WASHINGTON, D.C. Republican U.S. Senator John McCain has scheduled a Jan. 5 hearing on foreign cyber threats to the United States, after Washington ordered the expulsion of Russian diplomats over computer hacking in the November presidential election. Witnesses called to testify include Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command, according to a post on Friday on the website of the Senate Armed Services Committee that McCain leads.
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost that was partially offset by the largest gain in imports in two years.Gross […]
RALEIGH More of Gov. Roy Cooper’s cabinet picks took another step toward officially taking office. Michael Regan and Tony Copeland faced a Senate confirmation hearing to head the departments of Environmental Quality and Commerce, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to confirm Elaine Chao to run the U.S. Transportation Department, the agency that overseas aviation, vehicle, train and pipeline safety. Chao served as U.S. labor […]