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Government News

Pentagon docs: Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

Pentagon documents: Obama to request big Pentagon spending hike

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 06:50am EST

Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends ties to kingdom

Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends close ties with kingdom despite human rights record

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 06:08am EST

Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate

Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate after Supreme Court rejects stay

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:46am EST

Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia

Michelle Obama visit to Saudi Arabia illustrates different rules for Saudi, Western women

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:22am EST

Operator of errant drone works for intel agency

Operator of drone that crashed at White House works for intel agency

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 03:18am EST

Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill

Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill for now, ending looming showdown with White House

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 10:28pm EST

15-term US Rep. John Myers dead at 87

US Rep. John Myers, a Republican who represented western Indiana for 15 terms, dies at 87

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 09:40pm EST

Obama sees need to move on drone rules now

After wayward drone crash, Obama says US needs laws to make drone use safer, beneficial

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:58pm EST

US sees Kobani as key win, but Mosul may require new tactics

US sees Kobani as significant, but may need different tactics to defeat Islamic State in Mosul

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:58pm EST

Official: 1 American dead in Libyan hotel attack

Senior State Department official confirms death of 1 American in Libyan hotel attack

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:50pm EST

Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine

Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine, need to hold Russia accountable

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:30pm EST

GOP lawmakers embrace Obama trade push more than Democrats

GOP lawmakers back Obama's push for new trade deals, but Democrats say jobs may suffer

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:18pm EST

TSA finding more guns in airport carry-on bags

TSA agents finding 22 percent more guns in airport security screenings

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 07:10pm EST

Pilot praised for handling of plane that crashed in Pacific

Owner of small plane that crashed off Oahu praises novice pilot's actions

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 06:59pm EST

Biden, Clinton among hundreds who honor former Senator Ford

Biden, Clinton among hundreds who honor former Kentucky Sen. Wendell Ford at funeral

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 06:57pm EST

House GOP moves toward possible lawsuit on immigration

House GOP plans vote to authorize litigation to block Obama executive action on immigration

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:44pm EST

Senators to hold confirmation hearing for defense secretary

Senate panel to hold confirmation hearing for defense secretary nominee Ashton Carter

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:39pm EST

FTC clears Albertsons' purchase of Safeway

Albertsons and Safeway says FTC clears their $7.64B combination

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:38pm EST

US seeks $1.3 million fine for United Airlines over cargo

FAA seeks to fine United Airlines $1.3M; says pilots got inaccurate data on hazardous cargo

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:20pm EST

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

Obama signals opening up Atlantic Ocean to drilling for first time, removes areas off Alaska

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:20pm EST
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