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Government News

A US green-energy blueprint, meant to help Liberia, fails

US-backed Liberia project fails: Insider connections, questionable scrutiny, environment harm

Updated 01 minutes, 00 seconds ago

Senate to begin hearings for Obama attorney general nominee

Senate hearings to begin on Loretta Lynch, who would be first black female attorney general

Updated 00 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Military has wide discretion on Bergdahl charges

Military has broad discretion on Bergdahl charges; law includes various levels of desertion

Updated 00 minutes, 42 seconds ago

Fed is expected to remain 'patient' about a first rate hike

As Fed ends meeting, it's expected to remain 'patient' about raising rates from record lows

Updated 00 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

Bill in House would grant Obama war powers to fight Islamic State militants

Updated 00 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Govt tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport

Govt tells immigration agents to identify immigrants who shouldn't be arrested, deported

Updated 00 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Poll: Most say restore health aid if court kills subsidies

If court kills health care subsidies, most in poll want Congress to restore financial aid

Updated 00 minutes, 55 seconds ago

White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

White House dropping proposal to reduce tax benefits of college savings plans amid backlash

Updated 00 minutes, 56 seconds ago

Stocks drift as weak US earnings add to growth concerns

Global stock markets drift as weak US earnings add to growth concerns ahead of Fed statement

Updated 06 minutes, 34 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 1 hours, 16 minutes ago

Pentagon docs: Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

Pentagon documents: Obama to request big Pentagon spending hike

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 06:50am EST

Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends ties to kingdom

Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends close ties with kingdom despite human rights record

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 06:08am EST

Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate

Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate after Supreme Court rejects stay

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:46am EST

Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia

Michelle Obama visit to Saudi Arabia illustrates different rules for Saudi, Western women

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:22am EST

Operator of errant drone works for intel agency

Operator of drone that crashed at White House works for intel agency

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:18am EST

Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill

Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill for now, ending looming showdown with White House

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 10:28pm EST

15-term US Rep. John Myers dead at 87

US Rep. John Myers, a Republican who represented western Indiana for 15 terms, dies at 87

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 09:40pm EST

Obama sees need to move on drone rules now

After wayward drone crash, Obama says US needs laws to make drone use safer, beneficial

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:58pm EST

US sees Kobani as key win, but Mosul may require new tactics

US sees Kobani as significant, but may need different tactics to defeat Islamic State in Mosul

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:58pm EST

Official: 1 American dead in Libyan hotel attack

Senior State Department official confirms death of 1 American in Libyan hotel attack

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:50pm EST
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