7:56 am, September 18, 2014

Government News

Yellen: Fed balance sheet to take years to shrink

Federal Reserve balance sheet could return to normal at end of decade, Yellen says

Updated 08 minutes, 15 seconds ago

Fed increases estimate for key rate at end of 2015

US Federal Reserve policymakers considering a slightly faster rate rise in 2015

Updated 08 minutes, 15 seconds ago

Senate next after House backs Obama on rebel aid

Senate next after House backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants

Updated 13 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Senate candidates unite over arming Syrian rebels

Measure to arm Syrian rebels unites some Senate candidates as others tread carefully

Updated 22 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

Obama expands US response to Ebola epidemic as doctor who survived says no time to waste

Updated 24 minutes, 13 seconds ago

Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable

Fed keeps record-low rates for now, but investors, consumers, businesses face the inevitable

Updated 27 minutes, 59 seconds ago

US to train veterans to install solar panels

White House says veterans jobs program will train 50,000 to install solar panels by 2020

Updated 31 minutes, 28 seconds ago

World stocks higher after Fed as Scotland votes

World stock markets modestly higher after Fed as Scotland votes on independence

Updated 31 minutes, 32 seconds ago

US judge in W.Va. delays gay-marriage ruling

Federal judge in West Virginia delays ruling on challenge to same-sex marriage ban

Updated 46 minutes, 13 seconds ago

House Democrats' campaign arm still has $55M saved

House Democrats' campaign committee spends $12M in August, still has $55M banked

Updated 46 minutes, 13 seconds ago

Senate: China hacked military contractor networks

Senate investigation says China hacked into military contractor networks at least 9 times

Updated 1 hours, 48 minutes ago

APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

APNewsBreak: North Korea unresponsive to US offer to send envoy about detained Americans

Updated 1 hours, 49 minutes ago

Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House

Obama hosting Poroshenko at White House in show of support for fledgling Ukraine government

Updated 1 hours, 49 minutes ago

Obama praises House vote on arming Syrian rebels

Obama says bipartisan House vote is important step toward confronting Islamic State group

Updated 1 hours, 50 minutes ago

US military role in Iraq raises combat questions

US officials grapple with how to explain military role in Iraq, define combat

Updated 1 hours, 50 minutes ago

Muted expectations for Obama, Rouhani meeting

Stalled nuclear talks complicate prospects for a meeting between Obama and Iranian president

Updated 1 hours, 50 minutes ago

Mechanical issue slows first lady's Tennessee trip

Mechanical issue with first lady's airplane leads to unusual airport greeting from Obama

Updated 1 hours, 52 minutes ago

Biden: Troops not needed now, but will reassess

Biden: US ground troops not needed in Iraq, but will determine 'based on how effort goes'

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:20am EDT

Biden says 'Shylocks' was poor choice of words

Biden says it was poor choice to describe lenders as 'Shylocks;' Jewish group complained

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:20am EDT

USDA approves new modified corn, soybean seeds

USDA approves new modified corn and soybean seeds designed to resist popular weed killer

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:10am EDT
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