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  • US imposes visa ban on Venezuelan officials

    US imposes visa ban on Venezuelan officials

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:57:14 GMT
    Citing political instability, the State Department is imposing new restrictions on travel to the United States by Venezuelan government officials believed to be involved in human rights abuses.More >>
    Amid escalating tensions with Venezuela, the U.S. State Department on Wednesday announced a travel ban for officials of the socialist government it said committed human rights abuses during a crackdown on opposition protests.More >>
  • House takes up VA health care overhaul

    House takes up VA health care overhaul

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:57:02 GMT
    With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is moving quickly to approve a compromise bill to refurbish the VA and improve veterans' health care.More >>
    With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is moving quickly to approve a compromise bill to refurbish the VA and improve veterans' health care.More >>
  • White House threatens to veto House border bill

    White House threatens to veto House border bill

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:56:49 GMT
    A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border appears headed for procedural defeat in the Senate.More >>
    The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.More >>