4:32 pm, September 23, 2014

Government News

Obama civil rights nominee withdraws

Obama civil rights nominee withdraws from consideration after being blocked by Senate

Monday - 09/15/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Corps halts review of Oregon coal export terminal

Army Corps puts review of export terminal on hold, a blow to Australian coal company's plans

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Obama opens campaign against campus sexual assault

Obama, Biden to launch 'It's On Us' campaign against college sexual assault, with focus on men

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:30pm EDT

EPA administrator pushes for water rules

Despite House vote, EPA administrator pushes to clarify agency's role in Clean Water Act

Monday - 09/15/2014, 06:49pm EDT

Statehood hearing for DC unlikely to spur change

Despite 1st hearing in 21 years, District of Columbia statehood faces huge political obstacles

Monday - 09/15/2014, 05:57pm EDT

Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

Fewer website woes, but next sign-up season for Obama health law could expose new problems

Monday - 09/15/2014, 04:54pm EDT

Judge: Lawsuit in Petraeus scandal can proceed

Judge allows lawsuit claiming illegal government leaks in Petraeus scandal to proceed

Monday - 09/15/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Clinton embraces Iowa, Obama in return to state

Hillary Clinton proclaims love for Iowa, kinship with Obama and hints of 2016 future

Monday - 09/15/2014, 04:28pm EDT

US: NKorea uses detainees as political pawns

US says NKorea using detainees as political pawns after American gets 6 years hard labor

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:50pm EDT

US creating programs to counter extremists

US creating pilot programs to deal with violent extremists

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily

Islamic State group, once aided by Gulf donors, profits from oil smuggling, human trafficking

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:22pm EDT

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic shuttered in 2012 because of sectarian violence

Monday - 09/15/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Melding health overhaul and taxes gets complicated

Pros and cons of using the tax system to subsidize health care premiums for the uninsured

Monday - 09/15/2014, 01:58pm EDT

White House still seeking coalition in Mideast war

White House says allies' pledges of ground troops to fight Islamic militants may come soon

Monday - 09/15/2014, 11:06am EDT

Snowden: NSA collects mass data on New Zealanders

Edward Snowden says the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders

Monday - 09/15/2014, 07:28am EDT

Asian stocks tumble on disappointing China data

Asian stock markets tumble after Chinese industrial figures disappoint

Monday - 09/15/2014, 05:40am EDT

Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

Global drive grows against Islamic State, with promises of airstrikes but no ground troops

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:50am EDT

AP Enterprise: al-Qaida's Syrian cell alarms US

AP Enterprise: US intelligence most worried about al-Qaida cells plotting attacks on US planes

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:42am EDT

Obama to visit Atlanta health center to talk Ebola

Obama heading to Centers for Disease Control next week to discuss Ebola outbreak in Africa

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:00am EDT
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