4:55 pm, May 30, 2015

Government News

Disagreement over impact if US surveillance laws do expire

US officials, civil libertarians disagree on possible consequences if surveillance laws lapse

Updated 01 minutes, 04 seconds ago

A look at the expiring surveillance provisions

A look at the expiring surveillance provisions

Updated 01 minutes, 25 seconds ago

Texas GOP moves to strip power from unit tied to Perry case

Texas Legislature votes to strip public corruption cases from unit tied to Perry indictment

Updated 05 minutes, 12 seconds ago

CBS' Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement

CBS' Bob Schieffer to host last 'Face the Nation' before retirement on Sunday

Updated 12 minutes, 33 seconds ago

Coast Guard defends cleanup response to California oil spill

Government defends cleanup effort after California oil spill amid criticism by lawmakers

Updated 12 minutes, 44 seconds ago

Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought

Pentagon says live anthrax shipments went to 24 labs in 11 states, 2 foreign countries

Updated 13 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Wisconsin governor: Obama power plant rule 'unworkable'

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his state won't comply with Obama climate change plan

Updated 13 minutes, 27 seconds ago

Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit

Obama administration urges skeptical federal judge to dismiss House GOP health care lawsuit

Updated 13 minutes, 31 seconds ago

NIH: Major study finds earlier HIV treatment improves health

NIH: Study finds treating HIV soon after diagnosis better than waiting until health declines

Updated 13 minutes, 33 seconds ago

McCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam

McCain: US should sell more defensive weapons to Vietnam in case of conflict with China

Updated 17 minutes, 02 seconds ago

US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

Soccer officials indicted in US corruption probe; 2018, 2022 World Cup votes also scrutinized

Updated 1 hours, 05 minutes ago

US, Iran hold 'intense' nuclear talks month before deadline

US, Iran nuclear meeting said to be 'at times intense'; questions over penalties, inspections

Updated 1 hours, 48 minutes ago

Russia's Putin shut out from G-7 meeting, but not much else

Russia's Putin off guest list for next G-7 meeting, but West limited in trying to isolate him

Updated 1 hours, 48 minutes ago

Impasse over China's island-building shows no sign of easing

With strong US criticism, standoff over China's island-building shows few signs of abating

Updated 1 hours, 49 minutes ago

Obama: 'Handful of senators' standing in way of Patriot Act

Obama: 'Handful of senators' standing in way of extension of Patriot Act provisions

Updated 1 hours, 49 minutes ago

FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide'

With Internet access increasingly seen as need, not luxury, FCC wants to help poor get online

Updated 1 hours, 49 minutes ago

Hastert rose to speakership among the scandals of others

Hastert's speakership began and ended amid the scandals of others

Saturday - 05/30/2015, 12:22pm EDT

Dover DNA lab to help ID Pearl Harbor remains

Dover DNA lab to help ID Pearl Harbor remains; officials expect high number of matches

Saturday - 05/30/2015, 12:17pm EDT

Latest US proposal for ethanol could have political fallout

EPA's ethanol goals unpopular with farm groups, could have political fallout in rural areas

Saturday - 05/30/2015, 12:08pm EDT

US high court: California county drug disposal law stands

US Supreme Court lets stand Northern California county's drug disposal law

Saturday - 05/30/2015, 11:30am EDT
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