- How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings Updated: Jul-02-15 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.
- Feds call for end of long-term detention of migrant families Updated: Jun-24-15 4:30 pm
HOUSTON - Federal officials plan to end the long-term detention of hundreds of migrant families who are being held mainly at two large facilities in Texas after illegally entering the country, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Wednesday.
- Agency won't extend comment period for W.Va.-Va. pipeline Updated: Jun-23-15 7:05 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Federal regulators have denied a request to give the public more time to comment on a proposed natural gas pipeline.
- House votes to make ban on Internet access taxes permanent Updated: Jun-09-15 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to make permanent a moratorium that prevents states from taxing access to the Internet.