9:10 pm, December 20, 2014

Government News

Comparing US Fed's views on timing of rate rise

A look at how the Fed's views on the timing of an interest rate increase have changed

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:50pm EST

US Fed slashes inflation forecast for 2015

US Fed slashes inflation forecast for 2015; sees stronger growth this year

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:50pm EST

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

The full text of the Federal Reserve's statement after its meeting Wednesday

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:30pm EST

Obama offers support after Pakistan terror attack

Obama speaks with Pakistan leader after terrorist attack that killed scores of schoolchildren

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:20pm EST

Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Survey finds e-cigarettes surpass regular smoking for US teens

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:20pm EST

Dow jumps after Fed pledges patience in rate hikes

Dow jumps as much as 300 after Fed promises patience in determining when to raise rates

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 02:57pm EST

Obama offers help to Australia post-hostage crisis

Obama offers US assistance in call to Australian prime minister after Sydney hostage crisis

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 02:30pm EST

113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

Its fights outshining its feats, a combative 113th Congress completes its 2-year run

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 02:16pm EST

Fed pondering change in rate hike signals

Fed wraps up discussions pondering whether to keep 'considerable time' signal on rate hikes

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 02:10pm EST

Obama: Spy released by Cuba provided key info

Obama says spy released by Cuba as part of deal to restore relations provided key info to US

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 01:20pm EST

Clinton denounces torture, says black lives matter

Clinton denounces torture, declares 'yes, black lives matter' at human rights gala in New York

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 12:22pm EST

US current account deficit rises to $100.3 billion

US current account trade deficit expands to $100.3 billion in third quarter, up 1.9 percent

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 11:36am EST

AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 11:30am EST

US Senate confirms Salem attorney's appointment as judge

US Senate confirms Salem attorney's appointment as judge for Virginia's Western District

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 10:30am EST

Insurers ease 'Obamacare' deadline

Insurers to allow extra time for paying January 'Obamacare' premiums

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 10:06am EST

Senate OKs nominees and tax bill as term ends

Senate OKs Obama nominees, extends tax breaks in adjournment drive; GOP takes over in January

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 08:52am EST

GOP Sen. Coburn blocks terrorism insurance measure

GOP Sen. Coburn blocks renewal of federal terrorism insurance program

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 08:50am EST

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law

Obama signs contentious $1.1 trillion spending bill that pays for government through September

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 08:06am EST

In final 2014 push, Congress renews tax breaks

Tax breaks for banks, commuters, teachers and more are renewed in final 2014 push by Congress

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 05:50am EST
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