Congress sends sweeping defense bill to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) — The women of the Senate who led the fight to change how the military deals with sexual assault in its ranks are hailing passage of a comprehensive defense bill that now heads to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Freed Russian oligarch arrives in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — A spokesman for a German company says Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin on its private jet after being pardoned by President Vladimir Putin.
Options set for those lacking new health coverage
WASHINGTON (AP) — People whose existing health care insurance has been canceled because of the Affordable Care Act will not be hit with tax penalties for failing to line up new coverage as required under the law.
Egypt: Leaks help, not hurt, el-Sissi's image
CAIRO (AP) — In an audiotape, Egypt's military chief talks about his dreams, saying that in one nighttime vision he was brandishing a sword and that in another he told the late Anwar Sadat that he himself would be president one day. The tape, apparently leaked by opponents to embarrass the general, kicked off an online storm of parodies and mockery.