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  • Dr. Oz gets dissected

    Dr. Oz gets dissected
    A media firestorm has broken out over a letter I co-signed prevailing upon Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons to reconsider having "America's doctor," Mehmet Oz, retain his position on that esteemed institution's medical faculty. I...
  • House passes 2nd bill to help companies fight cyberattacks

    The House passed a bill Thursday encouraging private companies to share information about cyberattacks with federal authorities in an attempt to combat the growing problem. The bill grants protection from liability for companies that share information...
  • Hostage deaths show risks of US intelligence gaps on al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON The deaths of two hostages in a U.S. attack on an al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan underscore how the lack of accurate, on-the-ground intelligence can have tragic consequences in counterterrorism operations. "The value and efficacy of drone...
  • Benghazi panel seeks Clinton appearance on email, 2012 attack

    WASHINGTON A Republican-led special House committee asked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to answer questions in May and June on her use of private e-mails while secretary of state and her response to the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya....
  • Step into war rooms planning Hillary Clinton's defeat

    ARLINGTON, Va. In a nondescript high-rise in the suburbs of Washington, a group of 20-somethings is waging war on Hillary Clinton. They're tracking her every move, analyzing her utterances during decades in public life and updating a library of 1,000...
  • Anti-human trafficking bill passes Senate

    The Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to help the victims of human trafficking, ending a tortuous partisan standoff over abortion that also delayed confirmation of President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee. The vote was 99-0 to...
  • Q&A: Here's what's facing Lynch if she becomes attorney general

    WASHINGTON A slow-moving and sharply divided Senate is finally expected to confirm Loretta Lynch on Thursday as the next U.S. attorney general. Then the real testing starts. A 55-year-old Greensboro, N.C., native, Lynch will immediately make history as...
  • Ann McFeatters: We must trust Obama to negotiate a good trade pact

    WASHINGTON Uh-oh, Democrats are in disarray. It's over 40 million jobs, wages, unions, the middle class's future, and the export of everything from apples to oranges. In a word, trade. Wait! Wait! It's more interesting than you might think. The main...
  • New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities

    New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities
    Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter will lay out the military’s new strategy for fighting battles over computer networks Thursday, today, officials said, revealing what analysts say appears be a tougher, more offensive approach to cyber warfare....
  • Amid Capitol Hill opposition, high-speed rail gets second wind

    WASHINGTON Is President Barack Obama's vision for high-speed rail dead? If so, you couldn't tell it from a group of rail supporters gathered in Washington this week. And for the first time, they can point to tangible progress. California's $68 billion...
  • Rand Paul on NSA: 'Our Founding Fathers would be mortified'

    Republican Sen. Rand Paul lashed out against the federal government's sweeping surveillance programs on Wednesday, staking an aggressive position on an issue already dividing the Republican presidential field. The libertarian-leaning Kentucky Republican,...