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Government News

Bishops anticipate message from pope on immigrant detention

Bishops call for overhaul of US system of immigrant detention, anticipate message from pope

Tuesday - 05/12/2015, 04:30am EDT

Obama says young entrepreneurs can tackle the world's ills

Obama says investing in young entrepreneurs will help solve problems like terrorism, poverty

Tuesday - 05/12/2015, 03:58am EDT

Texas Senate OKs keeping execution drug suppliers secret

Momentum for keeping Texas' execution drug suppliers confidential grows as Senate gives OK

Monday - 05/11/2015, 09:50pm EDT

GOP candidates divided over renewing USA Patriot Act

Fighting terrorism vs. protecting privacy: USA Patriot Act divides GOP presidential candidates

Monday - 05/11/2015, 08:52pm EDT

Lawmaker attacks torture defense by former CIA leader

Feinstein hits back against criticisms of Senate torture report in book by former CIA leader

Monday - 05/11/2015, 08:20pm EDT

FBI: Number of officers slain on duty rose in 2014

FBI: Number of law enforcement officers killed on duty in 2014 rose from previous year

Monday - 05/11/2015, 06:40pm EDT

If Clinton is elected, family foundation could face changes

If Clinton wins, family charitable foundation may face changes to avoid conflicts of interest

Monday - 05/11/2015, 06:32pm EDT

White House calls bin Laden article 'outright falsehoods'

White House dismisses Hersh's article on death of bin Laden as full of 'outright falsehoods'

Monday - 05/11/2015, 05:50pm EDT

US top diplomat Kerry traveling to China, SKorea

US Secretary of State John Kerry traveling to China, South Korea

Monday - 05/11/2015, 05:00pm EDT

Different bird flu strain detected in Indiana backyard flock

Bird flu detected in Indiana backyard poultry flock; different strain than in other states

Monday - 05/11/2015, 04:50pm EDT

Feds OK Montana college town's police rape response changes

Justice Department approves changes to Missoula, Montana, police's handling of rape cases

Monday - 05/11/2015, 04:50pm EDT

5 things to know about trade as Senate debate begins

5 things to know as Senate faces trade 'fast track,' Democratic resistance, dispute resolution

Monday - 05/11/2015, 04:47pm EDT

US inconsistent in pressing China's banks on secrecy

US, under Chinese pressure, inconsistent on pushing China's banks to help fight against fakes

Monday - 05/11/2015, 04:32pm EDT

Capitol Hill Buzz: Obama sends handwritten note to McConnell

Capitol Hill Buzz: Obama writes note to McConnell thanking him for backing Loretta Lynch

Monday - 05/11/2015, 03:36pm EDT

Russia won't confirm Kerry meeting with Putin

Monday - 05/11/2015, 02:30pm EDT

Bernie Sanders has had consistent message for 4 decades

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders no flip-flopper; his message has remained the same for decades

Monday - 05/11/2015, 02:26pm EDT

Obama hits Elizabeth Warren on trade as Senate debate opens

Obama calls Elizabeth Warren a factually wrong "politician" on eve of Senate debate on trade

Monday - 05/11/2015, 02:00pm EDT

Kerry to hold talks with Russian president Putin this week

Kerry to meet with Putin this week for talks, first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis

Monday - 05/11/2015, 01:50pm EDT

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend endorses Van Hollen for Senate

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend endorses Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen for US Senate

Monday - 05/11/2015, 01:20pm EDT

FDA questions benefit of cystic fibrosis drug from Vertex

FDA scrutinizes benefit of Vertex Pharmaceuticals combination pill to treat cystic fibrosis

Monday - 05/11/2015, 12:30pm EDT
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