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Government News

Obama again faces tug of military action in Syria

Obama again faces tug of military action in Syria following militants' murder of American

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:56am EDT

Obama's summer vacation by the numbers

Obama's 2 weeks of summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard, by the numbers

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:50am EDT

White House aides to attend Michael Brown funeral

President Obama sending 3 White House aides to Michael Brown funeral in St. Louis

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:40am EDT

US says American held in Syria has been freed

US says American held in Syria for nearly 2 years by al-Qaida-linked group has been freed

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:32am EDT

As conference ends, economists give clashing views

As Fed's Jackson Hole conference ends, economists offer clashing views of central bank policy

Monday - 08/25/2014, 12:44am EDT

NASA says rocket launch from Wallops successful

NASA says Department of Defense rocket successfully launched from Wallops Flight Facility

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 01:30pm EDT

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

World's central bankers pursue sometimes conflicting policies as economic prospects diverge

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 12:16pm EDT

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

China says intercept of US spy plane was professional, urges end to close-in reconnaissance

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:40am EDT

Officials: White House reviewing equipment program

Officials say Obama orders a review of programs that help police obtain military equipment

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 09:40am EDT

Democrats reframe debate on health care

A vulnerable Democrat embracing health care law? Signs the issue losing its political punch

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 08:40am EDT

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

State Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 08:12am EDT

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank, says growing US exports will create jobs

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 06:06am EDT

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

Extremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 05:04am EDT

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

China says intercept of US spy plane was professional, urges end to close-in reconnaissance

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 01:28am EDT

Obama sends White House aides to Ferguson funeral

Obama sends 3 White House aides to funeral for slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

No good time for vacation: Obama taking less days off than predecessors, too much for critics

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:16pm EDT

California permits outdoor dining with dogs

Governor signs bill setting up rules for California restaurants that want to allow pet dogs

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Days Obama, predecessors spent on vacation

Number of days Obama and predecessors spent on vacation

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:30am EDT

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

Official says breach at security clearance contractor affects up to 25,000 federal workers

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:10am EDT

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercept

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' and 'unprofessional' intercept of US plane by Chinese fighter

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:44am EDT

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Charge changed in 'Joe Biden defense' firearm case

Prosecutor changing charge in 'Joe Biden defense' case of Washington man who fired shotgun

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate race

Dan Sullivan beats tea party to win Alaska GOP Senate race, will face Sen. Mark Begich in fall

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:10pm EDT
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