3:16 pm, August 20, 2014

Government News

New ID-check system for military installations

New credential-checking for military installations; recommended after Navy Yard shooting

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Plea hearing set in Navy contractor bribery case

Plea hearing set for former Military Sealift Command contractor charged with taking bribes

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 04:21pm EDT

Historic home catches fire at Va. Navy shipyard

Historic home that houses commander catches fire Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Groups to EPA: Stop muzzling science advisers

Groups criticize EPA directing advisers to route requests from press, Congress through agency

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 04:00pm EDT

US drone attacks Iraq militant mortar position

US drone said to attack, destroy mortar position threatening evacuation of Iraqi civilians

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Biden calls Iraq president, prime minister nominee

Biden expresses US support to new Iraqi president and prime minister-designate amid dispute

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 02:30pm EDT

US, Australia sign military cooperation pact

US, Australia sign agreement allowing military forces to train and work together

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 02:18pm EDT

DEA improperly paid $854,460 for passenger lists

DEA paid Amtrak insider $854,460 for passenger data it could have obtained free

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 01:04pm EDT

US to provide South Sudan with $180M in food aid

US to provide South Sudan with $180 million in emergency food aid

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Holder says Missouri shooting deserves review

Attorney General says shooting in Missouri deserves review

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 11:50am EDT

US agency moves slowly on investigation requests

US road safety agency moves slowly when drivers spot problems and petition for investigations

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 10:28am EDT

AIDS activist takes up a new fight: defending FDA

Former ACT UP activist defends FDA bureaucracy he once railed against

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 10:02am EDT

Obama calls Robin Williams 'one of a kind'

Obama calls Robin Williams 'one of a kind,' says he touched human spirit

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 09:50am EDT

US agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks

US agency warns consumers about risks of using Bitcoins or other virtual currencies

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 05:50am EDT

Iraq crisis deepens; US directly arms Kurds

Power struggle deepens in Iraq as US increases its role in fighting Sunni militants

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 05:00am EDT

US fighters hit Islamic State checkpoints

US airstrikes destroy militants' checkpoints, vehicles in 4 assaults, including Humvee

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 05:00am EDT

Foreign policy crises intrude on Obama vacations

Foreign policy crises have a history of intruding on Obama's Martha's Vineyard vacations

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 03:44am EDT

DOD rocket launch from Wallops Island postponed

Defense Department rocket launch from NASA facility on Va.'s Eastern Shore postponed

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 03:40am EDT

Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis

Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis after black teen's fatal shooting by officer

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 01:55am EDT
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