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Government News

Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute

Supreme Court sides with Kansas in dispute over water use from Republican River

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 07:00pm EST

Justices signal support for investors in 401(k) lawsuits

Supreme Court likely to rule for employees who want to sue over retirement investment options

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:40pm EST

VA secretary apologizes anew for misstating military service

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized anew Tuesday for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces, and veterans groups and lawmakers appeared ready to accept his expression of regret.

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:26pm EST

Republicans: Not done fighting pipeline

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:00pm EST

US missionary abducted in Nigeria is courageous, friends say

Friends describe US missionary abducted in Nigeria as courageous, passionate about her work

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:00pm EST

States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

AP Exclusive: Officials try to predict if inmates will commit new crimes, with uneven results

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:44pm EST

IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade

Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday. And the number of audits could be even lower this year.

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:40pm EST

Obama, Qatar's emir express solidarity to defeat IS

Obama, Qatar's emir say they are committing to defeating IS, despite challenges in Syria

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:10pm EST

McConnell endorses Paul's bid for a 2016 presidential caucus

Senate GOP leader McConnell endorses Rand Paul's bid for 2016 presidential caucus in Kentucky

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 04:40pm EST

High court weighs right of convicted felon to sell guns

Supreme Court considers how convicted felons can sell their guns without violating the law

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 04:30pm EST

Goodyear paying $16M to settle bribery-related charges

Goodyear paying $16M to settle SEC charges of failing to prevent bribery in Kenya, Angola

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 03:20pm EST

South Africa spycraft on show in leaked intelligence cables

Leaked cables reveal South African spy contacts with CIA, Israel's Mossad and Iranian agents

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 03:20pm EST

May 12 election set to fill seat held by Rep. Alan Nunnelee

May 12 special election set to fill US House seat left vacant by death of Rep. Alan Nunnelee

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 02:39pm EST

US bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4Q

US bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4Q; declines in mortgage income were a factor

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 02:00pm EST

Obama faces left-right opposition on trade, military force

Unusual left-right coalition opposes Obama's bid for greater leeway on trade, military action

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 01:32pm EST

New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

Noise from new flight paths over neighborhoods angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 01:16pm EST

Lawyer: HIV assault ruling could end all such military cases

Attorney says ruling in Air Force HIV assault case could end similar prosecutions in military

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 01:10pm EST
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