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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

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Perry: Texas sending National Guard troops to border after 'lip service' from Washington

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 11:30am EDT

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

Federal judge tosses Wisconsin senator's lawsuit challenging Congress' use of health exchanges

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 10:58am EDT

Silver Airways chosen for new Williamstown flights

US Department of Transportation chooses Silver Airways to offer Williamstown-to-Dulles service

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 10:10am EDT

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Obama bans discrimination against federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:02am EDT

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

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

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:52am EDT

Update on the latest in business:

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 06:40am 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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