"The trust fund that finances Medicare's hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2026, two years beyond what was projected in last year's report," the program's trustees reported Friday.
President Obama toured the devastation in Moore, Okla. Sunday afternoon, comforting some victims and pledging federal support.
The Obama administration filed an appeal Wednesday of a U.S. district court ruling that ordered it to end all age restrictions on the Plan B emergency contraceptive pill.
President Obama joined members of the media in making fun of themselves and each other, as Washington's players in politics and journalism gathered for the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday.
Women make up half the U.S. population but just 20% of the Senate. So the relationships among female senators tend to be close, regardless of party.
Fifty countries will need to ratify the treaty. In the United States, only the Senate does so, and because of the magnitude of these treaties, they require 67 votes.
There's breaking budget news from several places this morning.
His spokesperson says the amount Senator Begich returns will be calculated from the money saved from those furloughs.
Under Senator Murkowski’s plan, coastal states would receive 27.5 percent of revenue generated from offshore energy.
While state-controlled media in Syria are claiming that opposition forces are responsible for what may have been a chemical weapon attack Tuesday in the city of Aleppo, rebel spokesman Qassim Saadeddine is telling Reuters that the opposition was "not behind this attack."