By Andrew Taylor | 03/03/14 08:32 AM
The budget gurus in Congress have failed for years to find a grand bargain to reduce the government's long-term debt, so this year they decided to go small. Just 1 percentage point would be shaved from the annual cost-of-living increase in military pensions for veterans under age 62.
03/02/14 05:26 PM
PEREVALNE, Ukraine — Warning that it was "on the brink of disaster," Ukraine put its military on high alert Sunday and appealed for international help to avoid what it feared was the possibility of a wider invasion by Russia. Outrage over Russia's military moves mounted in world capitals,...
03/02/14 05:04 PM
A senator who's led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand thinks the vote will come this week and she believes the measure will get the...
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 04:47 PM
There was a high-level meeting at the White House Saturday after Russia's parliament gave President Vladimir Putin the military go-ahead to protect Russian interests in neighboring Ukraine.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:42 PM
A Canadian company has obtained shipping commitments from oil companies to use the largest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to transport North Dakota crude.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:39 PM
While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:37 PM
The Wisconsin state Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on Gov. Scott Walker's proposed property and income tax cut plan.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:34 PM
Advocates for the home health care industry say the 14 percent cut in Medicare payments it will see over the next four years is unprecedented and could result in a loss of services for thousands of homebound seniors and disabled individuals in Oregon.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:28 PM
Organizing for Action, a group formed to back President Obama's agenda, has fired one of its fundraisers and acknowledged falling short of its standards as questions were raised Friday about whether the group solicited donations in exchange for access to Obama or White House officials.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:26 PM
A New York City doctor has pleaded guilty in a long-running bribes-for-test referrals scheme involving a northern New Jersey firm.
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