Proponents of the plane had argued for preserving jobs in the name of national security.
At her confirmation hearings this week, any ideological slugfest was avoided as the nominee stayed low-key and judicial.
Obama wants the House and Senate to pass versions of health legislation before the August recess. But Republican senators say that the Senate's proposal would only make things worse.
But during Tuesday's hearing, the Supreme Court nominee demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of the law and jurisprudence.
The service is putting more pilots behind a joystick to fly the unmanned planes crucial to today's wars.
On a journey from Plymouth Rock to the Grand Canyon, we find an America that is neither as divided as talk-show histrionics would suggest, nor as sullen as a flagging economy says we should be. We find a country that is struggling, yes, but is also pragmatic and still harbors a little idealism.
Congressional Twitterers include Sen. John McCain, who last year said he didn't know how to use e-mail. But don't look for tweets from President Obama.
Budget cuts are forcing many towns to scrap fireworks shows, though in some, local residents and businesses have stepped up to keep the tradition going.
Parents share low-cost ways of motivating children to read and write.