KQV AM 1410

Politics Newsroom

Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a separate, unilateral air attack on what it called an al-Qaida affiliate elsewhere in Syria....
More

Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bible - with a circle drawn around the White House....
More

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability - but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's security features....
More

Afghan president-elect seeks favor in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Months before becoming president-elect of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the United States, using his ties to the West to seek influence in Washington....
More

Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code....
More

SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it health care law numerology....
More

Obama: Secret Service does a 'great job'

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs on his behalf and on behalf of his family....
More

Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree that Mayor Peduto is being fiscally responsible by raising property taxes to correct a last year's tax decrease miscalculation? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 390

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools?

Yes:
56%
No:
44%
Total Votes: 11,540