October 29, 2014 @ 12:44 am
Traders are anxiously awaiting the results later today of a meeting of the Federal Reserve in Washington, where officials have been weighing whether it's time to change monetary policy.
October 29, 2014 @ 5:29 am
She has delivered the same 64-word speech eight times already, but Gabby Giffords is struggling to get through the ninth.
October 29, 2014 @ 12:12 am
Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to defense lawyers challenging the practice.
October 28, 2014 @ 7:36 pm
The White House says it has taken steps to address suspicious activity detected on its unclassified computer network.
October 28, 2014 @ 7:20 pm
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday criticized President Barack Obama's initial handling of the Ebola crisis as "incompetent," saying it gave rise to unneeded fears among the American public about the virus.
October 28, 2014 @ 6:52 pm
Republican Dave Brat, who toppled then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a June primary, cast himself as a future check on President Barack Obama's policies as he debated a Democratic rival Tuesday at the Virginia college where both candidates teach.
October 28, 2014 @ 6:17 pm
Rallying the party faithful, President Barack Obama cast Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday as an outdated Republican holding back Wisconsin's economy as he launched a final, weeklong campaign push for Democrats.
October 28, 2014 @ 6:08 pm
The investigator who led the Homeland Security Department's internal review of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents on assignment in Colombia in 2012 has himself resigned over an incident involving a prostitute in Florida, The New York Times reported.
October 28, 2014 @ 4:14 pm
A key figure in a struggling Army intelligence program has for years allowed himself to be portrayed as a Ph.D. in engineering, even though he does not hold a doctoral degree, according to records and interviews.
October 28, 2014 @ 3:37 pm
Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a "precautionary step."
October 28, 2014 @ 3:18 pm
Medicaid chiefs from red and blue states are urging Congress to stem the cost of revolutionary new drugs for hepatitis C, cancer, and other diseases.
October 28, 2014 @ 3:17 pm
The South Carolina Republican Party pounced Tuesday on what it calls Sen. Vincent Sheheen's sexist slur against Gov. Nikki Haley, while the Democratic challenger insisted he simply misspoke.
October 28, 2014 @ 2:57 pm
Days before the midterm elections, a state judge declined Tuesday to act in a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in one of the nation's most politically charged states.
October 28, 2014 @ 2:56 pm
Senate Democrats are scaling back their spending in South Dakota, as recent polls show the Republican nominee, former Gov. Mike Rounds, moving ahead.
October 28, 2014 @ 2:53 pm
President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible?