Jun 3, 2009 Articles

Washington, Jun 3, 2009 - U.S. counterterrorism officials have authenticated a video by an al Qaeda recruiter threatening to smuggle a biological weapon into the United States via tunnels under the Mexico border, the latest sign of the terrorist group's determination to stage another mass-casualty attack on the U.S. homeland.

May 20, 2009 Articles

Washington, May 20, 2009 - MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews used personal attacks against a Congressman and accused the GOP of being anti-science on his May 20 program

May 15, 2009 Articles

Washington, May 15, 2009 - Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington — Boeing Co.'s C-17 cargo plane, assembled in Long Beach and in a fight for survival in the nation's Capitol, gained the support of the House on Thursday but faces political head winds in the Senate. It is one of the first budget showdowns between President Obama and Congress.

May 11, 2009 Articles

Washington, May 11, 2009 - President Barack Obama's plan to redirect federal funds to the southwest border could mean Orange County stands to lose nearly $6.5 million in funds to house illegal immigrants with criminal convictions – while the state could lose $110 million.

May 7, 2009 Articles

Washington, May 7, 2009 - President Barack Obama on Thursday recommended ending production of the Long Beach-built Boeing C-17.

His proposed $3.7 trillion budget includes $91 million to shut down the military airlifter's production line, which employs more than 5,000 people in Long Beach.

May 5, 2009 Articles

Washington, May 5, 2009 - President Barack Obama's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan has appealed to Congress to approve pending legislation to provide Pakistan with billions of dollars in military and non-military aid.

Apr 30, 2009 Articles

Washington, Apr 30, 2009 - U.S. congressional committees have examined the problem of maritime piracy and steps the U.S. and other countries are taking to deal with it. Captain Richard Phillips, who was held for five days by pirates off the coast of Somalia, testified before a Senate panel, while U.S. officials appeared before a House committee.

Apr 29, 2009 Articles

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Apr 14, 2009 Articles

Washington, Apr 14, 2009 -

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's (CA-46) response to a recent report by the Department of Homeland Security about "rightwing extremism," in the United States: