6:03 pm, December 19, 2014

Government News

Stronger start for Obama's health law this year reaches a major deadline but other logistical challenges are just ahead

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 10:18am EST

WWII Museum tour 70 years after Battle of Bulge

National World War II Museum leading Belgium tour on 70th anniversary of Battle of the Bulge

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:08am EST

Memories of financial crisis fading as risks rise

Critics fear that lessons of 2008 financial crisis are being forgotten as risky behavior rises

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:22am EST

Fed likely to note gains but signal no rate hike

Fed is expected to note economic gains but unlikely to signal any imminent rate hike

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 04:34am EST

Court: Traffic stop OK despite mistake of law

Supreme Court rules traffic stop OK even if police mistaken about the law

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 04:20am EST

Republicans blame Cruz for year-end confirmations

A holiday present? Republicans say Cruz enabled Democrats to seek confirmation of 23 nominees

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 03:22am EST

Kerry, Netanyahu meet as UN efforts heat up

Kerry, Netanyahu meet in Rome as talk of UN making Mideast peace push causes headaches

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 02:27am EST

Analysis: Spending bill a triumph of divided gov't

Analysis: Bemoaned at both ends of the spectrum, spending bill a triumph of divided government

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 02:10am EST

Justices reject Arizona bid over abortion drugs

Supreme Court rejects Arizona effort to enforce restrictions on drug-induced abortions

Monday - 12/15/2014, 10:10pm EST

High court settles dispute over California's undersea border

US Supreme Court issues decree to establish California's undersea boundary with federal land

Monday - 12/15/2014, 09:30pm EST

South Texas family lockup will be nation's largest

Former oil worker camp in rural South Texas will be nation's largest family immigration lockup

Monday - 12/15/2014, 09:27pm EST

Dems, GOP press Obama to back Russian sanctions

Speaker Boehner, Democratic chairman press Obama to sign bill imposing new sanctions on Russia

Monday - 12/15/2014, 09:10pm EST

Coburn blocks bill on veterans' suicide prevention

Okla. Sen. Coburn blocks bill intended to boost suicide prevention programs for veterans

Monday - 12/15/2014, 09:10pm EST

Obama: New surgeon general will help US save lives

Obama says new surgeon general, Dr Vivek Murthy, will help US save lives at home, abroad

Monday - 12/15/2014, 07:50pm EST

Obama: US must remain vigilant in Ebola fight

Obama says US must remain vigilant in Ebola fight, even without recent domestic transmissions

Monday - 12/15/2014, 06:04pm EST

First lady wants sleep for Christmas, possibly PJs

Michelle Obama continues first lady tradition of bringing holiday cheer to hospitalized kids

Monday - 12/15/2014, 05:28pm EST

CIA report revives legal debate on interrogation

Senate report on CIA revives legal debate around interrogation and memos that permitted it

Monday - 12/15/2014, 05:12pm EST

Scalia, Kagan: Common ground often trumps ideology

Supreme Court justices Scalia, Kagan: Common ground often trumps ideology, despite differences

Monday - 12/15/2014, 04:52pm EST

Ted Cruz's moves on spending bill roil Republicans

Sen. Ted Cruz's moves roil Republicans; GOP colleagues question his spending bill strategy

Monday - 12/15/2014, 04:52pm EST

Obama declares 'turning point' for US military

Marking close of combat operations in Afghanistan, Obama declares military at 'turning point'

Monday - 12/15/2014, 04:32pm EST
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