Senate approves anti-violence against women act Last year both the Republican-led House and the Democratic-controlled Senate passed renewal bills, but they were unable to reach a compromise. This year House Republicans, sensitive to their lackluster showing among women voters in the November election ... 02/12/2013 - 7:50 am | View Link
Senate Approves Broader FDA Fees The renewal of an existing law would require drug and medical device companies to pay about $6 billion over five years to help cover the agency's cost of reviewing their products. The 96-1 Senate vote marked a rare bipartisan agreement ... 05/24/2012 - 9:26 am | View Link
Senate approves renewal of export bank WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate approved a bill that would reauthorize and increase funds for the Export-Import Bank, a federal trade bank that helps boost U.S. exports, delivering to President Obama one of his administration's top priorities for ... 05/15/2012 - 7:16 am | View Link
US Senate approves trillion-dollar preliminary budget The House passed the measure Friday, and the White House has signaled that Obama will sign it. The renewal of the 2-percentage-point cut in the Social Security payroll tax for 160 million workers and unemployment benefits averaging about $300 a week for ... 12/16/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
Senate Judiciary Panel Approves Plan to Protect Judiciary Whistleblowers The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a plan Thursday that would offer whistleblower protection to federal employees in the judicial branch. The proposal came in the form of an amendment offered by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa.), who tacked it on to the ... 10/14/2011 - 9:53 am | View Link
Take a look at the top Youtube videos for 2013.
1Ylvis - The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) by tvnorge
2Harlem Shake (original army edition) by kennethaakonsen
3How Animals Eat Their Food | MisterEpicMann by MisterEpicMann
4Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball (Chatroulette Version) by SteveKardynal
5baby&me / the new evian film by EvianBabies
6Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat.
It seems that the International Space Station's cooling system is still having problems even after the spacewalk that supposedly fixed it back in May 11, 2013. While the astronauts are not in danger, ground teams had to move critical electrical systems over to the second loop and turn off other non-critical parts of the station.
House Republicans appeared Wednesday to be rallying around an $85 billion deal to avert another government shutdown, brushing off complaints from their right wing that the effort would trade immediate spending cuts for less-certain long-term savings. Read full article >>
The White House is leaning toward nominating the former leader of Israel’s central bank to become second-in-command at the Federal Reserve, according to people familiar with the appointment. Stan Fischer helped Israel successfully navigate the global financial crisis, staving off the type of deep recession and muddled recovery that has plagued the United States and Europe.
Scripps Networks Interactive, which has held informal talks with Discovery Communications about a possible sale, has notched slower growth in recent years, and its flagship Food Network has struggled with ratings declines.