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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

Obama expands US response to Ebola epidemic as doctor who survived says no time to waste

Updated 00 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State group in Iraq, Syria

Updated 00 minutes, 41 seconds ago

No welfare for weed under House bill

House bill aims to prevent welfare recipients from spending gov't payments on marijuana

Updated 00 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Congress approves inflation increase for veterans

Congress approves inflation increase for veterans receiving disability, other benefits

Updated 00 minutes, 44 seconds ago

Financial markets awaiting any Fed signal on rates

Financial markets watching for 2 words as clues to Fed's intentions on rates

Updated 05 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as US partners

Top US general says half of Iraq's army unsuitable to partner with US against Islamic State

Updated 05 minutes, 32 seconds ago

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Plan to cut food stamps thwarted by states, only 4 states to see reductions

Updated 05 minutes, 38 seconds ago

World stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed statement

World stocks higher on hopes Fed won't speed up rate hikes timetable, China stimulus reports

Updated 06 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

Senator to introduce legislation to eliminate NFL's tax-exempt status because of Redskins name

Updated 06 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Benghazi select committee holding 1st open hearing

First open hearing of Benghazi select committee to focus on steps to improve embassy security

Updated 12 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Obama: Ebola one day, extremist threat the next

A taxing time for Obama: From Ebola to Islamic extremists to Ukraine in quick succession

Updated 12 minutes, 41 seconds ago

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to carry astronauts to space station by 2017 in $6.8 billion deal

Updated 46 minutes, 38 seconds ago

House passes bill to oversee VA hospital building

House bill would require outside oversight of VA to cut delays, costs in building hospitals

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:20am EDT

Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors

A risky bet on Alibaba? China's economic growth has left most stock investors behind

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:18am EDT

Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

Congress says safety agency should have found faulty GM ignition switches in 2007

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:24am EDT

Rally for Dave Brat to feature Sen. Jeff Sessions

Rally for Dave Brat to feature Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, radio host Laura Ingraham

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:20am EDT

Asian stocks higher on China stimulus reports

Asian stock markets higher on reports China central bank adding liquidity to state banks

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:20am EDT

Questions, answers about Senate race in Kansas

Questions, answers about Democrat's attempt to get off ballot for Senate race in Kansas

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:20am EDT

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

AP Interview: Justice Department selects researchers to study racial bias in policing

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:20am EDT

Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

Obama declares Ebola a global threat, outlines response _ but will it be enough and in time?

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:16am EDT

Senators chide freight railroads on delays

Senators tell railroads they need to do more to fix widespread freight shipment delays

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Senior Americans burdened with student debt

Education debt not just for the young _ seniors increasingly struggle to pay back loans

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 10:24pm EDT
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