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AFL-CIO steps up criticism of health care law

09/12/2013 12:12am
The AFL-CIO on Wednesday approved a resolution critical of parts of President Barack Obama's health care law in spite of efforts by White House officials to discourage the labor federation from making its concerns so prominent.

Military: Budget cuts threaten ops like Syria

09/12/2013 1:38am
American warships lie in wait across the eastern Mediterranean Sea ready to strike Syria if ordered, and Pentagon officials insist they'll find the money to fund the operation if needed.

Over 2M dehumidifiers recalled, reports of fires

09/12/2013 4:30am
More than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and more than $2 million in property damage.

AP sources: CIA delivering light weapons to Syria

09/12/2013 5:53am
The CIA has been delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels for several weeks, following President Barack Obama's decision to arm the rebels.

Kerry set to test Russia on Syria weapons

09/12/2013 7:19am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva Thursday morning to test the seriousness of a Russian proposal to secure Syria's chemical weapons.

Extra ships for Syria cost $27 million a week

09/12/2013 3:01pm
The Pentagon is spending about $27 million a week to maintain the increased U.S. Navy presence in the Mediterranean Sea and Middle East region to keep watch over Syria and be prepared to strike if needed.

Govt to declassify parts of secret order

09/12/2013 6:19pm
The federal government says it will declassify parts of a 2008 secret court order that required Yahoo to turn over customer data under the National Security Agency's PRISM data-gathering program.