5:07 pm, November 26, 2014

Government News

Obama orders review of US hostage policy

With beheading deaths of Americans, Obama orders review of US response to hostage takings

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:56pm EST

Navy secretary racks up 930K miles in world travel

The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on trips that cost taxpayers more than $4.7 million.

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:10pm EST

Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

Facing lame-duck era, Obama aims to ensure final years remembered for action on climate change

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:00pm EST

Black golfer recognized for breaking barriers

Black golfer Charlie Sifford to receive Medal of Freedom for breaking game's racial barriers

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 03:30pm EST

AP Analysis: US-Iran talks haunted by history

AP Analysis: Islamic State, ghosts of failed attempts haunt US in Iran nuclear talks

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 03:16pm EST

Senate easing backlog of US ambassadorial nominees

Senate easing backlog of US ambassadorial nominees; 4 confirmed Monday, 5 more likely Tuesday

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 03:10pm EST

Senate nears vote on pipeline

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 02:29pm EST

US official names Americans killed at synagogue

State Department says 3 Americans killed in attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 02:28pm EST

Painkillers probe in NFL 'long way from complete'

After spot checks of 5 NFL teams, DEA likely to keep focus on doctors and trainers

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:56pm EST

Navy secretary Mabus' travel at a glance

Navy secretary Ray Mabus' travel at a glance

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:50pm EST

US to close family detention center in New Mexico

White House to close family immigrant detention center in New Mexico, expand jails elsewhere

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:50pm EST

Kerry condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

Kerry condemns attack on Jerusalem synagogue, demands Palestinian leaders halt incitement

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:50pm EST

Federal gov't health websites come up short

Investigators: Government fails to provide adequate data on Medicare provider cost and quality

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:40pm EST

Colombian rebels acknowledge capture of general

Colombian rebels leave door open to negotiating captured general's release

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:17pm EST

High court asked to rule on tour-guide licensing

US Supreme Court may take up tour-guide licensing laws; some say they violate 1st Amendment

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:30am EST

US orders its Europe troops to keep low profile

US military orders Europe troops not to wear uniforms off base after threat assessment

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:20am EST

SPIN METER: Obama is firm but vague on immigration

SPIN METER: What does Obama mean when he promises he will help immigrants 'get legal?'

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:14am EST

Administration says working well

Obama administration says working well as 100,000 submit new applications

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:46am EST

Europeans have prominent role in beheading video

European militants have prominent role in Islamic State group's video of beheadings

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 06:00am EST

Federal gov't falls short on more health websites

Investigators: Government fails to provide adequate data on Medicare provider cost and quality

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:40am EST

Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Same-sex couples ask Supreme Court to decide gay marriage issue once and for all

Friday - 11/14/2014, 05:20pm EST
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