Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena To Two Secret Service Agents - The Secret Service, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, is refusing to allow his committee to interview two agents involved in the investigation of a potential bomb near the White House.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:57:00 -0400
Federal Judge Says South Dakota Officials Violated Native American Families' Rights - Two of the state's largest tribes win class action lawsuit alleging that the state routinely put their children in foster care without due process
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:26:56 -0400
Supreme Court Deals Medicaid Blow To Doctors And Health Companies - The court ruled Tuesday that private Medicaid providers cannot sue to force states to raise reimbursement rates in the face of rising medical costs.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:38:00 -0400
Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans - Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their "debt strike" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:36:00 -0400
Lufthansa Says It Knew Of Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz's Depression - Prosecutors say Lubitz deliberately crashed his plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps last week. Lufthansa said he had informed them in 2009 of a "previous depressive episode."
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:22:00 -0400
Despite Criticism, Arkansas Passes Religious Freedom Bill - The measure is similar to the controversial law passed by Indiana. Gov. Asa Hutchinson had previously said he would sign the bill into law.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:18:00 -0400
Watchdog Groups File Complaints Against Likely Candidates - Two liberal groups say some politicians have crossed the legal line that defines a candidacy in campaign finance law, even though they haven't declared anything yet.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:55:00 -0400
Advice For Trevor Noah From The 'Jon Stewart Of South Africa' - The Daily Show isn't the only fake news show around. South Africa has Late Nite News, starring comedian Loyiso Gola. We asked him how he feels about Noah's new job â€” and what advice he has to offer.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:53:00 -0400
Supporters Work To Reclaim Legacy Of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno - A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:00 -0400
Media Mischief On April Fools' Day - When news organizations make fun of the news, it can be funny â€” or not.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:01:00 -0400
Tweeners Trust Peers More Than Adults When Judging Risks - We all tend to adjust our opinions based on what other people think. But young teenagers pay far more attention to other teens than they do to adults, a study finds. That explains a lot, doesn't it?
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:35:00 -0400
Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By Washington - Some of Washington's closest allies have signed on to a new Asian development bank. The U.S. opposes the bank, in part, because it presents a challenge to American influence in the Asia region.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:26:00 -0400
Obama Releases Frozen Military Aid To Egypt - Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:15:00 -0400
What The 2016 Hopefuls Are Saying About Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law - "This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs," said Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton tweeted: "Sad this new Indiana law can happen in America today."
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:10:00 -0400
The Revival Of Lamb Ham: A Colonial Tradition Renewed - British colonialists brought lamb ham to America, where a sugar-cured, smoked variety became popular. Easier-to-cure pork ham eventually took its place, but now two Virginians are bringing it back.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:52:00 -0400