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Government News

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic State group

Updated 00 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

Questions and answers as bird flu spreads to chicken farms, taking biggest toll yet

Updated 00 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

Some Muslims, activists cast suspicious eye on federal effort to stem homegrown radicalization

Updated 06 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Senate nears votes on trafficking bill, Loretta Lynch

Senate nears votes on human trafficking bill, Loretta Lynch attorney general nomination

Updated 17 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Obama plans reception for overhaul of Medicare payment plan

Obama to hold reception for lawmakers saluting overhaul of Medicare payment system

Updated 18 minutes, 28 seconds ago

FBI, Justice pledge review after flawed hair analysis

FBI, Justice Dept. acknowledge flawed testimony on hair analysis; commit to review of cases

Updated 18 minutes, 29 seconds ago

Mideast security top topic for Obama, Emirates crown prince

Obama, crown prince of United Arab Emirates discuss Middle East violence, Yemen and Iran

Updated 18 minutes, 31 seconds ago

US to send Ukraine $18 million in food, health, shelter aid

US to send Ukraine $18 million in food, health, shelter aid, Biden tells Poroshenko

Updated 26 minutes, 21 seconds ago

NRC staff set Q&A on Surry nuclear power plant for April 28

NRC staff schedule April 28 open house on inspection of Surry nuclear power plant

Updated 36 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics

Senators sponsor bill requiring review of ingredients used in cosmetics, personal-care items

Updated 36 minutes, 32 seconds ago

US warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons

US warship heading to Yemeni waters prepared to block Iranian weapons shipments

Updated 1 hours, 20 minutes ago

Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

Obama's health care law allows states to get waivers from some divisive requirements come 2017

Updated 1 hours, 36 minutes ago

Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measure

Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget bill giving Republicans chance to assault 'Obamacare'

Updated 1 hours, 44 minutes ago

Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

Federal agency proposes removing most of world's humpback whales from endangered species list

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 02:50am EDT

Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

Witnesses to WWII: 70 years later, Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa schoolgirl wrestle with legacy of war

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 01:00am EDT

US to announce decision for Nevada, California sage grouse

Interior Secretary Jewell to announce listing decision for sage grouse in Nevada, California

Monday - 04/20/2015, 11:49pm EDT

Californian arrested for trying to scale White House fence

Secret Service arrests California man for attempting to scale White House fence

Monday - 04/20/2015, 08:28pm EDT

High court rejects Wisconsin appeal over tribal night hunts

Supreme Court turns away Wisconsin's appeal over tribal night deer hunting

Monday - 04/20/2015, 08:28pm EDT

Environmentalists contest broadened use of new herbicide

Environmentalists contest EPA's decision to allow 9 more states to use new herbicide version

Monday - 04/20/2015, 08:00pm EDT
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