Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says US won't be insulated from oil-related security issues, even if shale oil boom makes it world's largest oil producer. Price sensitivity of oil in the global market is a reason.
On Friday, RNC members approved a resolution banning cooperation with CNN and NBC on 2016 debates if the networks air special programs on Hillary Clinton. But that's only partly what the RNC action was about.
Information from the flight-data and cockpit-voice recorders could be released Friday afternoon. The UPS cargo plane crash occurred Wednesday near a runway at the Birmingham, Ala., airport.
Pete Wilson, a former San Diego mayor, has added his voice to those calling on Bob Filner to resign as a recall effort gets under way Sunday. Filner shows no signs of leaving office despite disgrace.
The number of NSA privacy violations tied to surveillance programs – 2,776 in one year – seems big, but there's no context for judging. The revelations, however, appear to contradict Obama's assurances that the NSA acts with care and propriety.