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Government News

White House: Obama supports spending bill

White House: Obama would sign $1.1 trillion spending bill despite reservations

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 06:00pm EST

S. Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

South Korean vessel heads toward Bering Sea, where fishing ship sank and at least 27 died

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 05:45pm EST

Ethics panel raps 2 lawmakers, clears 2 others

House ethics panel knocks 2 lawmakers, clears 2 others in year-end reports

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 05:09pm EST

5 things to know about USAID's Cuban hip-hop plan

5 things to know about USAID's secret hip-hop program in Cuba

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:32pm EST

Navy returns NASA's Orion spacecraft after test flight

Navy ship brings NASA's Orion spacecraft to Southern California shore after 1st spaceflight

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:26pm EST

NASA and Houston hospital work on spacesuit issue

Near drowning in spacesuit prompts NASA to work with Houston hospital on ways to find problems

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:12pm EST

Congress losing last WWII vets, a tea party fave

Congress says so long to its last WWII vets, a tea party founder and 'Alpha House' lawmaker

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:05pm EST

Architects of brutal methods had little experience

2 psychologists who ran CIA interrogations had no anti-terrorism expertise

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 01:02pm EST

Coburn exits Senate with plea to preserve rights

Oklahoma Sen. Coburn makes plea for protecting Americans' rights in emotional Senate farewell

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 12:50pm EST

US weighs steps against Russia for violation

US considering taking economic measures against Russia for violating arms treaty

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 12:50pm EST

Massive defense bill clears Senate hurdle

Defense bill expanding US campaign against Islamic militants clears Senate hurdle

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 12:19pm EST

Panel advances Obama's pick for No. 2 US diplomat

Senate panel advances Obama's pick for No. 2 US diplomat over Republican objections

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 11:40am EST

Dead teen's parents seek ban on caffeine powder

Parents of Ohio teen who overdosed on caffeine powder urge federal regulators to ban sales

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 11:10am EST

APNewsBreak: US ends control of Afghan prison

APNewsBreak: US ends control of Afghan prisons after years of war; final detainees transferred

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 10:50am EST

Flap over sage grouse spurs Congress to intervene

Lawmakers move to pre-empt protections for struggling birds that stirred flap in Western US

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 10:40am EST

Budget would raise limits on political money

Budget deal would greatly raise limits on political donors, increases giving opportunities

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 10:12am EST

Obama health adviser apologizes for 'glib' remarks

Obama health adviser Gruber apologizes for 'glib, thoughtless' remarks now under attack by GOP

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 08:56am EST

German prosecutor: little progress on Merkel phone

German prosecutor says no actionable evidence so far in NSA-Merkel cellphone investigation

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 07:20am EST
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