Opponents formulate a strategy to derail Obama?s new Cuba policy
Funding for diplomatic operations in Havana and an ambassador?s confirmation could be likely targets.
Recaps From New Major Projects to the Closure of Notable Companies
There was no shortage of big headlines in Polk County business this year. 2014 saw the launch of several major projects, as well as the unfortunate end of some notable companies.
Foes of Unions Try Their Luck in County Laws
© Bryan Lemon for The New York Times Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon of Warren County, Ky., presiding over discussion of an ordinance that would restrict union fees.
200 protest Nov. killing of man by NYPD officer
About 200 people protested the November shooting of an unarmed Brooklyn man by a police officer in a darkened public housing building's stairwell.
Kerry: New flexible war powers needed to fight IS
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Secretary of State John Kerry asked Congress on Tuesday for new war powers in the fight against the Islamic State, but said lawmakers should not limit U.S. military action to Iraq and Syria or prevent President Barack Obama from deploying ground troops if he later deems them necessary.
Kerry: New Flexible War Powers Needed to Fight ISIS
The Secretary of State asked Congress Tuesday for new war powers in the fight against ISIS, but said lawmakers should not limit U.S. military action.
Stalwarts Won?t Relent on Cuba
Washington ? Opponents of President Obama?s diplomatic opening toward Cuba began plotting for the long road ahead to block the administration?s new policy, focusing on areas where congressional consent is necessary.
No. 1 Kentucky holds off No. 4 Louisville 58-50
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- There were moments when top-ranked Kentucky could have blinked against No. 4 Louisville with its veterans battling second-half foul trouble and shooting woes.
No. 4 Louisville falls to No. 1 Kentucky 58-50
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville turned in the defensive performance it needed to take down top-ranked Kentucky. Problem was, the No. 4 Cardinals couldn't work together on the other end as they ran into a longer, deeper version of their defensive selves in a 58-50 loss Saturday to ...
How Chuck Schumer became Silicon Alley?s closest ally
The New York Democrat has taken on a bevy of tech issues with a forward-looking eye.