Obama Fills Out His Cabinet

Nominees expected for Commerce, Transportation and Trade Representative.


Furlough Solidarity: Officials and Lawmakers Offer Voluntary Pay Cuts

A list of people who say they would give up part of their salaries if any feds are furloughed.


NNSA chief to step down

Thomas D'Agostino led the semiautonomous branch of Energy for five and a half years.


Sen. Inouye of Hawaii dies at 88

He was a longtime presence on the Appropriations Committee.


Lawmakers consider $55 billion 'fallback' to avert sequestration

Plan has 'a decent chance of happening,' unnamed aide tells Reuters.


Book appears to contradict official account of bin Laden shooting

Matt Bissonnette says the target was hit in the head; officials say he may have been reaching for a weapon.


Former Ambassador Crocker arrested for drunken driving, hit-and-run

The one-time U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan's next court date is Sept. 12.


Ryan in March: Pentagon brass not 'giving their true advice'

The allegation was serious; generals must give their 'best military advice.'