Topic: USA TODAY
President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure from Yemen probably marks the end of his 33 years in power, but questions are being raised about Washington's decision to take in the strongman.
Last April, an Afghan officer in a highly secure facility killed eight US troops. Overall, Afghan national security forces are the key to America’s exit strategy in the war.
A US appellate court has ruled that telecom companies have the right to legal immunity for helping the government eavesdrop on private communications. But in a separate opinion, the court also ruled that customers can sue the government for tracking e-mail and phone calls.
12/30/2011 03:16 pm
For two years running, President Obama is the man Americans most admire, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is again the most-admired woman, a new Gallup survey shows. But the public’s views of other politicians shifted noticeably in 2011.
12/28/2011 12:57 pm
Polling indicates that GOP voters believe Newt Gingrich could beat President Obama. But surveys of the full electorate show less confidence in Mr. Gingrich's ability to defeat the president.
12/14/2011 12:14 pm
Liege attack in Belgium appears to have been carried out by a lone gunman using grenades and automatic weapons.
12/13/2011 03:43 pm
Monitor Breakfast Joe Lieberman contradicts Sarah Palin: Where's evidence of insider trading? (VIDEO)
In a USA Today op-ed Tuesday, Sarah Palin charged that Congress is guilty of insider trading. Sen. Joseph Lieberman told reporters at a Monitor breakfast he's seen no evidence.
12/13/2011 02:16 pm
Did you hear the one about Romney? Fact-checking journalists found some of the assertions in Saturday night's Republican debate to be at least a little wobbly and in some cases outright false.
12/11/2011 05:30 pm
Former CEO Jon Corzine testified before Congress on the bankruptcy of investment firm MF Global. Its swift collapse in late October recalled events leading to the financial crisis of 2008.
12/08/2011 05:51 pm
The members of the super committee tasked with cutting $1.2 trillion from federal budgets announced that it failed to reach a deal. Polls and newspapers chime in on why that happened.
11/21/2011 05:59 pm