| May 15, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shineski said Thursday he's "mad as hell" over allegations of wrongdoing at VA facilities, but hisámeasured approach to fixing the problems did not appear to satisfy senators from both parties who grilled the retired Army...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
General Motors Co. has been fined $35 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation for waiting a decade to issue recalls for vehicles with faulty ignition switches that have been linked to 13 deaths.
The fine against the country's biggest car...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
While fighting in Korea, Staff Sgt. Dolores Nieves and other members of the 65th Infantry Regiment were known as Los Diablos de la Monta˝a, or Devils of the Mountain, for their ability to fling their enemies' grenades back at them before they detonated....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After a morning media blitz by Comcast to announce its plans to buy Time Warner Cable, the companies now face the arduous task of selling it to D.C. regulators over the howls of protest from media watchdog orgs.
While Comcast's policy chief David L....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Five U.S. senators have sent a letter to FCC chairman Tom Wheeler in which they call on him to "act with expediency" to come up with a plan after the D.C. Circuit Court overturned the agency's Net neutrality rules last month.
The Democratic senators --...
| Jan 26, 2014
The most important person in the U.S.-Iran nuclear negotiations right now may be Harry Reid, the Senate Democratic leader from Searchlight, Nev.
Two weeks ago, President Obama's nuclear diplomacy was in trouble, but not because of anything Iran was...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:17 PM
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Orphan Black Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) gets a...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Obama administration is facing a liberal revolt in the Senate over two high-priority judicial nominations, potentially jeopardizing its push to shape the federal judiciary in advance of the midterm congressional election.
The disputes, which involve...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:52 PM
President Obama's controversial pick for a federal judgeship in Georgia told senators that votes he cast as a state legislator would not be "indicative" of how he would decide cases, as he sought to win over Democrats skeptical of his record on civil...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Connecticut's recently enacted law on dealing with sexual assault on college campuses is a pioneering national model. But can it be made even better?
Yes, says U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal — and he's right about that.
| May 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Connecticut, long known for the excellence of its institutions of higher education, may now add another star to its banner: the country's strongest policies on dealing with campus sexual assaults.
Among its many provisions, the new measure (which should...