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U.S. judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress 7:45am EDT

MILWAUKEE - A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs.

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British Labour Party leader Miliband meets with Obama

WASHINGTON - Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband met U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday and said they had a wide-ranging discussion touching on relations with Russia and the Ukraine crisis.

21 Jul 2014
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Senate panel to debate wave of corporate tax-avoidance deals

WASHINGTON - As more U.S. corporations do deals to cut taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday focused on these transactions known as inversions.

U.S. Senate nears deal to vote on $10.9 billion transportation bill

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate leaders were nearing an agreement to vote this week on a $10.9 billion transportation funding extension already passed by the House of Representatives, signaling a desire to minimize drama over road construction money this summer.

21 Jul 2014
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U.S. congressman raps Boeing, trade group on Ex-Im bank

WASHINGTON - A Republican House committee chairman scolded Boeing Co and a large U.S. trade group on Monday for lobbying to keep the Export-Import Bank alive, saying their efforts amounted to petitioning for "special privilege."

Aerospace & Defense 21 Jul 2014
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Central America leaders to ask Obama for plan to stem child exodus

TEGUCIGALPA - Central American leaders will ask U.S. President Barack Obama to support a regional development and security plan to stem the tide of illegal child migrants to the United States at a meeting next week, a Honduran minister said on Saturday.

World 19 Jul 2014