Biden: 'There is no Biden rule' on Supreme Court nominations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday tried to clear his name and tout his record on Supreme Court nominations, calling Republican branding of his past remarks on the subject "ridiculous" and casting himself as a longtime advocate of bipartisan compromise in filling seats on the high court.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press

Banks, dam targeted by Iranian hackers, US says; 7 charged

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. charged seven hackers linked to the Iranian government with executing large-scale cyberattacks on dozens of banks as well as a small dam outside New York City — intrusions that law enforcement officials said reached into America's infrastructure and disrupted the nation's financial system.

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press