The House of Representatives voted to give Congress greater power to reject or approve Federal rules that the GOP has deemed “job-killers.”
The Senate rejected Democratic and Republican plans for extending the Social Security payroll tax cuts as the two parties continued to fight over a cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s plan for revitalizing the economy.
The Air Force dumped the incinerated partial remains of at least 274 American troops in a Virginia landfill, a number much higher than the military had originally acknowledged, records show.
There is an increasing amount of evidence that homegrown terrorists view military bases and personnel as high-value targets, lawmakers said prior to a joint session of the House and Senate Homeland Security Committees.
The U.S. drone that fell into Iran’s hands was part of a joint military-CIA reconnaissance operation.
President Barack Obama told a group of people gathered at a high school in Kansas that the growing gap between the rich and the poor in the U.S. was “the defining issue of our time.”
A number of Connecticut residents, including workers for the State, may have requested and received Federal emergency money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses following Hurricane Irene, despite the fact that their incomes disqualified them.
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) said that the billions of dollars in U.S. aid to Pakistan must come with conditions, as he suggested oversight for funding for the Asian country following the recent developments in the region.
The sluggish gas sales at home have forced American refineries to ship gasoline, diesel and other petroleum products elsewhere, helping to make the U.S. a net exporter of fuel.
The government announced that Medicare will finally allow its extensive claims database to be accessed by employers, insurance companies and consumer groups.