By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 04:16 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that nuclear waste could safely be stored on site indefinitely. The new rule also lifted a two-year moratorium on new licensing.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 04:01 PM
What do you get when you combine Al Gore, climate change and a Bob Dylan quote? A Democratic National Committee fundraising email.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/26/14 03:23 PM
The top Republican on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs panel said President Obama's executive actions "fall far short," of what is needed to fix the troubled agency, which has been plagued by scandal and mismanagement in recent months.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/26/14 03:13 PM
A campaign ad, called "Emergency Response," features scary music, zombie movie-style shaky camerawork and an ominous voice-over saying "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola."
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 02:30 PM
The effects of climate change will grow more severe as greenhouse gas emissions rise, according to a draft United Nations report.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 01:40 PM
President Obama on Tuesday insisted that his administration has improved access to medical care at beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, telling veterans that the White House would not sweep aside chronically ignored health care problems.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 01:10 PM
President Obama pledged Tuesday that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria would pay the price for the beheading of an American journalist but also warned against military overreach as he faces calls for a broader campaign of airstrikes in the Middle East.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/26/14 12:59 PM
"As a matter of U.S. policy, we have not recognized Assad as the leader in Syria," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. "There are no plans to change that policy and there are no plans to coordinate with the Assad regime."
By Rebecca Berg | 08/26/14 10:49 AM
"I'm the mother of a nine-year old and a six-year old and I want a better future," Ayotte says in the ad. "I support Scott Brown because I know that he's for fiscal responsibility, accountable government and, finally, a health care plan that works for all of us."
By David M. Drucker | 08/26/14 10:18 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan said in an interview on Monday that he favors limiting the home mortgage tax deduction to "middle income people" but opposes curbing deductions for contributions to charity.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 08:44 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency hasn't made available key data used to craft its twin proposals to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing power plants, 13 Republican attorneys general said.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 08:39 AM
President Obama on Tuesday will use a speech at the American Legion National Convention to trumpet a reduction in the disability claims backlog at government hospitals.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/26/14 08:25 AM
For now, the Obama administration is fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Iraq, but not Syria. But the administration seems to be suggesting it's open to the possibility.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/26/14 08:23 AM
Talk of the move has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers who are concerned about U.S. companies using mergers with companies in lower-tax jurisdictions to lower their U.S. tax payments.
By Brian Hughes | 08/25/14 08:59 PM
Though the president will tout the VA bill recently passed by Congress, his speech to the American Legion is likely to raise questions about still-unresolved issues in the department.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14
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