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Government News

8th Circuit Court of Appeals defers gay marriage cases

8th Circuit Court of Appeals defers arguments, decision on gay marriage cases in 4 states

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 08:58pm EDT

Groups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filings

Advocacy groups seek SEC investigation of Shell regulatory filings on Arctic offshore drilling

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 08:38pm EDT

FAA chief: Gyrocopter 'indistinguishable' from birds, kite

A small gyrocopter that flew through miles of the nation's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol was "indistinguishable" on radar from non-aircraft such as a flock of birds, a kite or a balloon, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday.

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 08:20pm EDT

Obama lives up to pledge to slow immigrant deportations

Obama lives up to pledge to slow deportations amid legal fight, standoff with Republicans

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 08:09pm EDT

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 08:00pm EDT

Obama increasing help to France in African terror fight

Obama increases emergency Pentagon funding to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 07:30pm EDT

Report: Protecting sage grouse could hurt military

New report says endangered species protection for sage grouse could hurt military training

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 07:00pm EDT

Capitol Hill Buzz: McConnell, McCarthy spar over coal plants

Capitol Hill Buzz: "See you in court" over coal plants, say Sen. McConnell, EPA chief McCarthy

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 06:20pm EDT

Justice Kennedy sent clearer signal in 2013 marriage case

Justice Kennedy offered clearer sign of vote in last gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 05:32pm EDT

Justices uphold limits on judges' appeals for campaign cash

Supreme Court upholds limits on judicial candidates' right to make pitch for campaign cash

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 04:30pm EDT

Obama in Maryland to visit wounded troops at Walter Reed

President Obama visits wounded US troops at largest military hospital in the country

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 04:24pm EDT

Iraqi Shiite cleric threatens US over budget provision

Iraqi Shiite cleric threatens US interests over provision in bipartisan Congress spending bill

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 04:16pm EDT

Obama calls Nepal's prime minister, offers condolences, help

Obama calls Nepal's prime minister, offers condolences over earthquake losses, pledges US help

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 04:01pm EDT

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

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

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 03:39pm EDT

After decades, NFL decides to give up tax-exempt status

NFL voluntarily drops tax-exempt status; Goodell's compensation no longer must be made public

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 03:38pm EDT

Comparing the US Federal Reserve's views on rates, economy

A look at how the US Fed's views on economy, interest rate increase have changed

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 03:30pm EDT

Bond fund giant Pimco hires Bernanke as adviser

Bond fund company Pimco hires former Fed Chief Bernanke as an adviser

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 02:10pm EDT

Obama: police must hold officers accountable for wrongdoing

Obama says police must hold officers accountable for wrongdoing instead of 'closing ranks'

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 02:08pm EDT

Harvard study: Millennials believe US justice system unfair

Harvard study: 1 in 2 millennials believe US criminal justice system is unfair

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 01:50pm EDT

Obama honoring Texas teacher who works with war refugees

Texas high school English teacher honored by Obama as America's Teacher of the Year

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 01:00pm EDT
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