2:19 pm, May 5, 2015

Government News

FAA had questioned mental health of Germanwings pilot

FAA officials had questioned the mental health of the Germanwings pilot who crashed airliner

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 05:50am EDT

High court: Judges can review EEOC bids to settle job bias

Supreme Court: Judges can review EEOC efforts to settle job bias cases before filing lawsuit

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 05:30am EDT

Former US commander: Take nuclear missiles off high alert

Former commander of US nuclear force urges taking missiles off high alert, citing cyberthreats

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:40am EDT

Japan PM offers condolences for WWII dead in historic speech

Japanese PM offers condolences for WWII dead in historic speech to joint meeting of Congress

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:36am EDT

GOP unveils budget plans in face of Obama opposition

Republicans controlling Congress Wednesday unveiled a budget plan for the upcoming year and beyond, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama over his signature health care law and his vow to boost spending on domestic programs like transportation and education.

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:32am EDT

Attorney general decries 'senseless' violence in Baltimore

Attorney General Loretta Lynch decries violence in Baltimore, says it's counterproductive

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:26am EDT

SEC pushes for display of link between pay and performance

SEC moves toward requiring companies to show link between executive pay, financial performance

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:20am EDT

Some former Corinthian students to get loans forgiven

Ed Dept. official: Corinthian students affected by closures can automatically get loans erased

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 02:10am EDT

The Latest on Nepal: Race against time to deliver supplies

The Latest on Nepal: People rush to deliver aid, food to quake-hit villages

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 01:25am EDT

Iranian opposition leader: Tehran is force behind extremism

Iranian opposition leader: Tehran is driving force behind extremism

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 09:20pm EDT

Senate panel votes to expand tax-free college accounts

Senate panel votes to expand popular tax-free college accounts that Obama wanted to scale back

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

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
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