Home » Posts tagged with » house (Page 2)

Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late June

Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late JuneMembers of Congress say they are confident of sending a unified version of a bill to overhaul veterans' health care to the president by the end of the month.

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working Fathers

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working FathersNew York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy headlined a White House discussion on working fathers today, nine weeks after an uproar over his decision to miss the first two games of the season for the birth of his first child.

Amid Horror At Mass Graves Of Children, Calls In Ireland For An Inquiry

Amid Horror At Mass Graves Of Children, Calls In Ireland For An InquirySince the news broke, Irish media have reported that at least three similar church-run facilities also have mass graveyards.

Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed Bergdahl

Taliban Release Video Of Handoff That Freed BergdahlA Black Hawk helicopter swoops in to pick up Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a valley in Afghanistan, in a video of the handover of the American prisoner of war that was posted online early Wednesday.

Obama Seeks $1 Billion To Boost U.S. Military Presence In Europe

Obama Seeks $1 Billion To Boost U.S. Military Presence In EuropePresident Obama said today [Tuesday] that he wants to boost the U.S. military presence in Europe amid simmering tensions with Russia over its actions in Ukraine.

EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse GasesNew federal regulations will be announced Monday that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

Tennessee Gov. OKs Allowing Electric Chair For Executions

Tennessee Gov. OKs Allowing Electric Chair For ExecutionsTennessee's governor has signed a bill that would allow the state to use of the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing Schoolgirls

Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing SchoolgirlsPresident Obama on Wednesday informed House Speaker John Boehner that 80 U.S. military personnel had been sent to the central African nation of Chad as part of efforts to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants in Nigeria last month.

Shinseki: Swift Action If Problems At VA Hospital Are True

Shinseki: Swift Action If Problems At VA Hospital Are TrueVeterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki tells NPR that he's determined to get to the bottom of allegations that veterans may have died at a Phoenix VA hospital while waiting for care.

Reported $147 Million Home Price Would Set New U.S. Record

Reported $147 Million Home Price Would Set New U.S. RecordThe stock market has been on a winning streak — and that means these are busy times in exclusive U.S. housing markets. How else to explain three homes that each reportedly sold for more than $100 million in the past three months?