US fails to renegotiate arms control rule for hacking tools

The international arms control arrangement makes it easier to export tools related to hacking and surveillance software. U.S. officials had wanted more precise language to control the spread of such hacking tools without the unintended negative consequences for national cybersecurity and research that industry groups and lawmakers have complained about for months.

Bitter cold front moves across Plains to Midwest

Weather-related delays at Indianapolis International Airport caused about 100 passengers to spend the night in the terminal, but most travelers were on their way Sunday morning.

Mayor: Corpus Christi, Texas water ban lifted

There were three reports of dirty water before the 300,000 residents of Corpus Christi were told not to drink the city’s water due to a chemical leak at an asphalt plant, city officials said Saturday, adding that the city hasn’t found evidence of water contamination.