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The Administration of President Barack Obama is weighing options for significant new cuts to the U.S. nuclear force, including a potential 80 percent reduction in the number of deployed weapons.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made her first appearance since her department announced the new rule that mandates the provision of female contraception, as she defended the move as legally sound before lawmakers in Washington.
The number of people who are seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest point in roughly four years last week, the latest sign that the job market in the U.S. is steadily improving.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that he expects to finalize an $8.3 billion taxpayer-backed loan for two new nuclear reactors in Georgia, setting up another battle in Washington over the government’s investments in energy-related projects.
In a move that supporters called a milestone for civil rights, the State Senate in New Jersey passed a bill to recognize same-sex marriages, a move that Governor Chris Christie has promised to veto.
President Barack Obama unveiled a $3.8 trillion election-year Federal budget that is loaded with tax increases, deficits and hundreds of billions of dollars in new stimulus spending.
The U.S. government is looking for software that can mine social media sites to predict everything from future terrorist attacks to foreign uprisings.
White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew announced that the Administration of Barack Obama has no plans to compromise further on its mandate that requires all employer-based healthcare plans provide women with free contraceptives.
President Barack Obama told supporters at a fundraiser that the public “readily accepts” the efforts by his Administration to grant equal rights to gay citizens.
The past decade has seen women in the U.S. military serve valiantly on the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the Pentagon will soon recommend to Congress that these Americans be allowed to serve in jobs closer to the front lines.