December 17, 2014 @ 12:16 pm
Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers hundreds of millions of dollars in charges for text message alerts and other services that they didn't order.
December 17, 2014 @ 12:05 pm
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen expects the Fed to hold a key interest rate near zero for the next three months -- if not longer.
December 17, 2014 @ 11:50 am
The Arctic and its future are looking dimmer every year, a new federal report says.
December 17, 2014 @ 11:40 am
The Federal Reserve has sharply cut its forecast for inflation next year, saying it will remain far below its 2 percent target through 2015.
December 17, 2014 @ 11:18 am
President Barack Obama is offering the U.S.'s continued support to Pakistan in its fight against extremism after a terrorist attack that killed scores of schoolchildren.
December 17, 2014 @ 11:05 am
Text of President Barack Obama's remarks Wednesday on the release of American Alan Gross from a Cuban prison and on future diplomatic relations between the two countries. The text was provided by the White House:
December 17, 2014 @ 10:54 am
Democrat Lauren McFerran is the newest member of the five-member National Labor Relations Board.
December 17, 2014 @ 10:24 am
He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he's a black man who has been mistaken for the valet and worries his daughters could face stereotypes.
December 17, 2014 @ 9:32 am
The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes, gridlock and investigations.
December 17, 2014 @ 9:25 am
President Barack Obama says his changes to U.S. policy with Cuba will make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and to use their credit and debit cards in the country.
December 17, 2014 @ 9:21 am
President Barack Obama says the U.S. spy Cuba is releasing is one of the most important intelligence agents the U.S. has ever had in Cuba.
December 17, 2014 @ 9:04 am
The head of the nation's global development agency said Wednesday he will step down from his post in February, following an announcement by the U.S. government that it would start talks toward restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba.
December 17, 2014 @ 8:36 am
Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.
December 17, 2014 @ 8:10 am
The U.S. and Cuba soon will begin talks to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades. Key elements of changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba that President Barack Obama was to announce Wednesday afternoon:
December 17, 2014 @ 7:41 am
The U.S. economy is finally doing better, and the Federal Reserve may be ready to acknowledge that fact.