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FAA Report To Call For Overweight Pilot Sleep Evaluations, More Manual Training

The Federal Aviation Administration is set to announce that medical examiners will be evaluating overweight pilots and controllers for sleep problems as part of a series of commercial airline policy changes.

11/20/2013

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CBS News: 61 Percent Of Americans Disapprove Of Obamacare

A majority of Americans are not pleased with the job President Barack Obama has been doing.

11/20/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walk to a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol, on Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Vote Called Off to Reopen Government, Avert Default

A vote that would reopen the government and extend the U.S. borrowing limit will not come up for a House vote.

10/15/2013

Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry tells CBS News there is a lack of trust between Democratic and Republican leaders. (Getty Images)

McCurry: Obama And Boehner Are Like ‘Oil And Water’

Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry says a clash of personalities may be aggravating the current government shutdown.

10/10/2013

Millions of Americans have logged onto the Healthcare.gov website since it’s Oct. 1 launch, but glitches on the websites have kept many from actually signing up, and has computer experts saying the technology needs a complete overhaul. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Site Glitches Continue, Expert ‘Embarrassed’ By Programming

Millions of Americans have logged onto the Healthcare.gov website since it’s Oct. 1 launch, but glitches on the websites have kept many from actually signing up, and has computer experts saying the technology needs a complete overhaul.

10/09/2013

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U.N. Panel: It’s “Extremely Likely” Global Warming Is Man-Made

A new report by an international scientific group said it’s “extremely likely” global warming is predominately man-made.

09/27/2013

U.N. officials say approximately 5,000 people a month are being killed in Syria and the flight of refugees is the worst since the 1994 Rwanda genocide. (DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Rebels Reject Russia’s Chemical Weapon Proposal

An umbrella opposition group fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected Russia’s proposal which would see the regime hand over control of the chemical weapons.

09/12/2013

An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the U.S. Consulate compound in Benghazi late on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Explosion In Benghazi On Anniversary Of 9/11 Attack On U.S. Consulate

Security officials in Libya say an explosion caused serious damage to Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in Benghazi early Wednesday morning.

09/11/2013

The U.S. and Russia are set to hold their first high-level talks since sealing a deal to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons and the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Russia Urges Syria to Put Chemical Weapons Under International Control

Russia’s foreign minister is urging Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control as pressure mounts in the West for military intervention.

09/09/2013

File photo of Syrian President Bashar Assad. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad Invokes 9/11: ‘You’re Going To Pay The Price If You’re Not Wise Dealing With Terrorists’

Syrian President Bashar Assad warned the United States that it could face “repercussions” if a military strike is launched.

09/09/2013

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