan. 23, as the metal was pushed upward by a recovery of the euro against the American dollar
The 2012 campaign of President Barack Obama kicked off with the release of a television ad on Jan. 19. The ads will air in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina and Wisconsin. The President won all of these States in the 2008 election.
In one of its first actions of the new year, the House passed a symbolic measure against President Barack Obama’s request to increase the Federal debt limit by $1.2 trillion.
President Barack Obama announced that he will deny a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, as he noted that the Republicans tried to impose a “rushed and arbitrary deadline” that did not give officials enough time to properly evaluate the project.
The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending illegal aliens back to Mexico without punishing them first.
The price of gold rose to its highest level in five weeks as German economic data boosted the euro and Chinese trade data helped to push commodities skyward.