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Report projects health care costs to dip slightly

New CBO report projects costs of health care program to dip slightly

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Senate Democrats seek minimum wage boost to $10.10, but some workers would still be exempted

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

Democrats vying for Senate in energy producing states split from Obama

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:25pm EDT

DC Council sues mayor over budget autonomy law

DC Council sues mayor in effort to give city more control over local budget

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

Obama trumpets $600M in grants to spur job training, says US must keep up in skills race

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

Supreme Court to consider challenge to Ohio law that bars lying about political candidates

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:20pm EDT

A year after background check defeat, modest goals

Year after Senate rejects tighter background checks, gun-control advocates' goals more modest

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:12pm EDT

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

Lawyer who defended Proposition 8 at Supreme Court says his views on gay marriage evolving

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:07pm EDT

Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of US

Fed survey: Economic growth picks up across most of the United States as harsh winter recedes

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:00am EDT

Yellen: Fed stimulus still needed for job market

Yellen says key task of central bank is to respond to economy's fluctuations

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:52am EDT

US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine's military as it seeks to gain control in east

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:54am EDT

Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

Cantor says Obama attacked Republicans while seeking cooperation on immigration

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Chelsea Clinton: I might run for office someday

New York politicians, keep Chelsea Clinton happy; she says she might run for office otherwise

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:54pm EDT

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

Texas executes man for fatally stabbing 3 members of Corpus Christi family 13 years ago

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:11pm EDT

Holder urges use of overdose-reversal drug

Attorney General Holder urges first responders to use overdose-reversal drug to save lives

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:10pm EDT

US: Russia facing diplomacy or new sanctions

US official: Russia-Ukraine talks last attempt to ease tension before new sanctions on Moscow

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Appeals court upholds Snowden email firm contempt

US appeals court in Va. upholds contempt ruling against Snowden's former email provider

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case

In second round of challenges, federal appeals court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage ban

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Beyer endorsed by Richardson, Dean

Former Lt. Gov. Don Beyer endorsed by Richardson, Dean in bid for open Va. House seat

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 01:20pm EDT
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