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Government News

Education Department tries to ease testing worries

Government: States can ask for more time before using student test scores to evaluate teachers

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:23pm EDT

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

Who's funny in Minnesota's US Senate race? Not former comedian Franken

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

Angry over journalist's death, world powers consider new front against Islamic State

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax on medical devices falling short of revenue goal; companies not paying

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:28pm EDT

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

Obama, meets with business, tech leaders, weighs broader executive move on immigration

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:14pm EDT

US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

US official: More airstrikes in Iraq since video of journalist's death was released

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:54pm EDT

News Guide: Democrats top GOP campaign committees

News Guide: Democrats' House, Senate, central party committees outraise Republicans

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:40pm EDT

US won't reveal records on health website security

Citing threats from hackers, US won't release security details for federal health care website

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 11:08am EDT

Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon

Some Fed officials argue that economy is improving fast enough to signal lower support

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 10:06am EDT

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

As Yellen prepares to detail her economic outlook, 6-month Fed honeymoon is likely to end soon

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 08:24am EDT

Labor orders reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who the department says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 04:20am EDT

Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

In Operation Fast and Furious, judge orders govt to turn over list of contested documents

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 04:20am EDT

AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:38am EDT

US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

Special forces tried to rescue American hostages in Syria this summer but didn't find them

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:12am EDT

APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US

APNewsBreak: Bank of America reaches $17B settlement with US over sale of securities

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:10am EDT

Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

Embattled Democratic senator plays up Alaska roots in race

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:44am EDT

GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

Who's more Alaskan? Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan dismisses Democratic criticism

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:58am EDT

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Supreme Court puts same-sex marriage on hold in Virginia pending outcome of high-court appeal

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:50am EDT

FBI chief calls Islamic terror group 'savages'

FBI director calls Islamic terror group behind journalist slaying 'savages'

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:20pm EDT
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