12:12 pm, January 27, 2015

Government News

Obama says US must catch up to ensure drones are safe

Obama says US must create laws, rules to ensure drones are safe and don't violate privacy

Updated 00 minutes, 12 seconds ago

US loans fueled insider deal, failed power plan in Liberia

US-backed project collapsed amid questionable due diligence, worker harm, environmental cost

Updated 00 minutes, 34 seconds ago

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency

CBO: Growing economy to help budget deficit shrink to lowest level since Obama took office

Updated 00 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

Obama signals opening up Atlantic Ocean to drilling for first time, removes areas off Alaska

Updated 02 minutes, 07 seconds ago

House GOP moves toward possible lawsuit on immigration

House GOP plans vote to authorize litigation to block Obama executive action on immigration

Updated 02 minutes, 15 seconds ago

Democrats say they won't support Iran sanctions bill for now

Democrats say they won't support passage of Iran sanctions bill for now

Updated 00 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Obama aide asks Congress for enhanced trade-deal authority

US trade rep tells lawmakers Obama needs enhanced trade authority to seal important pacts

Updated 00 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Boehner acknowledges 'stumbles' in Congress' opening weeks

Speaker Boehner acknowledges 'a couple of stumbles' in new Congress' opening weeks

Updated 02 minutes, 23 seconds ago

Mail service suspended in area hit by snowstorm

Updated 02 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

Paying respects in Saudi Arabia, Obama defends US ties despite human rights concerns

Updated 08 minutes, 25 seconds ago

Obama wants more money to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

Obama asking Congress to nearly double funding to fight antibiotic resistance to $1.2 billion

Updated 14 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Gowdy says Obama admin slow-walking documents on Benghazi

Leader of House Benghazi panel says Obama administration slow to produce documents

Updated 20 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments, rewarding quality vs. quantity

Updated 20 minutes, 52 seconds ago

McCain gives thumbs up to 'American Sniper' movie

McCain gives thumbs up to 'American Sniper' movie, laments those disparaging film

Updated 32 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides

Boeing, SpaceX capsules will beat Russia on price for US astronaut rides to space station

Updated 42 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Obama promotes religious and gender equity in India speech

Obama draws on experience as a minority while touting gender and religious equality in India

Updated 1 hours, 24 minutes ago

Obama leads US dignitaries paying respects in Saudi Arabia

Obama leads high-level US delegation paying respects in Saudi Arabia after king's death

Updated 1 hours, 24 minutes ago

Quadcopters straddle the line between drones and toys

Quadcopters like the one that crashed at White House straddle the line between drones, toys

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:00am EST

Ex-Army prosecutor found guilty of rape at court-martial

Former Army prosecutor who handled sexual-assault cases found guilty of rape in court-martial

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 04:40am EST

Senate Dems block GOP effort to wind down pipeline debate

Senate Democrats block GOP effort to cut off debate on bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 04:30am EST
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