1:09 am, April 16, 2014

Government News

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

Updated 1 hours, 01 minutes ago

Obama has silent moment for Boston bombing

Obama observes moment of silence at White House for Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

Updated 1 hours, 01 minutes ago

Former Army sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

Obama to award Medal of Honor to former Army sergeant for actions in Afghanistan

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

US backs Ukraine military action in east region

US backs Ukraine military action against pro-Russian uprising in east region

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks

Yellen says rules might need to be strengthened further to bolster largest banks

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

5 Things to Know about Tax Day

5 Things to Know about Tax Day

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

Frustrated immigration activists urge Obama to curb deportations, warning of political peril

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:54pm EDT

Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

Obama tells faith leaders he won't change immigration laws while Hill action still possible

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:54pm EDT

Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

Holder to deliver remarks in tribute to victims of shooting at Jewish sites in Overland Park

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:20pm EDT

Obama congratulates UConn on NCAA dominance

Obama congratulates UConn men's, women's basketball teams for winning NCAA tournaments

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Could police have averted the Boston bombings?

If triple killing had been solved, some say, Boston Marathon bombing could have been averted

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Report finds faults in US housing effort in Haiti

USAID audit finds fault with Washington's effort to house Haitians after 2010 earthquake

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:50pm EDT

US eyes more action against Russia if talks fail

US eyes new round of sanctions against Russia, but not before this week's talks in Geneva

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Obama cuts sentence with typo, plans more clemency

Obama commutes sentence made longer because of typo, seeks more worthy clemency petitions

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Report projects health care costs to dip slightly

New CBO report projects costs of health care program to dip slightly

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Militia leader pleads guilty to ID theft

Minnesota militia leader accused of stealing data from Fort Bragg pleads guilty to ID theft

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:48pm EDT

People with old Social Security debts get reprieve

Social Security suspends program that seized tax refunds to recoup decade-old overpayments

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:42pm EDT

W.Va. man accused of threatening US senator

W.Va. man indicted on 4 federal counts, accused of threatening to kill US Sen. Manchin

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Court upholds EPA emission standards

Appeals court rejects state and industry challenges to EPA mercury standards for power plants

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:08pm EDT
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