04/24/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first U.S.-approved alternative to the pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas HPV test to detect the human...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/24/14 02:50 PM
Bob Dole, the former Republican presidential nominee and Senate floor leader, gets a glowing 2,000 words in the Washington Post this week, as he makes peace with old rivals, tours his old state, and bashes the conservatives in his party. One word that never appears among those 2000 words:...
04/24/14 02:45 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal system.
04/24/14 02:45 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After months of deliberation over what to do with Oregon's botched online health exchange, an advisory panel on Thursday recommended that the state drop its trouble-plagued online health exchange for private policies and have Oregonians instead shop for them on the...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/24/14 02:43 PM
A State Department spokeswoman acknowledged “some bumps in the road” but said the U.S. remains committed to America-led peace talks after Israelis pulled out of them indefinitely on Thursday. The Israeli government early Thursday afternoon said they had suspended the negotiations in...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/24/14 02:43 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry recently blamed the Israelis for the lack of progress in peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, but Israel ended the negotiations after Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agreed to form a government with a terrorist organization determined to destroy the Jewish...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/24/14 02:22 PM
U.S. Government and Business are a team, competing against other countries in the Export Olympics. That's one theme of the day at the Export-Import Bank annual conference. Ex-Im subsidizes U.S. exports, and the agency's charter expires this fall -- setting the stage for a contentious...
By David M. Drucker | 04/24/14 01:59 PM
In an April 24 letter to President Obama, nearly two dozen Senate Republicans express concern that the purpose of the Homeland Security's “enforcement review” is to loosen the standards for deporting illegal immigrants and weaken border security.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/24/14 01:57 PM
Should the U.S. government be propping up state-owned enterprises overseas? Should the U.S. business lobby be lobbying for this dynamic?
04/24/14 01:31 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 27 people and wounding scores of others, an activist group said. The airstrikes came as another Syrian lawmaker announced his candidacy for June presidential election,...
By Sean Lengell | 04/24/14 01:16 PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed new restrictions to regulate electronic cigarettes, including banning their sale to minors. The move is aimed at extending government oversight to the new and mostly unregulated industry.
04/24/14 01:15 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — An American journalist who was held by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine for several days says he has been released and is in good condition. Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News told The Associated Press in a brief call Thursday that he had been freed and was heading to Donetsk,...
By Susan Crabtree. | 04/24/14 01:06 PM
A White House official condemned an attack at an American-run Christian hospital in Kabul on Thursday that killed three American medical staff members and wounded several others. “The United States condemns the attack today in Kabul that killed three Americans working to provide health care...
By Darlene Superville | 04/24/14 01:03 PM
Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Kansas in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.
By Paul Bedard | 04/24/14 01:01 PM
First lady Michelle Obama took her campaign to help veterans find jobs to Fort Campbell, Ky.., Wednesday where she said that most Americans don't know much about the military. Following comments from Jill Biden, the vice president's wife and Obama's teammate in helping veterans, she noted that...
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