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2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
House Republicans abruptly abandoned a bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down sufficient conservative support.
6 hrs ago | New York Post
CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.
9 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco
Senator Barbara Boxer supports the proposal, saying it would save and improve thousands of lives.
13 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
For a half-hour or so, Republican Sen. Thad Cochran will be in the same place and talk to the same crowd as Democratic rival Travis Childers.
Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues Wednesday in calling for some U.S. military aid to Ukraine after receiving a closed-door briefing from senior Obama administration officials.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in a prisoner swap with the Taliban two months ago, will meet next week with the senior Army officer investigating the circumstances of his capture in Afghanistan, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators.
The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish.
As the U.S. Highway Trust Fund skids toward an August 1 money shortage, the Senate decided Tuesday to keep the issue in limbo at least a day or two more.
A report to be released Wednesday from the office of Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a critic of the for-profit education industry who chairs the Senate Education Committee, finds that for-profit colleges received $1.7 billion in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits in the 2012-2013 school term.
This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The bill represents the latest step in fulfilling a January promise by President Barack Obama to end the NSA's collection of domestic calling records.
The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at... By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay ... (more)
President Obama's team issued a report Tuesday saying that climate change will damage the long-term unless it is checked in the short-term.
A deal is being struck to reform the embattled Veterans Affairs Department. Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders called it a compromise effort aimed at reducing unacceptably long wait times for vets at VA health clinics.
Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of Arts around her neck and revealed, "I had a little crush on her back in the day."
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 03:44 pm
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