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3 hrs ago | Washington Square News
An article published in the Dec. 2 edition of The International New York Times has rejuvenated discussions about the value of the humanities in the landscape of higher education.
Should prostitution be legalized?
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Alejandro Mayorkas, President Obama's nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testifies July 25 on Capitol Hill.
12 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Early in March 2001, newly retired and feisty, I wrote to my Congressman from Manhattan.
16 hrs ago | News Max
Despite the president's assertions that GOP critics of Obamacare haven't offered anything better, Republicans have in fact put forward alternatives aimed at not only repealing the flawed law but also fixing many of its shortcomings.
Wavering support from Republican leadership is threatening to derail a fast-track plan to pass a National Defense Authorization Act before the House leaves town Friday, a maneuver that would spare members the embarrassment of being the rare Congress that fails to pass the measure before year's end.
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security Committee have decided to push ahead with confirmation of President Obama's nominee for the No.
Created to safeguard the nation, the Department of Homeland Security is instead having difficulty ensuring its own computers are protected from hacking and cybersecurity breaches, a new report says.
When the government shutdown ended on October 16, Congress was given the opportunity to produce an agreement on the fiscal year 2014 Budget Resolution by December 13. But the odds are against a "grand bargain," as it is likely that the negotiations will once again stall on the issue of raising taxes or cutting entitlements.
A new report from its own Inspector General notes that the US Department of Homeland Security - the government division ostensibly responsible for ensuring cybersecurity throughout the nation - itself suffers from serious cyber-vulnerabilities.
For the past dozen years, Oklahoma government and groups have spent more than $70 million in federal money on a marriage program originally aimed at reducing the state's high divorce rate in hopes of fighting poverty.
The National Park Service administers the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, which provides $286,000 annually in grants "to support the preservation of the most significant and representative historic Route 66 buildings, structures, road segments, and cultural landscapes in the eight states through which the route passes."