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Government News

NASA's new giant rocket system passes milestone

NASAs new giant rocket system looking more likely to fly, but later; 1st launch delayed a year

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Report: FBI official used 'poor judgment' in suit

Justice Dept. watchdog criticizes FBI official's involvement in discrimination lawsuit

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

Millions helped by Obama health law may get hit with reduced tax refunds unless they act soon

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:08pm EDT

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:09pm EDT

How the US has justified overseas military action

How the US has justified overseas military action

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:50pm EDT

VA training guide likens veterans to Oscar the Grouch

A Veterans Affairs training slide show said that veterans might be demanding and unrealistic, and advised staffers on "what to say to Oscar the Grouch."

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:20pm EDT

US commander: Afghans face Taliban test in 2015

US commander: Afghans to be tested by Taliban in 2015, smooth political transition is key

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:52pm EDT

California terrorism suspect denies US attack plot

In jailhouse interview, California terrorism suspect denies planning US-based attacks

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Possible airstrikes in Syria raise more questions

US intelligence flights over Syria raise questions about effects of possible airstrikes

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:40pm EDT

US: Russia directing new offensive in Ukraine

US believes Russian-directed counteroffensive 'likely underway' in Ukraine

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:34pm EDT

Using tax credits to pay premiums gets complicated

Pros and cons of using the tax system to subsidize health care premiums for the uninsured

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:30pm EDT

US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

US Coast Guard fires 'in self-defense' at Iranian dhow outfitted with machine gun in Gulf

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Army knocks 2-star down to 1-star rank

Army general blamed for failing to probe sexual assault allegation will retire at lower rank

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 02:40pm EDT

US sanctions leadership of terrorist group

Treasury sanctions leadership, financial networks of terrorist group blamed for Mumbai attack

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US

US says Egypt, UAE behind Libya strikes; intervention shows impatience with US-led efforts

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:54am EDT

American woman is being held hostage in Syria

US hostage held by Islamic State militants is female aid worker

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:50am EDT

DC police chief likes her military equipment

DC police chief says surplus military equipment helps local law enforcement keep the peace

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:00am EDT

Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

Obama tells VFW progress made on VA health care, calls problems 'outrageous and inexcusable'

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:40am EDT

AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

AP survey: US economists agree with Fed's concerns but fear it will raise rates too late

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 08:08am EDT
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