WASHINGTON (AP) -- A day after stepping down as CIA director, Leon Panetta was sworn in Friday as secretary of defense. He began settling into the job by telling members of the military and their families they are "at the top of my agenda."...

Sections:  news   politics   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Israel says it shoots down Hezbollah drone
    The Israeli military says it has shot down an unmanned aircraft sent by the Hezbollah group into Israeli skies.... More
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Bomb Suspect, Was on Watch Lists
    The F.B.I. and the C.I.A. separately had Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspect who died last week, listed in government databases in 2011, though they cleared him of extremist links. More
  • Yahoo Close to Hiring Departing AOL Executive
    Yahoo is expected soon to hire a new chief of its crucial Americas division from Internet rival AOL Inc., said a person familiar with the matter. Ned Brody, who was the top advertising-sales executive at AOL, has resigned from the post to pursue "other opportunities," AOL said on Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. More
  • U.S. can thwart North Korea, admiral tells senators
    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific reassured Congress on Tuesday that the U.S. military could intercept any missile launched by North Korea and aimed at America's territory or its East Asian allies. More
  • Ron Johnson Out as J.C. Penney ChiefRon Johnson Out as J.C. Penney Chief
    After a troublesome, 17-month run, Ron Johnson is out as chief executive of J.C. Penney, and with that, the most closely watched revival effort in retail in recent memory is in danger of disintegrating. More
ASK NEWS:
  • Obama administration provides Clinton’s first line of defense amid ... - Washington Times
    ... must be settled by Mrs. Clinton in sworn testimony. The Obama administration ... Leon E. Panetta, who served as head of the CIA and the ...
    08/14/2016 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • Obama administration provides Hillary Clinton's first line of ... - Washington Times
    ... must be settled by Mrs. Clinton in sworn testimony. The Obama administration ... Leon E. Panetta, who served as head of the CIA and the ...
    08/14/2016 - 7:59 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Leon Panetta takes helm at Defense Department, promises to fight for needs of troops, families
    Gates flew to Iraq the day after he was sworn in, to show his support for the troops. Panetta came to the Pentagon after 2½ years as CIA ... With Panetta replacing Gates, the pieces of President Barack Obama's rejiggered national security team began ...
    07/1/2011 - 7:55 pm | View Link
  • Panetta sees 'tough budget choices' at Pentagon
    "I do not believe in the false choice between fiscal discipline and a strong national defence," he wrote in a letter to the Pentagon. Mr Panetta, sworn in on Friday ... comes as part of a reshuffling of Mr Obama's national security staff.
    07/1/2011 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Panetta Takes Over at Pentagon, Cites Priorities
    Gates flew to Iraq the day after he was sworn in, to show his support for the troops. Panetta came to the Pentagon after 2 1/2 years as CIA ... With Panetta replacing Gates, the pieces of President Barack Obama's rejiggered national security team began ...
    07/1/2011 - 8:43 am | View Link
  • Leon Panetta sworn in as new secretary of defense
    Further complicating the picture for Panetta is the fact that Washington is fast approaching the 2012 presidential election season, as well as the expectation that he may serve only through President Barack Obama's current ... sworn in at the Pentagon ...
    07/1/2011 - 2:25 am | View Link
  • Panetta takes over Pentagon, cites priorities
    WASHINGTON -- On his first day as Pentagon chief, Leon Panetta said his top priorities ... With Panetta replacing Gates, the pieces of President Barack Obama's rejiggered national security team began falling into place. Panetta's replacement at the CIA ...
    06/30/2011 - 5:16 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Panetta takes control of Pentagon
    Leon Panetta was sworn in as the nation's ... Senate approves Obama's Pentagon ... Career of dependability marks Panetta's path to Pentagon. Panetta, ...
    08/10/2016 - 7:07 pm | View Website
  • Leon Panetta's Legacy at the Pentagon
    Leon Panetta's Legacy at the Pentagon Includes Afghanistan Drawdown, Trimmed Budget
    01/7/2013 - 3:17 pm | View Website
  • Panetta's Pentagon Comments Could Hurt Obama Campaign
    When Leon Panetta was sworn in as the nation's 23rd ... Panetta's Pentagon Comments Could Hurt Obama ... So it made sense to pick Panetta for the Pentagon ...
    10/3/2011 - 9:40 am | View Website
  • Leon Panetta sworn in as new secretary of defense | WJLA
    Leon Panetta sworn in as new secretary of defense. ... Barack Obama's current term. At 73, Panetta is older ... was being sworn in at the Pentagon on ...
    07/1/2011 - 9:23 am | View Website
  • Panetta sworn in as Obama's second Pentagon chief ...
    Panetta sworn in as Obama's second Pentagon chief ... Obama shakes up his team ... WASHINGTON — On his first day as Pentagon chief, Leon Panetta said his ...
    06/30/2011 - 11:36 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News