MANILA, Sept 1- Gold edged higher on Tuesday as the dollar weakened, but expectations the Federal Reserve could go ahead with an interest rate increase this month kept gains in check. Bullion ended August 3.5- percent higher as worries over China's slowing economy sparked safe-haven bids that proved fleeting as the metal has come off a seven-week top.» Read More
The postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule and to implement other overhauls.
Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.
U.S.-based airlines landed fewer flights on time in May compared with the same time last year, according to numbers from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
America's National Security Agency works closely with Germany and other Western states on a 'no questions asked'-basis, former NSA employee Edward Snowden said.
After many rejections, three countries have offered to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. One has now given him an ultimatum that he must respond by Monday.
Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called for mass demonstrations on Friday to show opposition to his overthrow.
The administration announced a delay in the mandate that larger employers cover workers, postponing the date beyond next year’s elections. The NYT reports.
New documents supplied by Edward Snowden suggests the U.S. placed listening devices in EU diplomatic offices, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As the Senate voted on an immigration bill that would let Silicon Valley companies import engineers, the labor lobby said eligible U.S. workers were being passed over.
The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.
Just how long can the NSA whistleblower hang out, or hide out, in an international airport transit area?
Even the unseemly practice of bumping passengers has its conventions. Delta has now been slapped for bad bumping twice in four years.
Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.
President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.
President Barack Obama will direct his administration on Tuesday to begin addressing the issue of climate change with executive branch actions, sidestepping Congress.
Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), weighs in on the NSA scandal and Edward Snowden's pursuit of asylum in China and Russia.
"The status quo is unacceptable," said Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the likelihood of passing immigration reform in both Houses of Congress, while "eleven million people" remain living in the shadows.
The IRS has scrapped controversial screening lists it used to scrutinize conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Hey, who's in the mood for a game of Words With Friends? The FAA is considering relaxing restrictions on shutting off devices at takeoff and landing.
Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes