September 18, 2014 @ 8:08 am
President Barack Obama will announce $46 million in new security assistance for the Ukrainian military, including equipment to help detect incoming artillery fire. But he will stop short of fulfilling Ukraine's request for lethal aid to help in the fight against Russian-backed separatists.
September 18, 2014 @ 7:56 am
The president of Ukraine is asking the U.S. to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed separatists, saying that one cannot win the war or keep the peace with blankets and night vision goggles.
September 18, 2014 @ 7:44 am
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.
September 18, 2014 @ 7:20 am
The U.S. director of national intelligence says a group of al-Qaida fighters in Syria poses a potential threat to the U.S. equal to that of the Islamic State militants.
September 18, 2014 @ 7:01 am
The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.
September 18, 2014 @ 6:48 am
U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly.
September 18, 2014 @ 6:16 am
Substantially fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week, which often points to employers feeling more confident about the economy and hiring more workers.
September 18, 2014 @ 5:08 am
North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday.
September 18, 2014 @ 3:08 am
House Democrats' campaign arm spent heavily last month but still has almost $55 million left in the bank for an uphill fight against the Republican majority, party officials said Thursday.
September 18, 2014 @ 12:24 am
Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone else.
September 17, 2014 @ 11:00 pm
Independent candidate Greg Orman's business dealings are facing new scrutiny in Kansas' unexpectedly competitive U.S. Senate race, as he acknowledged his friendship with a former Goldman Sachs board member sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.
September 17, 2014 @ 8:22 pm
Independent candidate Greg Orman's business dealings faced new scrutiny Wednesday in Kansas' unexpectedly competitive U.S. Senate race, as he acknowledged his friendship with a former Goldman Sachs board member sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.
September 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.
September 17, 2014 @ 4:53 pm
The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.
September 17, 2014 @ 4:43 pm
President Barack Obama praised a House vote Wednesday granting him authority for the U.S. military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, calling it an important step toward confronting the Islamic State group.