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State Dept audit: Benghazi review wasn't biased

09/25/2013 9:24am
A State Department audit has found that an investigation of the deadly attack on the Benghazi, Libya diplomatic post was unbiased. But it says weaknesses persist in how the U.S. identifies threats overseas.

US borrowing authority to be exhausted by Oct. 17

09/25/2013 1:19pm
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Wednesday the government will have exhausted its borrowing authority by Oct. 17, leaving the United States just $30 billion cash on hand to pay its bills.

State Dept audit: Benghazi review wasn't biased

09/25/2013 1:20pm
A State Department audit found Wednesday that an investigation into last year's deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, was unbiased, countering claims from GOP members of Congress that it lacked independence. But the audit says weaknesses persist in how the State Department identifies threats overseas.

US renews global terror alert

09/25/2013 1:48pm
The State Department is renewing its global terrorism alert for U.S. citizens following the attack by al-Qaida linked extremists on an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

US signs treaty to regulate global arms trading

09/25/2013 2:12pm
The United States, the world's largest arms dealer, has joined 106 other nations in signing a treaty that regulates global arms trading, but there is strong resistance in the Senate, which must ratify it.

In 21 hours, Cruz talks Obamacare in GOP terms

09/25/2013 4:00pm
Stunt or principled stand, Sen. Ted Cruz's talkathon against Obamacare scored 21 hours of cable television time to describe the president's signature law in the most conservative terms. By noon Wednesday when the Texas freshman finally sat down, tea party groups supporting him were in full fundraising mode.

Lawmaker: Kenya attack shows al-Qaida's reach

09/25/2013 5:10pm
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says the terrorist attack on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall shows al-Qaida affiliate al-Shabab has a "concerning ability" to strike outside its base of Somalia and stage a sophisticated, multilayered attack.