5:51 am, May 25, 2015

Government News

Defense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions

Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions

Updated 54 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains

1 protester leaves Shell oil-drilling support ship; another remains chained to it

Updated 01 minutes, 49 seconds ago

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

Barring 11th hour deal, once-secret phone records program, other spy tools to expire May 31

Updated 02 minutes, 56 seconds ago

Aviation agency unveils messaging system to reduce delays

Aviation agency showcases electronic messaging system for pilots, controllers to reduce delays

Updated 02 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Obama includes Vice President Biden in regular golf game

Surprise partner joins Obama's regular weekend golf game _ Vice President Joe Biden

Updated 21 minutes, 08 seconds ago

Another patch put in place for highway and transit funding

Patching up funding for 2 months, Congress keeps money flowing for highway, transit projects

Updated 21 minutes, 08 seconds ago

Senate tweaks veterans health law to boost specialized care

Senate tweaks health care 'choice' law to boost veterans' access to specialized care

Updated 41 minutes, 08 seconds ago

Skimpy insurance seen by Democrats as next health care issue

Democrats: Next health care issues are high deductibles, copays now that millions more covered

Updated 1 hours, 27 minutes ago

Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions

Deadlocked over long list of problems, Congress picks familiar path and goes short-term

Updated 1 hours, 28 minutes ago

Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble

Releases of sliver of Hillary Clinton's State Dept emails hint at lingering political trouble

Updated 1 hours, 29 minutes ago

Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant

FDA report shows inadequate cleaning, testing at Ohio ice cream plant where listeria found

Updated 1 hours, 41 minutes ago

Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

With millions more covered, Democrats see high deductibles, copays as next health care issue

Updated 1 hours, 43 minutes ago

Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory

Updated 1 hours, 44 minutes ago

Navy says submarine being built to be named USS New Jersey

Navy says submarine being built will be named USS New Jersey; 2 battleships have had the name

Sunday - 05/24/2015, 02:20pm EDT

2 people chained to Shell ship north of Seattle

Coast Guard has no plans to remove woman, man chained to Shell oil-drilling support ship

Sunday - 05/24/2015, 01:40pm EDT

Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

Senate passes trade bill sought by Obama on bipartisan vote

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 10:46pm EDT

Things to know about the Cleveland Police Department

After officer's acquittal, things to know about the troubled Cleveland Police Department

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 10:16pm EDT

What we know right now about the deadly Amtrak derailment

What we know about the deadly Amtrak derailment: Investigation shifts to phone records

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 02:43pm EDT

After break, Senate to reconsider Patriot Act extension

Unable to gain an extension, McConnell plans May 31 vote on provisions of Patriot Act

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 02:22pm EDT

California governor pitches amnesty on traffic debt for poor

Gov. Jerry Brown proposes amnesty for poor to pay traffic fines, reinstate driver's licenses

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 01:00pm EDT
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