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Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Social Security Offices Closing, Baby Boomers Forced Online For Help

Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday.

06/18/2014

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Congress Says No to Eisenhower Memorial Funding

A budget deal approved by Congress restores funding for some national arts and cultural programs, but others will still see reductions.

01/17/2014

File photo of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.  (credit: Jacquelyn Martin - Pool/Getty Images)

Hagel Offers Troops Glimmer Of Hope On Military Budget

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel is offering troops a rare glimmer of hope about the department’s financial woes.

12/08/2013

Two U.S. Navy F-5's and an F-4 fighter jet, painted to look like opposition jets, return to base after training exercises on Feb. 20, 2013 in Key West, Fla. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Force Military Installations To Alter Training Exercises

The skies above Shaw Air Force Base in central South Carolina and the fields across Fort Campbell on the Tennessee-Kentucky line have been a bit quieter in recent months.

11/24/2013

Some $50 billion in budget cuts are recommended in a new report released Tuesday that was written by a 17-member panel including two former vice chairmen of the joint chiefs, a former Air Force chief and former Navy chief. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Pentagon Could Cut Thousands Of Employees Without Hurting US Power

Some $50 billion in budget cuts are recommended in a new report released Tuesday that was written by a 17-member panel including two former vice chairmen of the joint chiefs, a former Air Force chief and former Navy chief.

09/24/2013

A copy of President Barack Obama's budget proposal for FY 2014 is on display for the media at the Government Printing Office on April 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House GOP May Add Budget Cuts to Debt-limit Bill

House Republicans are considering substantial budget savings, curbs on the Obama administration’s environmental agenda and other items as the price for extending the government’s ability to borrow money.

09/20/2013

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) (C) speaks during a news conference.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feds To Restore Cuts In Mineral Payments To States

Federal officials reversed course in a dispute over mineral payments Monday as they agreed to pay states an estimated $110 million that was being withheld under 2013 budget cuts.

08/26/2013

The U.S .Air Force Thunderbirds. (Photo credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Air Force Combat Aircraft No Longer Grounded

The U.S. Air Force says many of its combat air forces will start flying again after being grounded since April because of budget cuts.

07/15/2013

From top left, clockwise: U.S. Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, Warren G. Harding, Benjamin Harrison,  James Knox Polk. (Photos courtesy of the National Archives/Newsmakers)

Sites for Lesser-Known Presidents Face Budget Woes

Supporters of a North Carolina museum honoring James K. Polk, America’s 11th president, are learning a lesson that’s hitting home at other monuments to lesser-known American leaders: Government spending on their memorial sites is declining, so private money and grants had better be found quickly.

07/03/2013

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Smithsonian Limits Gallery Closures to 3 Museums

The Smithsonian Institution will begin closing some galleries Wednesday due to budget cuts from Congress but none of the major exhibitions will be affected.

04/30/2013

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