October 19, 2014 @ 9:04 pm
U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.
October 19, 2014 @ 8:28 pm
The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.
October 19, 2014 @ 7:32 pm
Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats' success in this year's midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he's fought for in the White House. "Don't give up now," he said. "Not after we've made this much progress."
October 19, 2014 @ 4:16 pm
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
October 19, 2014 @ 12:41 pm
President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside -- Ebola.
October 19, 2014 @ 10:56 am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States.
October 19, 2014 @ 8:28 am
By many measures, Republican Rick Scott should have a strong case for a second term as governor.
October 19, 2014 @ 8:04 am
With the election less than three weeks away, the first-of-its kind central Washington U.S. House race between two Republicans remains a hard fought intramural contest.
October 19, 2014 @ 6:08 am
To some in Maine, Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hot-headed and divisive. Others say the hard-charging former mayor has found his own way to be effective in a state with a proud independent streak.
October 18, 2014 @ 2:01 pm
The United States and four other nations are strongly condemning the ongoing violence in Libya and calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities.
October 18, 2014 @ 1:25 pm
You don't hear Michelle Nunn mention gender politics or try to rally female voters in Georgia around issues of abortion, birth control and gay marriage as she runs for the Senate.
October 18, 2014 @ 1:09 pm
The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year.
October 18, 2014 @ 10:44 am
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.
October 18, 2014 @ 9:05 am
Andrea Hermosillo rode for hours to protest at her neighbor's office.
October 18, 2014 @ 6:20 am
The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.