Pointing to a failed chain of command, Pentagon promises policy changes to prevent future mishandling of sexual assault accusations.
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Measure to create national intelligence director and overhaul intelligence apparatus now heads to President Bush.
Overcoming opposition of key legislators, measure passes by a wide margin and heads to the Senate.
Following several phone calls involving President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, negotiators finally break impasse. House and Senate votes are likely Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Defense Department has sought additional capabilities for the aircraft, resulting in the production of fewer units than originally planned.
White House rejects assertions by House lawmakers that the Air Force could continue current efforts to acquire 100 tanker aircraft from Boeing.
Problems in Iraq were realized years ago, but government did not force interagency planning, says retired Marine general.
House budget chairman says lawmakers are "growing frustrated" with the Defense Department's fiscal planning.
Funding is targeted to areas based on population, threats and critical infrastructure.