A flurry of bipartisan deals could result in the passage of bills authorizing new spending well in excess of $1 trillion, The Hill reported Sunday, or members of Congress "could head home for the holidays empty-handed."
In an arbitrary ruling, a U.S. district judge has determined that 54 Colorado county sheriffs have no standing to join a lawsuit stating that two recent state laws violated the Second and 14th Amendments.
The Obama administration announced Thanksgiving Eve that the federal insurance exchange for small businesses will not be ready to enroll employees until next November, 13 months after it was supposed to be operational.
The Federal Government made $41.3 billion on its subsidized student-loan program in fiscal 2013. Or did it? It has been argued that if more realistic accounting methods were applied to the student loan situation, the government would post significant losses over the long term instead of the claimed profits.
Yukiya Amano, the director general of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announced on November 28 that Iran has invited his agency to visit the heavy water plant in the central city of Arak. Heavy water is commonly used in plutonium production.