The military has stopped production of a new medal for remote warfare troops -- drone operators and cyber warfighters -- as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, a government official said Tuesday.
The 115 cardinals tasked with electing a new pope filed into the Sistine Chapel singing the Litany of Saints, a Gregorian chant imploring the saints to help guide their voting, as conclave began in Rome on Tuesday.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified to Congress last month that the border "has never been stronger." What she doesn't say is that the department no longer measures illegal immigrants who get away -- only those it catches.
House Republicans unveiled an ambitious cost-cutting plan Tuesday that would balance the budget in 10 years, while repealing ObamaCare and overhauling entitlements -- a document Democrats are sure to reject but could be used as a negotiating tool in talks with President Obama.