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FDA Issues New Food-Safety Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration published new rules on Wednesday designed to help the agency keep contaminated food out of the United States.

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 8:40am

Obama Gets Slight Bump in Quinnipiac Poll

President Obama scores his highest approval ratings in nearly two years in a new Quinnipiac University poll out early today, but that spike does not translate to his handling of the economy.

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 7:40am

The Two Faces of Pakistan

Ever since 9-11, Pakistan has played a well-thought-out double game with the U.S., handing over some jihadis and protecting others for Islamabad’s own purposes.

Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 6:40am

Obama Declares Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi Disaster Areas

President Obama issued federal disaster declarations for the states of Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky on Wednesday, the White House announced.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 11:40pm

The Partisan Minefield

Meeting with a bipartisan delegation of congressional leaders and their spouses Monday night, President Obama received that rarest of Washington gifts—a sustained, standing ovation, bestowed after he brought up Osama bin Laden’s death.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 10:40pm

Congress to ICANN: No You Can’t

An effort to dramatically expand the number of Internet suffixes beyond those already in use – such as .com, .net and .org – met with bipartisan resistance Wednesday in the House Judiciary Committee.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 10:40pm

Bin Laden Found in Room with Guns, U.S. Officials Say

When special operations forces closed in on Osama bin Laden at his compound in Pakistan, they found him in a room with two guns, one of which was an AK-47 assault rifle, two lawmakers and a U.S. government official told National Journal Wednesday.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 9:40pm

Obama on 60 MInutes: Bin Laden Photos

In an interview on Wednesday with 60 Minutes, President Obama talks about the photos of a dead Osama bin Laden.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 8:40pm

N2K: Debt Ceiling Vote a Lose-Lose for GOP?

Republicans are weighing political costs during negotiations over a long-term deficit-reduction plan.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 8:40pm

Obama to Travel to Fort Campbell, Ky.

President Obama will visit Fort Campbell, Ky., on Friday, the White House announced Wednesday.

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 7:40pm