3:09 am, March 27, 2015

Government News

Senate pushes conservative budget toward approval

Senate pushes toward approval of conservative budget to erase red ink, cut trillions

Updated 03 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Thai junta leader: I'll fight forced labor in fish industry

Thailand's junta leader vows to fight forced labor in fishing industry after AP slavery probe

Updated 05 minutes, 12 seconds ago

WHY IT MATTERS: The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen

WHY IT MATTERS: Saudi-led intervention escalates war in Yemen, home to feared al-Qaida branch

Updated 05 minutes, 56 seconds ago

Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

Despite low oil prices, recent mishaps, DOE advisory council pushes for Arctic drilling

Updated 35 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules

Republican, Democratic lawmakers voice concerns about new drilling rules

Updated 35 minutes, 48 seconds ago

US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline

US, Iran nuclear talks enter critical phase with deadline for framework deal just days away

Updated 35 minutes, 55 seconds ago

NC State's Barber says all is OK with Obama after profanity

NC State's Cat Barber says all is OK with Obama after email exchange on postgame profanity

Updated 53 minutes, 49 seconds ago

House panel asks White House for documents on Bergdahl swap

House Oversight seeks intelligence, reports from White House on swap of Bergdahl for Taliban

Updated 1 hours, 41 minutes ago

Capitol Hill Buzz: Senators vote on amendments, score points

Capitol Hill Buzz: Senate vote-a-rama give both sides chances to score points with amendments

Updated 1 hours, 41 minutes ago

Obama talks drug war with 'The Wire' creator David Simon

Obama discusses drug war, changing criminal justice system with 'The Wire' creator David Simon

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:30am EDT

Bergdahl charges stoke fresh criticism of prisoner swap

Bergdahl charges stoke fresh criticism of Obama's swap of Taliban prisoners for Army sergeant

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:30am EDT

AP Exclusive: Special ops troops using flawed intel software

AP Exclusive: Special ops troops headed to war zones using flawed intel analysis software

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:30am EDT

House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

House OKs bipartisan bill halting Medicare doctors' fee cuts, shifting spotlight to Senate

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:30am EDT

US sees opportunity in Iran's pullback in Iraq

Turning the tables on Tehran, US persuades Iraq to sideline Iranian-backed militias in Tikrit

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:30am EDT

US: Chicago-area cousins planned US terrorist attack

US: Chicago-area National Guard soldier and cousin planned to bring 'flames of war' to US

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:22am EDT

How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans

Federal regulators announce proposed rules to protect low-income borrowers

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:20am EDT

NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it

NASA: 2020 launch of big mission where robot grabs rock off asteroid for astronauts to explore

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:20am EDT

American, Russian leaving Earth for year at space station

2 men leaving Earth this week for year in space: American and Russian flying for science

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:20am EDT

Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations

Justice Department watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex-party allegations

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 11:50pm EDT

Obama praises payday lender rules, vows veto of limitations

Obama praises proposed payday lender rules; threatens to veto curbs on financial regulations

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 10:50pm EDT
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