11:50 pm, July 31, 2014

Government News

Cruz ends hold on nominees over FAA flight ban

Cruz ends hold on State Department nominees over 36-hour FAA flight ban to Israel

Monday - 07/28/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges

Gun maker Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges of foreign bribery

Monday - 07/28/2014, 04:50pm EDT

US proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

US agency proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million for improper repairs to airliners

Monday - 07/28/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

Officials: Congress will provide money to continue Savannah River Site nuclear fuel project

Monday - 07/28/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013: US global report

Monday - 07/28/2014, 02:28pm EDT

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

US releases images it says backs up claim Russia gave rockets to separatists, shelled Ukraine

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:52am EDT

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

In South Sudan, Somalia, experts study hunger data to see if 'famine' label should be applied

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:30am EDT

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

Consumers automatically renewing health plans could get inaccurate financial aid amounts

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:30am EDT

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 09:43am EDT

US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

US coal exports to German power plants quadruple, adding pollution, as US shuts its own down

Monday - 07/28/2014, 08:16am EDT

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

White House: Obama to rename program for young African leaders in honor of Nelson Mandela

Monday - 07/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

EU, US seek Putin Achilles' heel on Ukraine

US, Europe seek to find elusive pressure points on Putin over Russia's actions in Ukraine

Monday - 07/28/2014, 05:40am EDT

Obama: US worried about worsening Gaza conditions

Obama tells Netanyahu US is worried about worsening conditions in Gaza, civilian deaths

Monday - 07/28/2014, 05:00am EDT

APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

APNewsBreak: Lawmakers reach tentative deal on plan to improve health care for veterans

Monday - 07/28/2014, 04:02am EDT

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff to Tunisia as security deteriorates in Tripoli

Monday - 07/28/2014, 02:26am EDT

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Gaza war rages as Hamas, Israel exchange fire despite truce pledges ahead of Muslim holiday

Monday - 07/28/2014, 02:19am EDT


Monday - 07/28/2014, 12:03am EDT

US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

US has not been able to show Russian government was involved in downing of airliner

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

Lawmakers in both parties gripe about poor, disjointed White House outreach to Congress

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 05:02pm EDT
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