07/22/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs. The court ruled in favor of the state of Arizona in the case of Joseph Wood, who was convicted of murder in...
By Mark Flatten | 07/22/14 06:56 PM
Both Republicans and Democrats endorsed the nomination and said they are certain McDonald will be confirmed by the full Senate as the next head of the VA.
By Sean Lengell | 07/22/14 06:38 PM
In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.
By Ed Sykes | 07/22/14 06:06 PM
"The VA is in crisis. The veterans are in need. There is much to do. But I can think of no higher calling," the president's pick for Veterans Affairs secretary said Tuesday.
07/22/14 06:05 PM
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world...
By Philip Klein | 07/22/14 05:54 PM
Earlier Tuesday, the U.S. District Court of Appeals ruled that health insurance subsidies in 36 states were illegal because the text of Obamacare limited subsidies to those states that set up their own exchanges.
07/22/14 05:49 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than a dozen civilians en route to a Shiite shrine in the final days of the Islamic holy month. At least 13 people killed in the attack were...
By Becket Adams | 07/22/14 05:39 PM
Thousands of unaccompanied minors have in recent months swarmed the U.S.-Mexico border, overwhelming U.S. border agents and raising many serious questions about national security interests.
By Blake Seitz | 07/22/14 05:21 PM
Deficit hawks like to say that reckless government spending is mortgaging our children's future. Rarely do they capture this as vividly as Republican Rep. Kristi Noem of South Dakota.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/22/14 05:19 PM
A storage facility in Afghanistan's Helmand province with a price tag of $2.89 million "has never been used," according to an internal government watchdog.
07/22/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: Intel suggests Malaysia plane shot down by separatists, no link to Russia found.
By Washington Examiner | 07/22/14 05:11 PM
It was a long-awaited ruling, and it was a doozy.
By Ashe Schow | 07/22/14 05:10 PM
A forthcoming study will determine how many women in the U.S. have undergone female genital mutilation and how many girls are at risk of having the procedure done to them.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/22/14 05:05 PM
When the administration lost an Obamacare case in federal court Tuesday, the insurance companies lost as well.
By Ashe Schow | 07/22/14 04:50 PM
Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings between 2011 and 2012 -- when the Veterans Affairs scandal was starting to heat up.
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