Politics

  1. NYPD chief doesn't support officers turning their backs on mayor
    Dylan Stableford

    NYPD chief doesn't support officers turning their backs on mayor

  2. How President Obama unwinds
    Olivier Knox

    How President Obama unwinds

  3. Juan Williams' son on why he became a Republican
    Jon Ward

    Juan Williams' son on why he became a Republican

  4. Obama, de Blasio blasted over NYPD cop slayings
    Dylan Stableford

    Obama, de Blasio blasted over NYPD cop slayings

  5. NYC's Mayor Bill de Blasio weathers blowback on police reform after cop slayings
    Liz Goodwin

    NYC's Mayor Bill de Blasio weathers blowback on police reform after cop slayings

  6. Obama speaks on North Korea's 'cyber vandalism,' not being 'rolled' by Putin, and closing Gitmo
    Dylan Stableford

    Obama speaks on North Korea's 'cyber vandalism,' not being 'rolled' by Putin, and closing Gitmo

  7. The Cuban spy at the center of the Obama-Castro deal
    Michael Isikoff

    The Cuban spy at the center of the Obama-Castro deal

  8. Boston Marathon bombing survivor waves fake leg at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev supporters outside courthouse
    Michael Walsh

    Boston Marathon bombing survivor waves fake leg at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev supporters outside courthouse

  9. What police departments can learn about race relations from the LAPD
    Andrew Romano

    What police departments can learn about race relations from the LAPD

  10. Hello, Columbus
    Matt Bai

    Hello, Columbus

  • U.S.-Cuba thaw boosts odds of getting back fugitives: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Monday said the historic new ties between the United States and Cuba make it more likely that the Cuba government will return fugitives sought by U.S. officials. "Certainly, we're working with that country and every country to get…

    Reuters37 mins ago
  • China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony

    By Megha Rajagopalan and Steve Holland BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said. North Korea has denied it was to blame and has…

    Reuters
  • Republicans weigh big changes at U.S. budget referee agency

    By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Republicans take full control of Congress on Jan. 6, they will face decisions on major changes at the Congressional Budget Office, including possibly naming a new head and changing the rules used to assess the cost of legislation. Conservative groups have…

    Reuters
  • NYPD chief doesn't support officers turning their backs on mayor

    The city's top cop says he does not condone his officers their turning backs on the mayor, as dozens were seen doing Saturday night outside a Brooklyn hospital hours after two NYPD officers were shot dead. The two were killed while sitting in their patrol car by a gunman officials say was out for…

    Yahoo News
  • How President Obama unwinds

    Presidents have perhaps the most stressful job in the world. For Barack Obama, recharging his batteries requires a mix of golf, books, Nicorette — but most of all, time with his family.

    Yahoo News
  • Juan Williams' son on why he became a Republican

    Juan Williams is a well-known political journalist and a traditional Democrat. Yahoo News talked with his son, Raffi Williams, who is a Republican political professional, about why he's a conservative.

    Yahoo News
  • NYC's Mayor Bill de Blasio weathers blowback on police reform after cop slayings

    In the wake of two cop killings in Brooklyn this weekend, police unions and their allies are blaming recent calls to bring more accountability to America’s police forces from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Obama administration.

    Yahoo News
  • These American Fugitives May Be Hiding Out in Cuba

    Former prisoner Alan Gross was thrilled to return to America from Cuba earlier this week but there are dozens of other Americans who are in the country for other reasons -- and probably don't plan on leaving.Cuba has been a haven for American fugitives for decades, but now that the two countries…

    ABC News
  • Cuba: President Obama Determined to 'Chip Away' at 'Hermetically Sealed' Country

    President Obama's decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba "chips away" at the nation's "hermetically sealed society," the president said today at what is likely his last news conference of the year."This is still a regime that represses its people," the president acknowledged. "But…

    ABC News
  • French power company to pay $772M in bribery case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay $772 million in penalties to resolve allegations that it bribed government officials in multiple foreign countries for lucrative projects, the Justice Department said Monday.

    Associated Press22 mins ago
  • Late at night, Christie doing 2016 foreign policy homework

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It's after 9 p.m. on a Sunday night in late November and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is deep into a conference call, talking about nuclear weapons and Iran.

    Associated Press46 mins ago
  • FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign.

    Associated Press47 mins ago
  • Judge seems skeptical of challenge to Obama immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge seems skeptical of a lawsuit that seeks to halt President Barack Obama's immigration plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.

    Associated Press53 mins ago
  • AP-GfK Poll: Cards, gifts cross religious lines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don't share the Christian beliefs behind the story of the Magi who gave the first Christmas gifts.

    Associated Press55 mins ago
  • Good news on health care in 2014, but we're still spending too much

    Commentary: fewer uninsured, but debt, mental health coverage and dental care are on the agenda for 2015.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • 'I Can't Breathe' now a federal super PAC

    A New York activist wants to honor Eric Garner, who died in police custody, though a new political committee.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • American Future Fund: No election, little cash

    American Future Fund's income plummeted in 2013 — a non-election year — after massive haul in 2012.

    Center for Public Integrity