Republicans lined up on Capitol Hill Thursday, hoping to push out Shinseki.
The calls made to police by Carey, 34, from her Stamford condo paint a disturbing picture of a new mother.
Police found no weapon or apparent evidence of motive while searching the car of a Stamford, Conn., woman who was fatally shot by police.
The Department of Homeland Security has released a three-minute tutorial giving everyday office workers a “survival guide” in the event of a mass shooting.
A hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday focused on an issue that is of major concern to commuters — high tolls. And New York and New Jersey are in the spotlight.
There were protests on Capitol Hill on Friday from female lawmakers about the all-male panel of witnesses called to testify about what they believe is the Obama administration’s violation of religious freedom. The lawmakers said it’s a women’s rights issue.
Leaders of the House and Senate say votes could come as early as this evening on the deficit-cutting plan that’s expected to avert a government default on its debts.
The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.
Environmentalists are rallying in Washington, DC this weekend over a proposal to drill for oil and gas and create new sewage dump sites in the Atlantic Ocean.
Without veterans like Sen. Joe Lieberman and former Sen. Christopher Dodd, everyone from the defense industry to local fire departments could feel the effects.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an independent president has more chance at succeeding than a Republican or Democrat.