Five-day extension of continuing resolution is aimed at providing time to work out a deal on a long-term funding measure.
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New study finds 60 percent of Americans said that the war is "not worth fighting," a new high in public dissatisfaction.
Current stopgap funding legislation expires midnight Saturday.
Proposal targets specific zones for solar energy development on federal land in six Western states.
Lawmakers want to slow down and assess whether the Obama administration initiative is being implemented strategically, say current and former staff members.
Homeland Security will partner with Defense and private sector to safeguard Internet users and infrastructure , Napolitano says.
Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., and others are devising a plan to require that the entire 1,924-page bill be read aloud on the Senate floor -- a move that could delay a final vote.
Omnibus spending bill also puts a hold on $742.8M until CIO outlines costs for IT projects.
Stand-alone bill seeks to pressure the Senate to act before adjournment and get a repeal measure to the White House.
Defense officials estimate fewer than 10 percent of incidents are actually reported at the academies.