Senate Armed Services Committee holds confirmation hearing for re-appointment of Air Force Gen. Paul Selva to be commander, U.S. Transportation Command; and Navy Vice Adm. Michael Rogers to be admiral and director of NSA, chief of Central Security Services and commander of U.S. Cyber Command.
- The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee did not hack into CIA computers to obtain an internal report on the agency's interrogation and detention program, the head of the committee said on Tuesday.
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NEW YORK - - As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear a religious dispute over the Obamacare contraception mandate, advocates on both sides are trying to set the court straight on the science.
NEW YORK - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie casts himself as a straight-talking everyman, but as scandal swirls around his administration, the number of state voters who see him as trustworthy has fallen dramatically, a poll said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - In early 2009, amateur conservative Tea Party activists took to the streets to protest newly-elected U.S. President Barack Obama's economic stimulus package and health reform, a ragtag army that helped win the U.S. House for Republicans in 2010, then waged internecine war with the party establishment.
WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday forecast more robust economic growth in 2014 than last year and a further pickup in the economy for 2015.