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Government News

Senate OKs defense policy bill

Senate backs defense bill expanding military campaign against Islamic extremists

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 10:10am EST

Defense secretary nominee Carter has back surgery

White House: Defense secretary nominee Carter recovering from long-planned back surgery

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 04:30am EST

Motown's Temptations, Four Tops visit Oval Office

Motown stars 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg' for a little VIP access with Obama at the White House

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 04:14am EST

Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case

Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case, applauds new policies

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 04:00am EST

Tribes wary of selling pot, even if feds allow it

Many tribes wary of growing and selling pot, despite US Justice Department saying they can

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 03:44am EST

Kerry aims to avert UN crisis on Mideast

In talks with Netanyahu, Europeans, Kerry seeks to avert UN crisis over Israel-Palestinians

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 03:16am EST

Obama urges Senate to pass $1.1 T spending bill

Obama praises big $1.1 trillion spending bill; says it's the divided government voters asked

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 02:12am EST

Bill bars Pentagon deals with Russian arms dealer

Spending bill prohibits contracts with Russian arms dealer

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 01:20am EST

NY man pleads guilty to mailing death threats

Upstate NY man pleads guilty to sending death threats with white powder to senator, others

Friday - 12/12/2014, 11:00pm EST

Budget deal takes aim, but misses on climate plans

Budget deal leaves major climate plans intact, but previews wish list of new Congress

Friday - 12/12/2014, 10:30pm EST

Fort Hood attack victims closer to Purple Hearts

2009 Fort Hood attack victims move closer to getting Purple Hearts after Congress passes bill

Friday - 12/12/2014, 09:30pm EST

Justices to review sentences for young convicts

Supreme Court to decide reach of 2012 ruling barring automatic life terms for young offenders

Friday - 12/12/2014, 08:30pm EST

Senate passes bill for US women's history museum

Senate passes bill to advance effort to create new National Women's History Museum in DC

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:30pm EST

Senate approves bill for US women's history museum

Senate passes bill to advance effort to create new National Women's History Museum in DC

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:00pm EST

US sends mixed message to Myanmar military

Obama administration seeks authority for more Myanmar military engagement despite opposition

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:58pm EST

Congress approves plan to expand Gettysburg park

Congress approves plan to expand Gettysburg National Military Park by 45 acres

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:50pm EST

Cuba: Rappers targeted by USAID program 'victims'

Cuba: rappers, other artists targeted by USAID program were 'victims' of 'treachery'

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:50pm EST

Longtime Rep. Dingell hospitalized as 'precaution'

Longest-serving member of Congress, Michigan Rep. Dingell, 88, hospitalized as 'precaution'

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:04pm EST

New House budget chairman to follow Ryan framework

New House budget chairman Price largely to follow Ryan framework on Medicare, reaching balance

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:56pm EST
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