11:34 pm, December 22, 2014

Government News

Defense, tourism among winners in spending bill

Defense, tourism industries among winners in massive, $1.1 trillion spending bill

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:40pm EST

Surge in health law sign-ups

Health law sign-ups near 2.5M as consumers respond to deadline for Jan. 1 coverage

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:20pm EST

US judge says Obama immigration action invalid

US judge in Pittsburgh says Obama's executive action on immigration 'unconstitutional'

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:10pm EST

Obama condemns deadly attack on Pakistani school

Obama condemns 'heinous' terrorist shooting attack on Pakistani school that killed children

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:04pm EST

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,213

At least 2,213 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:40pm EST

Marijuana fight riskier for Congress in states

Congress blocks DC marijuana legalization initiative but has less leverage with the states

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:37pm EST

Court overturns ex-Army medic's weapons conviction

Connecticut Supreme Court overturns ex-Army medic's weapon convictions, cites 2nd Amendment

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:30pm EST

Metro-North gets record fine in retaliation case

Labor Department orders Metro-North Railroad to pay record fine over worker retaliation case

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:21pm EST

Officials release 3 eagles at Michigan power plant

Wildlife officials release 3 eagles into the wild from the grounds of a Michigan power plant

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 03:08pm EST

Govt urges dismissal of lawsuit over immigration

Obama administration urges dismissal of lawsuit that would dismantle immigration program

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 03:00pm EST

Kerry: No one should interfere in Israeli election

Kerry: US looking for way to advance Mideast peace without interfering in Israeli election

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 02:40pm EST

Senate approves Obama pick for surgeon general

Senate backs surgeon general nominee despite GOP opposition over gun control

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 02:00pm EST

Sony threatens to sue for publishing stolen emails

Sony threatens to sue over publishing its corporate secrets revealed in hacker break-in

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 01:36pm EST

Iraq government combats 'ghost soldier' corruption

Iraqi government combats 'ghost soldier' corruption in effort to rebuild embattled military

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 01:00pm EST

Father of Texas Congressman Hensarling dies

Father, 86, of Texas Congressman Hensarling dies at Temple hospital

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 12:50pm EST

Stronger start for Obama's health law this year reaches a major deadline but other logistical challenges are just ahead

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 10:18am EST

WWII Museum tour 70 years after Battle of Bulge

National World War II Museum leading Belgium tour on 70th anniversary of Battle of the Bulge

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:08am EST

Memories of financial crisis fading as risks rise

Critics fear that lessons of 2008 financial crisis are being forgotten as risky behavior rises

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:22am EST

Fed likely to note gains but signal no rate hike

Fed is expected to note economic gains but unlikely to signal any imminent rate hike

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 04:34am EST
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