| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says.
"Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 9:28 AM
In a spirited defense of his foreign policy, President Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that normalizing relations with Cuba would bolster American influence there and that his diplomatic strategies to contain Russia and Iran are working.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:20 AM
With international negotiations over Iran's nuclear program extended beyond their self-imposed Nov. 24 deadline, talks have now resumed in Geneva. As they move forward, it's important to put those talks in perspective.
Frankly, the extension primarily...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Two years ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States faced the threat of cyberattacks from technologically sophisticated foes who could one day unleash chaos and death via the Internet.
Derailing a train, contaminating water...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Iran has continued to meet commitments under an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a confidential U.N. agency report showed, though Tehran temporarily halted conversion work that makes higher-grade uranium less suitable for bombs.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON A Flint, Mich., man who has been held in Iran for more than three years is said to be starting a hunger strike even as he asks the White House to press for his release, with the two countries in talks over Iran's proposed nuclear program.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The last year has been marked by headline-grabbing cybercrimes, including the theft of stunning amounts of personal information from Target, Home Depot and online photo-storage sites. Now, the hackers who targeted Sony Pictures' computer network have...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:01 PM
President Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States and its allies are making slow but steady progress in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, and he pledged new aid to Jordan to grapple with Syrian refugees.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Congress' passion for sanctions against Iran has united lawmakers of both parties and different political perspectives.
But many lawmakers seem to be having second thoughts about their vows to immediately hit Iran with new economic penalties if Tehran's...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Diplomats seeking to limit Iran's nuclear program have long said they wouldn't keep bargaining if officials in Tehran proved unwilling to budge. But after a year of frazzling negotiations and two missed deadlines, the diplomats have done just that....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Ending the dispute over Iran's nuclear program could ease the hostile relationship between Tehran and the West, resolve one of the world's most urgent security threats and provide a diplomatic triumph for President Obama.
But as negotiators from Iran...