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Government News

Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says littoral combat ship operating costs will come down over time

Friday - 07/25/2014, 12:45am EDT

House votes to simplify education tax breaks

House votes to simplify tax breaks for higher education, excluding some graduate students

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 10:40pm EDT

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

House and Senate veterans chairmen offer competing bills to reduce VA patient waits

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 09:24pm EDT

US data show states that got most immigrant kids

Federal government says Texas, New York, Florida have received most immigrant kids from border

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

Aruba says former Venezuelan intelligence official detained on request from US government

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Obama, Mexico's leader plot border surge strategy

Obama, Mexican President Pena Nieto work to sync up strategy for youth border crisis

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Key senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution

Myanmar needs to amend constitution or risk legitimacy of elections, key US senator says

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Judges in health care rulings vote party line

In 2 rulings on health care law, votes of 6 appellate judges break along party lines

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:58pm EDT

Reporter among 3 Americans believed held by Iran

Washington Post reporter among 3 Americans believed detained in Iran

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Md. letter carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail

Md. postal worker pleads guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

Little Rock Air Force Base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity, officials say

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry exec

Questions surround gun arrest of SC poultry exec at congressional office building in DC

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:55pm EDT

US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

US: Russia fires artillery at Ukraine military, plans to send separatists more lethal weapons

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:39pm EDT

Albuquerque agrees to court oversight of police

Albuquerque agrees to independent and court oversight of troubled police department

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 06:39pm EDT

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv after reassessing danger from Hamas rockets

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:37pm EDT

Senator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets info

Dem. senator says he'll block arms sales to Iraq unless Congress gets report on Iraqi forces

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:29pm EDT

Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs, giving states more flexibility

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:29pm EDT

Central American leaders seek solution in US

Leaders of Central American nations seek solution to migration crisis from US lawmakers

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges

Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges over sales of risky mortgage bonds

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

Undercover congressional investigators got subsidized health insurance using bogus identities

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

Retired coal miner asks Congress to help clear backlog for black lung disease benefits

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Obama sends top aides to Germany amid spying flap

Obama dispatches top aides to Germany amid heightened tensions over US spying allegations

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

Obama, Biden review of federal job-training stresses data, apprenticeships, company engagement

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Senate panel advances global disabilities pact

Senate panel advances global disabilities treaty, but full ratification still major doubt

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:57pm EDT

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,194

At least 2,194 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:50pm EDT
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