5:00 pm, July 29, 2014

Government News

Man pleads guilty to stealing 2,000 postal carts

Maryland an pleads guilty to stealing 2,000 postal carts, selling them for scrap

Updated 56 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

Will money keep flowing for America's highways and bridges? Senate to vote as deadline nears

Updated 56 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

White House, privacy groups like Leahy's version better than a House bill

Updated 56 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

Lawmakers seek $225M for Israel's Iron Dome before monthlong break, get bogged down on process

Updated 56 minutes, 53 seconds ago

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

House Republicans set Thursday vote on $659 million bill for border crisis

Updated 56 minutes, 55 seconds ago

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

Strong demand for hepatitis C drug despite an outcry over its $1,000-per-pill cost

Updated 57 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Senate confirms new VA secretary; vote looms on $17B measure to reform VA health care

Updated 57 minutes, 18 seconds ago

Safety board finds fault in derailment, response

US safety board finds problems leading up to New Jersey train derailment, emergency response

Updated 57 minutes, 21 seconds ago

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

APNewsBreak: Defense Department to oversee probe of plagiarism claims against US senator

Updated 57 minutes, 22 seconds ago

Democrats have million-dollar day on impeachment

Impeachment chatter helps Democrats' campaign committee raise $1M on unlikely scenario

Updated 57 minutes, 24 seconds ago

House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

House panel votes to condemn Obama for Bergdahl-Taliban swap, failure to notify Congress

Updated 57 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Govt fails to vet chemical plants with terror risk

Investigators: Government failed to inspect thousands of chemical plants with high terror risk

Updated 57 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

Obama to announce new US sanctions on Russia from the White House

Updated 57 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Bill to sanction Venezuela takes step forward

US bill to sanction Venezuelan officials takes surmounts obstacle as senator drops objections

Updated 57 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Fed is weighing key issues but may reveal little

Fed weighs key questions this week on reversing its low-rate policies but may reveal little

Updated 58 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Strip club endorses Democratic pastor for Congress

Strip club endorses Democratic pastor from Arizona in a close race for Congress

Updated 58 minutes, 23 seconds ago

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

FAA's restrictions on use of small drones imperil academic research, professors say

Updated 58 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

Across US, opponents and supporters call power-plant pollution rules too much or too little

Updated 03 minutes, 34 seconds ago

Lawmakers employ gimmicks to pay for highway funds

Lawmakers employ gimmicks to replenish highway, transit trust funds

Updated 11 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Tribes support changing feds' recognition process

East Coast Indian tribes support Interior Dept. plan to relax federal recognition process

Updated 1 hours, 11 minutes ago
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