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White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert Program

White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert ProgramThe funding of a social media platform designed to undermine the Cuban government was not a covert American operation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during his regular press briefing on Thursday.

Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds 6 Million

Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds 6 MillionWith the enrollment deadline looming, the Obama administration says 6 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the exchanges set up by the federal government.

NATO Chief Concerned Over Russian Troops On Ukraine Border

NATO Chief Concerned Over Russian Troops On Ukraine BorderNATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he's concerned about a massing of Russian troops along the eastern border with Ukraine, saying that the alliance was focused on "effective deterrence and defense."

Ukraine Orders Its Troops Out Of Crimea As G7 Meets On Crisis

Ukraine Orders Its Troops Out Of Crimea As G7 Meets On CrisisUkraine announced the pullout of its troops from Crimea after Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula and took control most of the military bases there.

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About PrivacyFor the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s ServersThe National Security Agency has in recent years "pried its way into the servers" of Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the spy agency has long suspected could work with the Chinese military to steal secrets from American firms and the U.S. government, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Obama Picks Michigan State To Win Men’s Basketball Title

Obama Picks Michigan State To Win Men’s Basketball TitleThe nation's "first basketball fan" has Michigan State winning it all in this year's NCAA Division I men's basketball championship.

U.S. And EU Impose Sanctions As Crimea Asks To Join Russia

U.S. And EU Impose Sanctions As Crimea Asks To Join RussiaCrimean officials say more than 95 percent of those who voted in Sunday's referendum endorsed the idea of joining the Russian Federation. There were, however, complaints about the vote and some signs of intimidation.

Senate Blocks Bill To Overhaul Military Sex Assault Prosecutions

Senate Blocks Bill To Overhaul Military Sex Assault ProsecutionsThe Senate has voted to block a bill that would have removed the authority of senior military commanders to prosecute sexual assault cases within their ranks.

Time For Tense Negotiations In Ukraine, Kerry Says

Time For Tense Negotiations In Ukraine, Kerry Says.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said all sides agree that the crisis on the Crimean Peninsula must be resolved through dialogue, but he acknowledged there has yet to be one-on-one discussions between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart.