7:06 pm, December 18, 2014

Government News

US announces protections for transgender workers

Justice Department announces protections for transgender workers who allege discrimination

Updated 00 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Obama taps CIA No. 2 Haines for White House job

Obama taps CIA No. 2 Avril Haines for key White House national security job

Updated 00 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Delaware officials celebrate national park

Officials celebrate federal approval of national park for Delaware, last state to get 1

Updated 00 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Obama calls in to Massachusetts governor's show

'Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville' among last callers to Massachusetts governor's show

Updated 00 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

Companies on high alert as Sony hacking puts focus on corporate cybersecurity flaws

Updated 02 minutes, 31 seconds ago

Dow industrials have their best day in three years

US stocks surge for a second day after Fed's rate pledge; Dow soars more than 400 points

Updated 06 minutes, 45 seconds ago

A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

In a post-election flurry, Obama testing his powers and setting an activist course

Updated 06 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

Timeline of key events in the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

Updated 06 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Top Islamic militants killed; more US troops going to Iraq

Top Islamic State leaders killed; more US troops heading to Iraq in a couple of weeks

Updated 14 minutes, 01 seconds ago

Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

What's next on Cuba, step by step: Ending a half-century of hostility won't happen overnight

Updated 14 minutes, 17 seconds ago

President signs legislation ending Nazi benefit checks

Obama signs bill blocking benefits for Nazi war crimes suspects after swift action by Congress

Updated 14 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy

Obama's new policy on Cuba unlikely to be stopped by Congress despite some strong objections

Updated 14 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Obama raises concerns over crackdown with el-Sissi

Obama raises concerns over Egyptian crackdowns on dissent in call with el-Sissi

Updated 17 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Obama waives sanctions authority despite new law

Obama signs Russia sanctions bill but won't impose new penalties outlined in legislation

Updated 18 minutes, 40 seconds ago

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

NASA's Orion spacecraft back home in Florida after test flight

Updated 28 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Sony emails show a studio ripe for hacking

Sony emails reveal loose use of passwords and IDs, ripe for hacking

Updated 54 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Report: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

Review panel calls for outsider to lead Secret Service, more personnel and training

Updated 1 hours, 16 minutes ago

Contractors ill-equipped for secret Cuba programs

US used untrained contractors for secret 'Cuban Twitter' and other programs to stir dissent

Updated 1 hours, 24 minutes ago

AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP IMPACT: At least 786 kids die of abuse or neglect under watch of child protective services

Updated 1 hours, 24 minutes ago

Obama signs bill to sanction Venezuelan officials

Obama signs bill to sanction Venezuelan officials for crackdown on anti-government protesters

Updated 1 hours, 46 minutes ago
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