Federal prosecutors urged a jury on Thursday to convict a U.S. man who confessed he joined an al Qaeda cell in Saudi Arabia and plotted to kill President George W. Bush, but his lawyer said the confession was obtained through torture.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's former chief e-mailed White House strategist Karl Rove, "bragging" about a push for conservative programming on U.S. public television.
A former official with the U.S. governing administration in Iraq and a contractor have been arrested on charges involving a bribery and fraud scheme, the U.S. Justice Department said.
"Unfortunately, she is critical to me." That's how former lobbyist Jack Abramoff once summed up his relationship with Italia Federici, the president of a Republican environmental group. He told colleagues that although Federici's he
Bob Woodward has set off a frantic new round of guessing about who that source might be and a wave of public denials.
A criminal complaint alleges a web of corruption and bid rigging in Iraq by officials who worked with the now-defunct Coalition Provisional Authority, the U.S.-led agency that ran Iraq for more than a year after the 2003 invasion.
Who ever advised President George Bush to escape the storm of criticism he faces over Hurricane Katrina, Iraq, and the Libby CIA case by flying to Argentina for a free trade summit should be sent in chains to Guantanamo.
Cindy Sheehan is headed back to Crawford to meet President Bush at his Crawford ranch. The anti-war mother who lost her son, Casey, in Iraq, will hold a vigil for five days, starting on Nov. 22
New Jersey officials alleged that Bernard Kerik, the former New York City police commissioner, took money or "things of value" from two reputedly mob-linked contractors attempting to influence his actions as a public official.
The former U.S. attorney for southern West Virginia said that he never contributed secretly to a political campaign, insisting he did not follow through on an offer to help another prosecutor win election while a federal employee.
Vice President Dick Cheney was heckled by peace protesters Tuesday as he spoke at the groundbreaking for a public policy center honoring former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker.
Cindy Sheehan and various others who were recently arrested protesting the Iraq war outside the White House are to appear in court Wednesday at 9 a.m. for demonstrating without a permit.
Americans trust President Bush less than they trusted his predecessor, Bill Clinton, and they are increasingly losing confidence in his leadership, a poll showed.
Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito distanced himself from his 1985 comments that there was no constitutional right to abortion, telling a senator in private that he had been "an advocate seeking a job."
Bush relied on the collective judgment of the intelligence community when he determined that Iraq's Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, national security adviser Stephen Hadley said. "Turns out, we were wrong," Hadley told *
In an important clarification of President George W. Bush's earlier statement, a top White House official refused to unequivocally rule out the use of torture, arguing the US administration was duty-bound to protect Americans from terrorist attac
The investigators had much information before they sat down with Libby on Oct. 14, 2003, and first heard from him what prosecutors now allege was a demonstrably false version of what happened.
As his brother's fortunes are rapidy falling in the polls, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ruled out running for president in 2008 but left open the possibility of a subsequent bid.
Bush's trip starts with a pep talk to U.S. troops at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, and ends with a brief visit to Mongolia to thank Mongolians for supporting the Iraq war and maintaining 160 troops there.
Some 58 percent of Americans surveyed said they disapprove of Bush's handling of his job, compared to 53 percent in a September 29-30 Newsweek poll.
Federal Emergency Management Agency has yet to reopen four of its biggest no-bid contracts for Hurricane Katrina work and won't do so until the contracts are virtually complete. A promise to hire more minority-owned firms also is largely unfulfil
The United States rejected North Korea's demand for aid in exchange for suspending nuclear development, the U.S. envoy to disarmament talks said as the negotiations ended Friday with no word of progress or a firm date to meet again.
"What I am going to do is talk about this administration's commitment to our legal obligations -- we take them very seriously. I think (in) our country, unlike other countries, when there are allegations of wrongdoing ... then there are inve
Jack Abramoff, the lobbyist linked to former House GOP leader DeLay, asked for $9 million in 2003 from the president of a small West African nation to arrange a meeting with President Bush.The African leader, President Omar Bongo of Gabon, met with B
Ralston, Rove's right-hand man, is scheduled to appear again before Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald who is investigating the circumstances surrounding the leak of Plame's identity in the media.
White House officials are free to contribute to a fund to help pay for the legal defense of Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, in the CIA leak investigation, the White House said on Wednesday.
Congressional Quarterly and FNS both transcribed Press Secretary Scott McClellan’s answer as “That’s accurate.” The White House transcript lists his answer as “I don’t think that’s accurate.” The White House is trying to get CQ and FNS to change thei
Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, who have earned worldwide acclaim over the past year for their relief missions around the globe, embarked today on what they called their most challenging project to date, an emergency mission to t
Russia this week successfully fight-tested its answer to the $50 billion U.S. ballistic defense system, which it vowed to do four years ago when the Bush administration told Russia that it would unilaterally from the 1972 START Treaty.
Chinese police have warned that Islamic extremists could be planning attacks on luxury hotels in China next week, the US embassy in Beijing said just 10 days before a visit by President Bush.