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US company wins contract to build Haiti prison

US State Department awards contract to Maryland company to build new prison in Haiti

Friday - 09/12/2014, 08:10pm EDT

White House: New US mission a war as with al-Qaida

White House: US is at war with Islamic State as it has been against al-Qaida

Friday - 09/12/2014, 08:10pm EDT

CBP: 155 force cases need more review

Mark Morgan, interim head of Customs and Border Protection's internal affairs office, said there was no timeline to complete the review and Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske had not decided what information to release on individual cases. One case resulted in a death.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Lawmakers to high court: Protect pregnant workers

More than 120 lawmakers urge Supreme Court to recognize protections for pregnant workers

Friday - 09/12/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Senate GOP raises $6M in August, spends twice that

Republicans' Senate campaign arm raises $6M in August, spends $13M as fall campaign starts

Friday - 09/12/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Fed creates financial stability monitoring panel

Fed creates high-level committee to monitor potential threats to financial stability

Friday - 09/12/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Mexican president condemns Texas' guard deployment

Mexican president condemns Texas' decision to deploy National Guard along border

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies

As Islamic State threat grows, Obama's 9/11 message strikes less triumphant tone than in past

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:22pm EDT

US sanctions target key Russia economic sectors

New US sanctions target Russia's largest bank, as well as energy and defense sectors

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Obama's counter-terror fight faces high risk

New phase of war in Iraq and Syria poses high risk for US as it seeks to destroy Islamic group

Friday - 09/12/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Obama, Clinton celebrate 20 years of AmeriCorps

Obama, Bill Clinton unite to mark 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps national service program

Friday - 09/12/2014, 03:32pm EDT

Lawmaker: Time to make Europeans apply for visas

Democratic lawmaker seeks suspension of Brits, Germans, French from visa-free travel to US

Friday - 09/12/2014, 12:40pm EDT

5 things to know about the Harkin Steak Fry

Ahead of Hillary Clinton's return to Iowa, 5 things to know about the Harkin Steak Fry

Friday - 09/12/2014, 12:38pm EDT

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

Thousands of Superstorm Sandy victims could be asked to return FEMA funds

Friday - 09/12/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Military-style jet visiting DC-area airport

Officials: Military-style fighter jet visiting Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Friday - 09/12/2014, 11:00am EDT

2 former BLM employees charged with fraud

2 former BLM employees charged with defrauding the agency

Friday - 09/12/2014, 10:29am EDT

AP PHOTOS: US marks anniversary of 9/11 attacks

AP PHOTOS: US marks anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Friday - 09/12/2014, 06:26am EDT

Obama chief of staff pledges action on immigration

Obama chief of staff promises Latino lawmakers action this year on immigration

Friday - 09/12/2014, 05:20am EDT

Obama's request to combat militants draws support

Congress voices support for Obama's call to battle Islamic State militants

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:52am EDT
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