1 hr ago | Seattle Times
Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday.
1 hr ago | Seattle Times
U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner says he is resigning from Congress effective in August to take a post with the University of Alabama system.
2 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.
2 hrs ago | Click2Houston
The Internal Revenue Service official overseeing the unit that targeted conservative groups for several years beginning in the spring of 2010 has been placed on administrative leave, according to Congressional sources in both parties.
3 hrs ago | Canada.com
President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen, where a leadership upheaval has improved the country's security but not eliminated the terrorist organization trying to recruit jihadists.
4 hrs ago | News Times
House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters' questions on the issue.
4 hrs ago | CNN
Julian Zapata Espinoza pled guilty Thursday to the 2011 killing of a U.S. immigration agent and the attempted murder of another.
5 hrs ago | Seattle Times
The chairman of the Senate Energy Committee says a website partially funded by the oil and gas industry is a constructive tool that could be used by federal regulators in requiring public disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
6 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.
7 hrs ago | Talking Points Memo
The amendment by Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to clarify that states can require the labels.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Times
The Obama administration wants another round. But the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee passed a bill Thursday to block any base closings in the U.S. Republican Robert Wittman of Virginia is the subcommittee chairman.
7 hrs ago | CBS Local
President Barack Obama says he will nominate Katherine Archuleta, a former top campaign aide, as director of the Office of Personnel Management.
8 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Katie Thomas sorts through debris at a friend's tornado-ravaged day care on Tuesday, one day after a huge tornado flattened entire neighborhoods in Moore, Okla.
9 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Remember that Obama campaign ad featuring Mitt Romney singing "America the Beautiful" to scenes of Caribbean islands where the GOP nominee had invested some of his considerable wealth? So do Republican senators who plan to question Commerce Secretary nominee Penny Pritzker about her own off-shore assets at a confirmation hearing today, a ... (more)
9 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines
On the day of Anthony Weiner's first official campaign stop, the governor of New York offered a scathing evaluation of the disgraced former congressman's bid for mayor.
10 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia
12 hrs ago | CBS Local
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand of New York addressed the latest case at West Point.
13 hrs ago | KMIZ
That's because four federal government agencies will be closed on Friday, including the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency and the White House Office of Management and Budget.
14 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Pakistani authorities once arrested an American citizen now known to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike in the country, but he escaped after being released on bail.