WASHINGTON — Closing in on an expected announcement that he will run for president, Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he is planning a political event in two weeks in Miami to announce his 2016 plans.
Nigerians stood in long lines to vote for their next president over the weekend, and on Monday were still awaiting results that were too close to call. “We’re all waiting with baited breath,” U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the PBS NewsHour. Continue reading
At a time when documentaries are getting more attention from mainstream moviegoers, Ken Burns, the documentarian behind epics including “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and two dozen other films, says the best advice he can offer aspiring filmmakers may seem like platitudes.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. Continue reading
Despite what conventional wisdom may suggest, new research has revealed that people tend to be more willing to trust others as they age. Continue reading
Two people were shot and one has died after a car tried to ram a gate at Fort Meade, the military installation that houses the National Security Agency. Continue reading
ABINGTON, Pa. — Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits. Continue reading
Rescue workers recovered two bodies from the wreckage of a fire in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood Sunday afternoon. Continue reading