By Tim Mak | 12/09/13 06:58 PM
The Senate approved a 10-year extension of a ban on plastic guns Monday, but chose not to adopt Sen. Chuck Schumer's proposal to tighten rules on guns created with 3-D printers. "Science fiction has become a reality," the New York Democrat said of the evolving technology of 3-D printers, which...
By Byron York | 12/09/13 06:52 PM
From a distance of three and a half years, the events of March 23, 2010, the day President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, seem like something from another world. On that day, the Democrats who gathered in the East Room of the White House for the signing...
By Rebecca Berg | 12/09/13 06:47 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Wednesday will hold its first Washington fundraiser for Rep. Steve Daines, the Montana Republican running to fill the seat being vacated by longtime Democratic Sen. Max Baucus. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will be among those attending...
By Tim Mak | 12/09/13 06:41 PM
Republicans and Democrats working out the Pentagon's annual policy bill said Monday that they had reached an agreement on a stripped-down version of the bill over the Thanksgiving recess and presented it to their colleagues with one message: Take it or leave it. Leaders on the House and Senate...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/09/13 06:32 PM
President Obama on Monday touted the auto industry bailout as the U.S. government sold its remaining shares in General Motors (GM). “Today, that bet has paid off,” said Obama in a statement, heralding the government's $80 billion bailout of two of Detroit's “Big Three” carmakers....
12/09/13 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and British governments are creating a task force to target online child sexual exploitation. The initiative aims to work with the technology industry in both countries to help dismantle international pedophile networks. The two governments say they want to...
12/09/13 06:24 PM
As part of a global campaign to reform data collection, Google, Facebook, Apple and others said that concerns over national security should be weighed against individual rights.
12/09/13 06:03 PM
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12/09/13 06:01 PM
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12/09/13 06:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding extensive influence over America's economy and politics, according to new survey data. These "new rich," made up largely of older professionals, working married couples and more educated singles,...
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