Politics

Cardin’s opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes

Sep 4, 2015

WASHINGTON -- A key Democratic senator, Ben Cardin of Maryland, announced opposition to the Iran nuclear deal Friday, in a blow to the White House…

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Agency spent $243M last week on wildfires

Sep 4, 2015

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday.

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SAT scores lag; most students miss college-ready standard

Sep 4, 2015

WASHINGTON — Continuing a downward trend, the latest scores from the SAT college entrance exam show a majority of students taking the test aren't ready…