WASHINGTON (AP) — A wide-ranging farm bill the House is considering would cut food stamps by $2 billion a year and make it more difficult for some people to qualify for the domestic food aid program.
WASHINGTON | The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, by National Security Agency (NSA) Gen. Keith B. Alexander during the committee's hearing regarding NSA surveillance. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Keith B. Alexander approaches the witness table on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, to testify before the House Intelligence Committee hearing regarding NSA surveillance. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
From left, Deputy Attorney General James Cole; National Security Agency (NSA) Deputy Director Chris Inglis; NSA Director Gen. Keith B. Alexander; Deputy FBI Director Sean Joyce; and Robert Litt, general counsel to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; prepares to testify on Ca…
It looks like coach Coquese Washington is building her Penn State program to last.
NEW YORK | Rather than leave a 56-year-old uniform hanging in a closet at his Idaho home, Don Larsen decided it should be used for education.
New York Yankees great Don Larsen reacts during a news conference in June announcing the auction of his 1956 perfect game uniform in New York.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Winning still means everything to Penn State linebacker Mike Mauti, but success this season won't be defined by titles or a bowl.
Penn State Office of Physical Plant workers cover the statue of former football coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium on Penn State's campus in State College, Pa., on Sunday, July 22, 2012. The university announced earlier Sunday that it was taking down the monument in the wake of an investi…
WASHINGTON | America's historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen's life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court on Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's response to Thursday's Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama health care law, as transcribed by Roll Call:
CHICAGO | A coalition of Chicago-area hospitals that serve the poor called on Illinois officials to go after more federal money before cutting their Medicaid funding, a proposition dismissed by state health officials as based on unrealistic assumptions.
The first census data on the 90-plus population highlights America's ever-increasing life spans, which are redefining what it means to be old.
Next governor likely to complete Interstate 69
It's appropriate to reconsider state's caps on liability
Strong driver's license laws have led to fewer fatal crashes among 16-year-olds but with a disturbing side effect: more fatal accidents among 18-year-olds, a nationwide study found.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened over eight long years, so did Doreen Alfaro's bills: The walker, then the wheelchair, then the hospital bed, then the diapers — and the caregivers hired for more and more hours a day so Alfaro could go to work and her elderly father coul…
Strong driver's license laws have led to fewer fatal crashes among 16-year-olds but with a disturbing side effect — more fatal accidents among 18-year-olds, a nationwide study found.
The Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer's Plan, to combine research aimed at fighting the mind-destroying disease with help for caregivers.
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