9:35 am, October 21, 2014

Government News

General: Slow progress against militants in Iraq

General overseeing US fight in Iraq and Syria says Iraqi army is making only slight progress

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 04:02am EDT

Quiet 'whiz kid' became public face of Ebola fight

Quiet 'whiz kid' from New York suburb, CDC's Frieden became the public face of US Ebola fight

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 03:26am EDT

Container ship adrift off British Columbia coast

Coast Guard tows Russian ship carrying fuel that was drifting in rough seas off Canadian coast

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 12:34am EDT

GOP ad in Neb. links Democrat to convicted killer

GOP airs commercial linking Nebraska Democrat in House race to killer in murder spree

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 12:30am EDT

Kobani key to US strategy against Islamic State

In the battle for Kobani, small Syrian city is more of a strategic prize than US will admit

Friday - 10/17/2014, 11:30pm EDT

Obama's man on Ebola is former Biden staff chief

Obama to name former Biden chief of staff Ron Klain as point man on US Ebola response

Friday - 10/17/2014, 11:08pm EDT

NTSB: Train in crash going faster than it should

NTSB: Train that crashed into stalled train in Arkansas was coming to help, going too fast

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:40pm EDT

Kerry welcomes Chinese official to his Boston home

A visit to Beacon Hill: Kerry brings Chinese official to his home in tony Boston neighborhood

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:30pm EDT

News Guide: National Democrats send $10M to allies

News Guide: National Democrats more than doubles help for House, Senate committees to $10M

Friday - 10/17/2014, 08:06pm EDT

Officials: Woman at Pentagon doesn't have Ebola

Health officials say woman reported sick at Pentagon parking lot doesn't have Ebola

Friday - 10/17/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Constitution takes trip before 3-year restoration

USS Constitution takes final trip around Boston Harbor before 3-year restoration job

Friday - 10/17/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Obama names Ebola 'czar' as precautions expand

Obama names Ebola 'czar' to run widening US response to the disease as criticism mounts

Friday - 10/17/2014, 07:04pm EDT

NSA reviewing official's part-time private work

A top agency official is working part time for the former director's cybersecurity venture

Friday - 10/17/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Clinton to stump for Grimes as new poll favors GOP

Clinton to campaign for Grimes next week as new poll says more Kentuckians favor Republicans

Friday - 10/17/2014, 05:40pm EDT

FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

FBI director: Cellphone encryption has "very serious consequences"

Friday - 10/17/2014, 05:14pm EDT

US to recognize same-sex marriages in 7 new states

US to recognize same-sex marriages in 7 additional states following Supreme Court order

Friday - 10/17/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Gov't to allow some Haitians to immigrate faster

Obama administration to allow some Haitian immigrants to come to US before visas are available

Friday - 10/17/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Biden's son faces no bar review after discharge

Biden's son faces no automatic review of lawyer's status after Navy discharge for cocaine use

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Justices stop parts of Texas abortion law

Supreme Court puts hold on parts of law that would close most Texas abortion facilities

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:40am EDT

Ailing global economy could lead Fed to delay hike

Slowing global economy and panicky investors could lead Fed to delay a rate increase

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:42am EDT

Long-term jobless projects get $170M in grants

Long-term jobless programs get $170 million in Obama administration grants

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:30am EDT
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