HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE INVESTIGATES SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN ON INTERNET
Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., chairs a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing examining the sexual exploitation of children over the internet on April 4, 2006, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
Getting past the U.S. State Department would remove a key hurdle in getting the Keystone XL pipeline built, a House energy subcommittee said.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's plan to rebrand the Republican Party neglected to address a priority for the Obama administration as well as many Americans -- climate change.
The widow of the first patient who died from fungal meningitis due to contaminated steroid injections told a Washington hearing her nightmare will never end.
New York Gov. David Paterson was among a contingent of politicians making a surprise holiday season visit to Iraq, a governor's aide said Sunday.
A commercial application to import low-level nuclear waste from Italy has sparked fears of more shipments from decommissioned nuclear power plants in Europe, but a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives March 13 would ban imports of foreign radioactive waste.
A senior member of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has introduced a bill that would prevent the importation of foreign-generated nuclear waste.
There's a mystery at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involving the disappearance of more than $22 million in equipment.
A U.S. federal audit has condemned the way the Federal Communications Commission is managing funds for providing schools Internet access.
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