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A homeless man sleeps under an American Flag blanket on a park bench on Sept. 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Census Measure: Number Of Poor People In US 3 Million Higher Than Official Count Of 46.5 Million

The number of poor people in America is 3 million higher than the official count, encompassing 1 in 6 residents due to out-of-pocket medical costs and work-related expenses, according to a revised census measure released Wednesday.

11/06/2013

A U.S. Border Patrol agent walks near a part of the U.S.-Mexico border fence on Oct. 3, 2013 near San Diego, Calif. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol: Agents May Continue Using Deadly Force Against Rock-Throwers

Border Patrol agents may continue using deadly force against rock-throwers, the chief of the agency said, despite the recommendation of a government-commissioned review to end the practice.

11/05/2013

The Obama administration's top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American's telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

NSA, FBI Lawyers: Personal Data And Phone Records Must Be Kept By Government

The Obama administration’s top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American’s telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.

11/04/2013

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal assured visiting Secretary of State John Kerry Monday there is no problem with the United States, saying "our two friendly countries" are busy dealing with troublesome issues like Syria, Iran and the Mideast peace process. (JASON REED/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Foreign Minister: No Problem With The US

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal assured visiting Secretary of State John Kerry Monday there is no problem with the United States, saying “our two friendly countries” are busy dealing with troublesome issues like Syria, Iran and the Mideast peace process.

11/04/2013

Obama's administration has aggressively utilized social networking to convey its message, and Obama said workplace discrimination is "offensive." (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Obama Writes Post Urging Equal Treatment Of Gays, Congressional Action

Obama also said that Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. During his presidency, Obama, among other moves, rescinded the “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule prohibiting gay military people from revealing their sexual orientation.

11/04/2013

The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law. (Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Administration: Personal Info Used Only For Health Care Purposes

The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law.

10/26/2013

Millions of Americans have logged onto the Healthcare.gov website since it’s Oct. 1 launch, but glitches on the websites have kept many from actually signing up, and has computer experts saying the technology needs a complete overhaul. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

House Dem: ‘President Needs To Man Up’ And Fire Glitchy Website Creators

Frustrated Democrats lamented Wednesday that persistent problems with new health care exchanges have inflicted damage on the public’s perception of the already unpopular “Obamacare” — with some lawmakers insisting President Barack Obama should ensure those responsible lose their jobs.

10/23/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Obamacare Website Underestimating Cost Of Insurance

The website the Obama administration rolled out is not only facing technical glitches, but a serious pricing problem as well.

10/23/2013

President Barack Obama's first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key Republican senator is holding up the transfer of $60 million to a program to spur private investment in Egypt's flailing economy, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Graham Halts $60M In Post-Coup Economic Aid To Egypt

President Barack Obama’s first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key Republican senator is holding up the transfer of $60 million to a program to spur private investment in Egypt’s flailing economy, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides.

10/22/2013

Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Amnesty International: ‘Unlawful’ US Drone Strikes In Pakistan May Amount To War Crimes

In a report released today, entitled “Will I be next?’ US drone strikes in Pakistan,” the human rights group provides details about alleged victims of the attacks. Some of the killings may amount to be war crimes or extrajudicial executions.

10/22/2013

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