Posted: 04/27/2009 - The Obama administration wants to reverse a last-minute Bush-era rule that allows mountaintop mining waste to be dumped near streams.
Posted: 04/27/2009 - Attorney General Eric Holder listened quietly to tales of torture, execution and palace intrigue this morning as he toured the Tower of London.
Posted: 04/27/2009 - President Barack Obama is promising a major investment in research and development, with the goal of spending 3% of the nation's gross domestic product on scientific innovation.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - The speaker of the Kansas House says legislators need to consider furloughing workers as part of a budget-balancing plan.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - Two key Kansas legislators doubt supporters of a milk labeling bill can override Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' veto.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - The Treasury Department says it has provided General Motors Corp. with another $2 billion in federal loans as the giant automaker struggles to restructure.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in Congress are willing to let his signature $400 tax cut for most workers expire after next year but are moving to give him a better chance at passing his health care bill.
Posted: 04/24/2009 - The American Civil Liberties Union says the Pentagon will release a "substantial number" of photos depicting abuse of prisoners by U.S. personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele says that Sebelius has not been forthcoming about her ties to a Wichita abortion doctor.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - President Barack Obama says he will push for a law to provide "strong and reliable" protections for the millions of Americans who have credit cards.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Congress is giving cable operators early notice that the industry's plan to roll out targeted advertising to viewers will be scrutinized for privacy implications.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - A Kansas Senate committee is working on a bill that would cut spending to help balance the state's next budget.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has signed a bill raising the state's minimum wage, which has been the lowest in the nation.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Electric companies are warning lawmakers that prices will go up if Congress passes a global warming bill that doesn't give utilities some allowances to emit greenhouse gases.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Republican objections to immediate Senate action on President Barack Obama's health secretary nominee will probably push a final vote to next week.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Abortion opponents soon will learn whether a bill they support on late-term procedures will become law.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - For the first time in years, more Americans than not say the country is on the right track.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - President Barack Obama is summoning leaders of the credit card industry to talk about fees and interest charges that critics call abusive.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - Sen. John McCain, who fought the Bush administration on its harsh interrogation policies, says he thinks it would be counterproductive to now seek the prosecution of officials who said the tactics were legal.
Posted: 04/23/2009 - The United Nations is expelling three Jewish and Iranian groups from a global racism conference for "unacceptable behavior."
Posted: 04/22/2009 - Clinton said that she doesn't consider Cheney "a particularly reliable source of information" on the matter.
Posted: 04/22/2009 - On this Earth Day, President Barack Obama has been calling for a "new era of energy exploration in America."
Posted: 04/22/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending the Obama administration's support for international family planning services.