A nonprofit watchdog group is suing an obscure Defense Department unit over its failure for three years to disclose the results of testing on the security safeguards of Internet voting systems that are increasingly being used to cast absentee ballots.
Americans overwhelmingly back U.S. airstrikes against terrorists in Syria and are increasingly supportive of President Barack Obama’s handling of the crisis, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll.
The Obama administration has issued a new polygraph policy for tens of thousands of federal employees who take lie detectors for security clearances or to obtain “sensitive” jobs.
House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi are endorsing calls for an independent investigation into a series of Secret Service mishaps.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lauded President Barack Obama’s efforts to battle the Islamic State and said “everybody should support this,” but made it clear in a Wednesday Oval Office meeting with Obama that he views Iran as a graver threat.
It’s been 60 years since the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education declared that public education is a right that must be made available to all “on equal terms,” and since the Civil Rights Act prohibited discrimination based on race, color or national origin. But inequity persists, and on Wednesday, the Department of Education released a “Dear Colleague” letter to outline what a fair distribution of the best teachers, school resources, extracurricular opportunities and school buildings should look like.
A new potential conflict arose Tuesday between Turkey and the Islamic State when militants surrounded Turkish troops assigned to guard an ancient tomb in a small Turkish territory inside Syria.
President Barack Obama launched the “My Brother’s Keeper” program earlier this year to develop strategies to help boys and young men “overcome barriers to success.”
Wading into a fight that’s about to get more interesting, Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday urged tech firms to cooperate with law enforcement.
A fabled Florida drug informant once known as “the Princess” has now crowned her career with a bittersweet legal victory
Two companies that sell women’s underwear infused with caffeine have agreed to refund $1.5 million to consumers to settle charges that they falsely advertised their products would reduce cellulite and zap fat, the Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday.
The White House on Monday announced $450 million in grants to 270 community colleges that are working with employers to set up training programs for in-demand jobs in fields such as information technology, health care, energy and advanced manufacturing.
A federal judge has again rejected a challenge by Guantanamo Bay detainee Shawali Khan, an Afghanistan citizen whose travails have occupied several court proceedings.