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Health officials: Food label changes not enough

Former FDA, CDC officials: More food label changes needed to help people make healthy choices

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 12:06am EDT

Staffer for Pa. congressman arrested on gun charge

Staff member for Pennsylvania congressman charged after bringing handgun into Capitol building

Friday - 07/18/2014, 11:30pm EDT

Central American leaders to meet with Obama

Central American leaders to come to White House to meet with Obama over border crisis

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

Latest Bill Clinton papers show aides considered how to explain 1998 Iraq strikes

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:09pm EDT

Prosecutors say Blagojevich lawyers misread ruling

Prosecutors say Blagojevich attorneys misrepresented US Supreme Court ruling in appeal

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:54pm EDT

Ex-Kentucky senator Ford being treated for cancer

Ex-US Sen. Wendell Ford says he's undergoing treatment for lung cancer; almost 90 years old

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:32pm EDT

Obamas to spend rare weekend at Camp David retreat

Obamas head for a Camp David weekend, a rare visit to the woodsy presidential retreat

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Tea party groups' suit against IRS moves forward

Tea party groups' lawsuit against IRS over reported extra scrutiny moves forward

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:20pm EDT

300 vials labeled influenza, dengue found at lab

FDA uncovers additional 300 vials labeled dengue, influenza, rickets from gov't lab

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:50pm EDT

US intel says Malaysian plane shot down by missile

US intel says surface-to-air missile shot down Malaysian airliner

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:58pm EDT

15 percent of Syrian sarin chemicals destroyed

Pentagon: 15 percent of Syrian sarin material destroyed on US ship in Mediterranean

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Suspect package delays Obama return to White House

Obama's return to White House after day trip delayed because of suspicious package

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:46pm EDT

EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine

EPA proposal could essentially block huge Alaska mine over concerns about salmon habitat

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:45pm EDT

US military didn't seek Afghan pullout in 2017

Dunford: Military didn't recommend that US announce full pullout from Afghanistan in 2017

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:40pm EDT

US urges release of Cambodian opposition officials

US urges release of Cambodian opposition officials charged after clash with security forces

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:21pm EDT

First lady: Healthy food has place in lunchrooms

At meal of kids' healthy recipes, Michelle Obama argues for more nutritious school lunches

Friday - 07/18/2014, 03:34pm EDT

Senate Dems' campaign arm outraises GOP

Senate Democrats' campaign committee bests Republican rival

Friday - 07/18/2014, 03:31pm EDT

In Ga. Sen., voters weigh experience vs. outsider

In Georgia Senate race, voters weigh Kingston's experience against political newcomer Perdue

Friday - 07/18/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Inspector general probing US 'Cuban Twitter' plan

Inspector general for top US foreign-aid agency examining once-secret 'Cuban Twitter' program

Friday - 07/18/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Obama: Downed jet in Ukraine a 'terrible tragedy'

Obama calls downed Ukraine jet 'terrible tragedy,' US working to see if Americans on board

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Obama's second-in-command at EPA leaves for private sector

Bob Perciasepe was appointed deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in 2009. He will become president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions think tank in Washington, D.C.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:20pm EDT

US pilots previously told not to fly over Ukraine

FAA previously warned US pilots not to fly over portions of the Ukraine

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Answers about immigration checkpoints

What is the difference between immigration checkpoints at airports and on highways?

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:37pm EDT

Boehner: Return Central American kids faster

Boehner says sending Central American kids home faster must be part of border crisis response

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:28pm EDT

US says Myanmar resorting to police-state tactics

US concerned Myanmar using police-state tactics after journalists get 10 years at hard labor

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Dems seek gains with women in birth control loss

A loss or a gain? Democrats reach for political advantage with women in birth control setback

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Senate panel examining role of GM legal department

Senate panel, delving into GM recall delay, to ask executive about role of legal department

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:36am EDT

Florida Legislature asks judge to delay new map

Florida Legislature asks judge to delay new congressional districts until after 2014 elections

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:30am EDT

Navy Yard employees to return to Building 197 in February

Commander says workers to begin returning in February to Navy Yard building where 12 slain

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:00am EDT

Watchdog report faults FBI laboratory probe

Watchdog report faults investigation into irregularities at FBI laboratory

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:32am EDT

FAA investigates congressman's drone wedding video

FAA investigating if congressman's wedding video violates ban on commercial drone flights

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:28am EDT

US, Europe escalate economic sanctions on Russia

US, Europe escalate sanctions on Russia; Obama says Ukraine actions 'have consequences'

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:26am EDT

FEC filing: pro-Cochran PAC funded black outreach

FEC report: Cochran-backing super PAC sole source of funding for group urging black turnout

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:20am EDT

Justice Dept. investigating missing IRS emails

Justice Department says it's investigating missing emails from former IRS official

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 03:16am EDT

Latest Fed survey sees improved economy

Fed survey: US economy expanding in all regions of country, helped by consumer spending

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 02:36am EDT

Locally-grown foods look to bigger business

Locally-grown food reaches larger markets and becomes a bigger business with government help

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 11:20pm EDT

House passes $20B bill cutting IRS tax enforcement

House passes $20 billion bill cutting IRS tax enforcement, healthy foods initiative

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 11:00pm EDT
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