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Top Democrat Pelosi denies party members retreating from Obamacare

17 Nov 2013

WASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Sunday that her party would not retreat from President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law, despite unrelenting Republican opposition and emerging signs of market turmoil for consumers and health insurers.

Top Democrat Pelosi denies party members retreating from Obamacare

17 Nov 2013

WASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Sunday that her party would not abandon President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law, despite unrelenting Republican opposition and emerging signs of market turmoil for consumers and health insurers.

Top Democrat Pelosi denies party members retreating from Obamacare

17 Nov 2013

WASHINGTON, Nov 17 The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Sunday that her party would not abandon President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law, despite unrelenting Republican opposition and emerging signs of market turmoil for consumers and health insurers.

FDA panel supports approval of Sanofi MS drug Lemtrada

13 Nov 2013

SILVER SPRING A federal advisory panel recommended approval of Sanofi SA's experimental multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada on Wednesday, but said the drug should be reserved for patients who have failed other therapies.

Returning U.S. government workers greeted with doughnuts, coffee, anxiety

17 Oct 2013

WASHINGTON Furloughed U.S. government workers returned to their jobs on Thursday, greeted with doughnuts, coffee, pep talks from Obama administration bosses and anxiety over whether they will face another shutdown threat in the new year.

Returning U.S. government workers greeted with doughnuts, coffee, anxiety

17 Oct 2013

WASHINGTON Furloughed U.S. government workers returned to their jobs on Thursday, greeted with doughnuts, coffee, pep talks from Obama administration bosses and anxiety over whether they will face another shutdown threat in the new year.

Factbox: What would happen if U.S. government shuts down?

30 Sep 2013

WASHINGTON A U.S. government shutdown is possible on Tuesday, the first day of fiscal 2014, because Congress has so far failed to find a way to pay for it.

Factbox: What would happen if the U.S. government shuts down?

27 Sep 2013

WASHINGTON A U.S. government shutdown is possible on October 1, the first day of fiscal 2014, because Congress has so far failed to find a way to pay for it.

U.S. government workers brace for possible shutdown next week

26 Sep 2013

WASHINGTON The White House and labor leaders discussed preparations for a possible U.S. government shutdown on October 1, a move that one union chief estimated could affect as many as 1 million workers, from housekeeping aides to rocket scientists.

Leonardo da Vinci's notebook on flight comes to Washington

12 Sep 2013

WASHINGTON More than five centuries after he scribbled in the pages of a well-worn pocket notebook, Leonardo da Vinci's seminal document detailing how humans might emulate the flight of birds has landed at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

World News

EU's Barnier says draft Brexit deal is 'fair and balanced'

The European Union's Brexit negotiator said on Monday the draft Brexit deal reached between with London was "fair and balanced", as the bloc's members sparred among themselves and with Britain over any extension of the envisaged transition period.