A majority of people in the United States are losing faith in the federal government, according to a new poll conducted by Fox News.
Full details of CIA treatments still under wraps
It is five years since US president Barack Obama ended the controversial renditions, interrogations and detention program led by the Central Intelligence Agency under his predecessor George W Bush but he will have to deal with the fallout from a reignited scandal about the harsh techniques used against prisoners.
White House urges Congress to regain U.S. UNESCO vote
White House national security adviser Susan Rice on Saturday urged Congress to allow the United States to regain its vote at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, which it lost for not paying dues.
Obama bragged ‘I’m really good at killing people’
US President Barack Obama bragged to his aides that he's 'really good at killing people,' according to explosive leaks in a new book about the US 2012 presidential campaign.
Republican congressmen defend U.S. spying abroad
Two Republican congressmen on Sunday defended Washington's surveillance programs abroad in reaction to protests from allies, after the wide scope of the eavesdropping was revealed this year by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, published Rueters.
Obama promises changes after latest NSA snooping disclosure
Under fire about disclosures of broad National Security Agency snooping on global leaders, President Barack Obama is offering a two-pronged response: You do it, too, and we'll make some changes.
Huge coalition calls for federal investigation over spying on Muslims in NY
Over one hundred organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union and dozens of diverse religious and community groups are calling on the New York Police Department to stop spying on the area’s Muslim population.
US Military Budget Cuts to Affect Family Programs
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno warned that continuation of cutting military budget will severely hurt soldiers' family programs.
Obamacare a disaster that needs fixing
The rollout of the federal Obamacare website has been a disaster, full stop. There can be no excuses, nor will I be making any. It's been clear for years what needed to be done, and failing was not an option. The exchanges, and the website that allowed access to them, had to work, and they just do not.
Study: 15 Percent of US Youth out of School, Work
Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.
30% of American are angry at their government: Poll
Public trust in the US government has hit a new low with 30% of Americans angry at the federal government and another 55% frustrated with it.