3 hrs ago | Journal and Courier
The cruise industry said Wednesday that it's adopting a passenger bill of rights that guarantees the 'safety, comfort and care' of guests.
3 hrs ago | Seattle Times
The Pentagon has decided to buy a new computerized health records system to be able to better share and merge its data with the Department of Veterans Affairs, but officials cautioned that it was part of a "long-term modernization" effort and would not help ease the backlog in VA disability claims.
7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a favourite among liberals for her forceful advocacy for consumers and criticisms of the financial industry, has a book deal.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the food stamp program is administered by the Agriculture Department and federal dollars are unlimited as long as recipients qualify.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Times
A key House committee chairman on Wednesday sharply criticized a wide-ranging immigration bill just passed by a Senate committee, underscoring the difficulties ahead as the politically volatile measure moves forward in a divided Congress.
10 hrs ago | KFVS12
The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen.
12 hrs ago | USA Today
There she is ... Senator Miss America? Former Miss America Heather French Henry is being encouraged to run for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
12 hrs ago | CBS Local
The current food stamp program is administered by the Agriculture Department and federal dollars are unlimited as long as recipients qualify.
16 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
23, 2011 file photo, Mattaponi tribe members hold a deer presented by Mattaponi Chief Carl Custalow as Gov.
21 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport
As Congress debates legalizing about 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, immigration advocates are pushing plans they say will open the asylum process for thousands of more people who flee persecution in their home countries.
21 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville
Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take action to close loopholes or reform the law.
21 hrs ago | Canada.com
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said at Bait Al Baraka in Muscat, Oman, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Tuesday he will put on hold about 20 applications to export liquefied natural gas until he reviews studies by the Energy Department and others on what impact the exports would have on domestic natural gas supplies and prices.
Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
The vote by the Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday marked the first time that lawmakers have backed the aggressive military step of arming vetted opposition forces.
As the Senate Judiciary Committee continues to hammer out a comprehensive immigration reform bill, some raise concern over the LGBT amendments that would positively impact thousands of same-sex couples, but could also simultaneously jeopardize the measure.
A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved - and disable it remotely.
Tom Coburn says that any additional federal aid to help tornado victims and to rebuild devastated areas of his state should be financed with cuts to other programs in the government's $3.6 trillion budget.