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Government News

Moelis & Co. names Cantor as vice chairman

Moelis & Co. names ex-congressman Cantor as vice chairman, managing director; will join board

Updated 54 minutes, 54 seconds ago

Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

7 years later, the memory of death and destruction in Baghdad's Nisoor Square fades

Updated 56 minutes, 20 seconds ago

US military attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

In an attack that felt like 'an earthquake,' US forces hit Islamic extremists in Somalia

Updated 56 minutes, 59 seconds ago

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

For Obama, West's inability to stop Russian advances clouds reassurance message in the Baltics

Updated 57 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

Common Core bickering heats up as standards take effect; buyer's remorse hits policymakers?

Updated 58 minutes, 47 seconds ago

50-state look at how Common Core playing out in US

Common Core standards adopted by some states, rejected, repealed by others as debate continues

Updated 58 minutes, 54 seconds ago

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

An election of contradictions: Sour electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Updated 59 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms

For Obama, a midterm strategy that seeks to do no harm to Democrats in tough races

Updated 59 minutes, 13 seconds ago

US military targets extremists in Somalia

US military forces conduct operation against Islamic extremists in Somalia

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:20am EDT

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

Marines helicopter with 25 aboard crashes in Gulf of Aden; all aboard rescued

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:20am EDT

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

Obama vows to stay on the case for minimum wage boost, with economy 'revving'

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:54am EDT

US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

Fearing Russian invasion of Alaska, US in '50s secretly trained locals as 'stay-behind' agents

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:34am EDT

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

Islamic State fighters eyeing attacks beyond Iraq and inside US, lawmakers say

Monday - 09/01/2014, 10:00pm EDT

McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit

McDaniel delays announcement on whether he'll seek new life for lawsuit over Miss. Senate loss

Monday - 09/01/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

Obama gives Congress official notice he OK'd airstrikes against Islamic State militants

Monday - 09/01/2014, 06:00pm EDT

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

Monday - 09/01/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

Obama's pre-election delay on immigration throws lawmakers on both sides off balance

Monday - 09/01/2014, 10:30am EDT

5 things to know about House races

5 things to know about House races this fall as GOP looks to add to its majority

Monday - 09/01/2014, 09:46am EDT

US welcomes EU decision on Russia

US welcomes European leaders' decision to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia

Monday - 09/01/2014, 05:30am EDT

5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters

Military officials say 5 US airstrikes hit Islamic State forces near Iraq's Mosul Dam

Monday - 09/01/2014, 04:40am EDT
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