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Government News

Activists: Vote now to confirm Lynch as US attorney general

Civil rights activists to Senate: Vote now to confirm Lynch as US attorney general

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 01:00pm EDT

Bundy hosting 'liberty' camp-in to mark Nevada standoff date

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy hosting 'liberty' barbecue, camp-in to mark standoff anniversary

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 11:42am EDT

Senators focusing on bill to limit nuclear deal with Iran

Senators face dozens of amendments to bill seeking to restrict Obama's nuclear deal with Iran

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 11:30am EDT

Capitol Hill Buzz: Trade is great or awful, take your pick

Capitol Hill Buzz: Dueling 50-state reports reach opposite views about expanded trade benefits

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 10:38am EDT

Obamas pay effective federal tax rate of nearly 20 percent

Tax time at the White House: Obamas pay an effective federal tax rate of nearly 20 percent

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 10:20am EDT

Top US, Cuba diplomats hold highest-level meeting in decades

Kerry, Cuban Foreign Minister Rodriguez meet in Panama; highest-level meeting in half-century

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 08:00am EDT

FDA panel opposes dropping warnings from tobacco pouch

FDA experts reject evidence from Swedish company seeking to drop warnings from tobacco snus

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 07:40am EDT

Ambassador: US handed Cambodia to 'butcher' 40 years ago

40 years later, US ambassador feels shame, anger over Cambodia pullout, 1st American 'bug-out'

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 06:36am EDT

Dems, GOP propose 50-some amendments to Iran nuclear bill

Dems, GOP propose 50-some changes to Iran nuclear bill; Senate panel takes up bill next week

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 03:24am EDT

Handshake sets stage for historic Obama-Castro meeting

Handshake, friendly greeting set stage for US, Cuban leaders to hold historic meeting Saturday

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 03:12am EDT

Carter says US has made progress against Islamic State

Carter says US has made progress against Islamic State, but can't say how long fight will last

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 02:50am EDT

APNewsBreak: Census suspect pleaded guilty to manslaughter

APNewsBreak: Census suspect had pleaded guilty to manslaughter; accused of hitting girlfriend

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 02:12am EDT

Inspection found no problem at Oklahoma ice cream plant

No issues found during March inspection at Oklahoma Blue Bell ice cream plant now closed

Saturday - 04/11/2015, 12:30am EDT

Md. lawmakers OK fracking ban until late 2017

Maryland lawmakers approve fracking ban until late 2017

Friday - 04/10/2015, 08:00pm EDT

Correction: Police Officer-Fatal Shooting-Key Players-Glance

Correction: Police Officer-Fatal Shooting-Key Players-Glance story

Friday - 04/10/2015, 07:40pm EDT

FBI to probe forced San Francisco jail-fighting allegations

FBI to probe allegations of deputies staging inmate fights at San Francisco County Jail

Friday - 04/10/2015, 07:30pm EDT

Kerry calls for release of 5 Chinese activists

Secretary of State John Kerry calls for immediate release of 5 Chinese activists

Friday - 04/10/2015, 07:20pm EDT

Jennie-O turkey farm in Minnesota hit by deadly bird flu

9th Minnesota turkey farm hit by deadly bird flu; Jennie-O operation has 310,000 birds

Friday - 04/10/2015, 06:52pm EDT

Obamas pay $93,362 in federal taxes; tax rate of 20 percent

Obamas pay $93,362 in federal taxes last year for an effective tax rate of nearly 20 percent

Friday - 04/10/2015, 06:48pm EDT

White House: Iran deal requires phased sanctions removal

White House counters Iran leaders, says Iran nuclear deal requires phased sanctions removal

Friday - 04/10/2015, 05:50pm EDT
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