National Politics

Politics Original AP story on the 1963 March on Washington Original AP story on the 1963 March on Washington
On Aug. 28, 1963, AP reporter Raymond J. Crowley went to the National Mall and chronicled the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, which went on to become one of the most famous political rallies in U.S. history.
Politics States consider regulation of drones in U.S. skies States consider regulation of drones in U.S. skies
Thousands of civilian drones are expected in U.S. skies within a few years and concerns they could be used to spy on Americans are fueling legislative efforts in several states to regulate the unmanned aircraft.
Politics 4,800 mink released at Idaho farm 4,800 mink released at Idaho farm
The Times-News reports a group called Direct Action claimed responsibility for Sunday evening's release on its website magazine called "Bite Back."
Politics FACT CHECK: Obama spins health insurance rebates FACT CHECK: Obama spins health insurance rebates
In his speech defending his health care law Thursday, Obama said rebates averaging $100 are coming from insurance companies to 8.5 million Americans. In fact, most of the money is going straight to employers who provide health insurance, not to their workers, who benefit indirectly.
Politics Obama admin delays major requirement of health law Obama admin delays major requirement of health law
In a major concession to business groups, the Obama administration Tuesday unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until 2015, in a central requirement of the new health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines.