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politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 8:59 PM

Pentagon splits $9 billion cloud contract between 4 firms

Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon’s $9 billion contract to build its cloud computing network

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 8:37 PM

Apple: Most iCloud data can now be end-to-end encrypted

Apple has embarked on its latest privacy-enhancing move

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 8:31 PM

Guatemalan court convicts ex-president of fraud, conspiracy

A court in Guatemala has convicted former President Otto Pérez Molina and his vice president, Roxana Baldetti, on fraud and conspiracy counts

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 8:16 PM

Indonesia paroles bombmaker in deadly Bali attacks in 2002

An Islamic militant convicted of making the explosives used in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people has been paroled after serving about...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 8:02 PM

Biden speaks at vigil honoring victims of gun violence

President Joe Biden is calling again for a ban on so-called assault weapons, calling it “simple common sense.”

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 7:44 PM

Under China's 'zero COVID,' uncertainty reigns and unsettles

As coronavirus cases rose in Shanghai earlier this year and the city’s lockdown stretched from weeks to months, Leah Zhang’s feeling of...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 7:22 PM

Deputy who killed teen's family was on psych hold in 2016

A Virginia sheriff’s deputy who killed the family members of a 15-year-old California girl he tried to sexually extort online had been detained in...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:57 PM

Dem governor: Caring is key to connecting with rural voters

Kentucky's governor says Democrats have a better chance of connecting with rural voters when they talk about the things people need and the ways...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:51 PM

Slate of New Mexico regulatory candidates sparks concern

Many decisions by New Mexico’s most powerful regulatory panel have had direct economic and environmental consequences for one corner of the state,...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:43 PM

'Don't Say Gay' Florida lawmaker indicted on fraud charges

The Florida lawmaker who sponsored the controversial law critics call “Don’t Say Gay” has been indicted on charges of defrauding a federal...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:12 PM

Trial ordered for 5 men in plot to kidnap Michigan governor

A state judge has ordered five men to stand trial on charges involving a foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:04 PM

Warnock win makes it official: Georgia is a '24 battleground

Fresh off Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock’s runoff victory, Georgia Democrats are embracing -- and Republicans are reluctantly accepting -- the...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 6:00 PM

Emhoff: 'I'm in pain right now' over rising antisemitism

Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, says he's pained by a rise in antisemitism in the United States

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 5:54 PM

US appeals ruling that would lift asylum restrictions

The U.S. government says it will appeal a court ruling that would lift asylum restrictions that have become the cornerstone of border enforcement

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 5:49 PM

EXPLAINER: What end of vaccine mandate means for US troops

Congress’ move to eliminate the Pentagon mandate that all U.S. service members get the COVID-19 vaccine delivers a victory for lawmakers and...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 5:43 PM

Report: Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Fla.

A published report says at least two items marked as classified were found in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida, after lawyers for former...

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 5:23 PM

Italy's La Scala opens season to Ukrainian protests

Italy’s premier opera house has opened its new season with the Russian opera “Boris Godunov.”

politics / Wed, Dec 7, 2022 5:22 PM

Interior secretary: `Unacceptable' to mine near famed swamp

A member of President Joe Biden's Cabinet is urging Georgia officials to deny permits for a proposed mine near the edge of the famed Okefenokee...

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