12:40 am, August 21, 2014

Government News

CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented

CDC director warns of magnitude of Ebola crisis in West Africa, says it can be controlled

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 11:30am EDT

In Iraq, a test of Obama's use of force doctrine

Obama's use of force doctrine faces test in Iraq as US conducts airstrikes against militants

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:56am EDT

A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

Airlines are taking precautions after Ebola outbreak; passengers should be alert but not worry

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 09:36am EDT

Kurdish pleas for weapons may finally be heard

Kurdish fighters, routed by better-armed extremists, may get US weapons after years of pleas

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 08:46am EDT

Obama leaves DC for Massachusetts island vacation

Obama begins 2-week summer vacation, returning to familiar spot on Martha's Vineyard

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 08:22am EDT

Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie ousted by Ige in primary

In stunning defeat, Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie ousted by state Sen. Ige in Democratic primary

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 07:14am EDT

Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

Amid an ocean of troubles, Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tension between China, neighbors

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 04:50am EDT

White students to no longer be majority at school

BACK TO SCHOOL: US schools projected to have more minority students than whites for first time

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 02:16am EDT

50 years on, fateful Vietnam resolution resonates

50 years after widening Vietnam War on dubious report, is Tonkin resolution lesson unlearned?

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

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
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