By Brian Hughes | 07/28/14 02:38 PM
The White House took aim Monday at newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, mocking the Louisiana Republican's criticism of President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request to address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/28/14 02:35 PM
The Social Security disability trust fund is only two years away from exhaustion, Social Security's Board of Trustees announced Monday, while saying that Medicare's finances appear to have strengthened, thanks to slowing growth in the cost of health care.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/28/14 02:22 PM
Hundreds of thousands of sophisticated U.S. military weapons given to the Afghan military are missing and may be in the hands of the Taliban, according to a government watchdog.
07/28/14 02:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — CORRECTS: FAA proposes $12M fine against Southwest for flying planes without proper repairs.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/28/14 02:07 PM
House and Senate negotiators have unveiled a $17 billion plan to overhaul the way the nation's veterans obtain medical care, including a $10 billion provision to privatize services to help shorten long wait times.
By Ashe Schow | 07/28/14 02:01 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that she knows how difficult it is "to be the leader of a relatively small country."
By Blake Seitz | 07/28/14 02:00 PM
After a meeting Friday with the presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose nationals have flooded the U.S.-Mexico border in hope that they will be allowed to stay, President Obama again gave those mostly-underaged immigrants hope in a speech designed to discourage them from trying...
07/28/14 01:45 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prime minister says Israelis must be ready 'for a long campaign' in Gaza Strip.
By Steve Doty | 07/28/14 01:09 PM
Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie met over the weekend for the first debate in the 2014 Virginia Senate race.
By Philip Klein | 07/28/14 12:35 PM
A Facebook page calling for the death of Israeli Jews does not violate the social network's "community standards," according to multiple messages sent by Facebook in response to user complaints.
07/28/14 12:32 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity." The U.N. chief accused Israeli Prime...
07/28/14 12:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare hospital fund to stay solvent until 2030, four years later than previous estimate.
07/28/14 12:30 PM
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — NY parolee convicted of murder in shooting of police officer, carjacking victim on Long Island.
07/28/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income customers The deal...
By Washington Examiner News Staff | 07/28/14 11:13 AM
Hugo Gurdon, editor in chief of The Hill, has been hired as editorial director of the Washington Examiner.
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