The White House’s decision to provide more information on targeted killings and the attack in Benghazi was expected to ease the confirmation of John O. Brennan as the new director of the C.I.A.
Sen. Robert Menendez either hired prostitutes in the Dominican Republic or is a victim of an elaborate scheme to frame him, according to competing stories published this week.
The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that U.S. airline passengers will soon be allowed to carry small knives in their carry-on bags, a move that prompted swift condemnation from a flight attendants union.
Instead of furloughing meat inspectors, why not cancel the wine-tasting getaway in California? Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., posed that question this week to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, noting that two USDA-sponsored conferences are coming up despite the budget anxiety in Washington over the sequester.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been admitted to a New York City hospital for observation after a fall in his home.
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it will cancel all White House tours starting this weekend, due to sequester cuts.
After asserting in a video that U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez had paid her for sex, a Dominican woman now says she was paid to make those claims and has never met the New Jersey Democrat, a court document states.