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Government News

Judge ponders overturning state gay marriage ban

Judge considers overturning Colorado gay marriage ban, including whether to stay any ruling

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:30pm EDT

First lady tells America to 'Drink Up' more water

Mrs. Obama expands campaign to 'Drink Up' water, as study sees rise in bottled water sales

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 06:35pm EDT

Big issues loom for Congress as Aug. recess nears

With Aug. recess looming, Congress faces highway funding, veterans care and immigration issues

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

Military suicides up a bit among active duty in 2014, but more seek help via hotlines

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire

Cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas could give rise to new peace talks

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Senate panel approves Vietnam nuclear agreement

Senate committee approves US-Vietnam civilian nuclear agreement

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:26pm EDT

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

White House says US to present intelligence data Tuesday on Ukraine plan crash

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:03pm EDT

Senators urge new sanctions against Russia

Senators urge new Russia sanctions, suggest Ukrainian insurgents be added to US terrorism list

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

Despite crush of Central American kids, number of overall illegal border crossers still low

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

Retired coal miner asks Congress to help clear backlog for black lung disease benefits

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Obama sends top aides to Germany amid spying flap

Obama dispatches top aides to Germany amid heightened tensions over US spying allegations

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

Obama, Biden review of federal job-training stresses data, apprenticeships, company engagement

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Senate panel advances global disabilities pact

Senate panel advances global disabilities treaty, but full ratification still major doubt

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:57pm EDT

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,194

At least 2,194 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Ex-Ala Sen. Jeremiah Denton buried at Arlington

Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton buried at Arlington

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:50pm EDT

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

Immigration debate centers on 2008 law passed to address very different circumstances

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Boehner: No border money without policy changes

Boehner: Public won't support border money without policy changes to return kids faster

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

Hit by costly US tax settlement, Credit Suisse posts $779 million loss in second quarter

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site

Allow investigators full access to Ukraine crash site, stern Obama tells Russia

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 11:48am EDT

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
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