12:18 pm, May 26, 2015

Government News

White House: Obama assets between $1.9M and $6.9M

Obama worth $1.9M to $6.9M in 2014, little changed from previous year's disclosure report

Friday - 05/15/2015, 08:50pm EDT

House GOP plans 2-month extension of highway funds

House GOP, facing May 31 deadline, plans 2-month extension of highway funds

Friday - 05/15/2015, 07:40pm EDT

House defies Obama veto threat, passes defense policy bill

House defies Obama veto threat, passes defense policy bill that skirts federal spending caps

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:58pm EDT

FDA panel highlights problems with medical scopes

FDA experts cite design, cleaning flaws with medical scopes, but back their continued use

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:50pm EDT

Survey: School bullying at lowest ebb in 10 years

Survey: School bullying problem recedes; whites more likely targets than minorities

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:50pm EDT

APNewsBreak: US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years

APNewsBreak: US agencies fear Gulf oil spill could persist 100 years or more if unchecked

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:47pm EDT

US: Trade pact best leverage to improve Vietnam human rights

US: Trans-Pacific trade pact best leverage to improve human rights in Vietnam

Friday - 05/15/2015, 06:20pm EDT

FTC returns $3M to customers who bought bogus cactus juice

FTC mails $3M in checks to customers who bought cactus juice that made unsubstantiated claims

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:50pm EDT

Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

A timeline of events leading up to 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the legal aftermath

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:37pm EDT

Asian groups file complaint over Harvard admission practices

Asian groups file complaint claiming discrimination in Harvard University admission procedures

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:30pm EDT

Former NSA official: Secret phone records grab a mistake

In speech to NSA employees, former official says leak of domestic collection was inevitable

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:20pm EDT

Obama calls for healing of rifts between police, communities

Obama calls on America to work harder to heal rifts between police and communities they serve

Friday - 05/15/2015, 05:00pm EDT

Obama vows to keep Arab allies secure amid Iran deal fears

Obama vows to uphold Arab allies' security while seeking elusive support for Iran nuke deal

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:56pm EDT

Obama salutes Marines in crashed helicopter in Nepal

Obama offers condolences to families of Marines in crashed helicopter in Nepal

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:46pm EDT

Ex-congressman Baron Hill to join Indiana US Senate race

Former congressman Baron Hill to join Indiana US Senate race to replace retiring Dan Coats

Friday - 05/15/2015, 04:30pm EDT

Police sued after man died of suicide following standoff

Family of man who died of suicide during standoff sues city of Albuquerque, police department

Friday - 05/15/2015, 03:19pm EDT

Highlights of $612 billion defense bill approved by House

Highlights of $612 billion defense policy bill approved by House

Friday - 05/15/2015, 03:00pm EDT

Wyden zips among issues, colleagues, re-election bid

High energy or frenetic? Wyden's high-speed legislating, politicking, irks some and wins some

Friday - 05/15/2015, 02:30pm EDT

Alumni object to logo of school named for black congressman

Alumni object to logo of school named for Robert Smalls, famous black SC congressman

Friday - 05/15/2015, 02:20pm EDT
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