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Workers cut beef meat AT "DOLY-COM" abattoir, one of the two Romanian companies exporting horse meat to EU countries, in Roma village, 450km north from Bucharest, on Feb. 12, 2013. (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Cuts Funding For Horse Slaughter In Budget Bill

Congress’ latest budget bill tries to block the resumption of horse slaughter in the U.S. by cutting funding for inspections of the process.


U.S. Capitol (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Approves $1.1 Trillion Federal Budget Bill

A $1.1 trillion budget bill that eases the harshest effects of last year’s automatic budget cuts is on its way to the White House after clearing Congress Thursday night.