5:20 am, August 20, 2014

Government News

Racial, ethnic look at US public school students

A look at the racial and ethnic breakdown of students in American classrooms

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

Obama, Merkel warn Russia against intervention

Obama, Merkel warn Russia that intervention in Ukraine will provoke consequences

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 10:30pm EDT

US aids displaced Iraqis as airstrikes help Kurds

US airlifts more aid to stranded Iraqis as airstrikes help Kurds combat militant advance

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 09:18pm EDT

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

The 2016 White House campaign checklist and who's doing what

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 08:43pm EDT

Kerry presses Myanmar on democratic reform

Kerry urges Myanmar to speed democratic transition, halt rights backslide

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 08:34pm EDT

Obama's Iraq aim: contain, not destroy, extremists

Obama's limited military objectives in Iraq raise questions about depth, duration of US role

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 05:42pm EDT

SBA disaster loans available in 3 Va. counties

SBA economic disaster loans available in 3 Va. counties affected by January rain, flooding

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Plan draws back feds' monitoring of Detroit police

Justice Department, Detroit ask judge to scale back federal monitoring of city's police

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 02:10pm EDT

US drops more food and water for Iraqi refugees

2nd US-led airdrop in as many days brings more food and water to Iraqi refugees

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 01:10pm EDT

FDA lifts hold on experimental Ebola drug

Drugmaker says FDA modifies hold on experimental Ebola drug, potentially clearing way for use

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 10:00am EDT

Obama: US won't be dragged into another Iraq war

Obama: US can't intervene in every crisis, but cannot look away when innocents face massacre

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 09:06am EDT

Possibility of genocide moved Obama to act in Iraq

With brutal insurgency threatening genocide in Iraq, Obama decided to take military action

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 09:06am EDT

Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tensions

Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions between China, neighbors at Asia security talks

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 06:14am EDT

FAA prohibits US airlines from flying over Iraq

FAA prohibits US airlines from flying over Iraq due to safety threat from hostilities

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 05:20am EDT

Obama signs $10.8 billion highway funding bill

Obama signs $10.8 billion funding highway, transit construction projects into law

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 05:10am EDT

Mainstream GOP upbeat after sweeping tea party

Republican establishment upbeat about Senate control after incumbents sweep tea party 0-for-6

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 04:46am EDT

How Obama decided on airstrikes in Iraq

Talk of genocide in the Situation Room hastens Obama decision to authorize airstrikes in Iraq

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 03:38am EDT

US bombs militants in Iraq as crisis worsens

US launches airstrikes in Iraq against militants as crisis worsens for displaced civilians

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 03:12am EDT

Nevada complaint seeks to require condoms in porn

California-based foundation files complaint in Nevada to force porn actors to use condoms

Saturday - 08/09/2014, 02:00am EDT
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