Three leading figures of U.S. industry have called for an overhaul of the country's immigration system.» Read More
An emerging deal in Congress involves making policy changes to allow minors streaming to the border from Central America to be sent home more quickly.
Months into Colorado's legal marijuana experiment, the state is getting a handle on the market's size. It's pretty big.
Some U.S. states have cut taxes to lure businesses and create jobs, but the growth hasn't materialized. The Fiscal Times reports.
People who long had the toughest time affording health insurance—young adults, Latinos and the poor—have seen big drops in their uninsured rates.
A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.
The Federal Reserve at its June meeting voted to reduce its monthly bond buying program another $10 billion to $35 billion.
House Speaker John Boehner said he welcomes a "pension smoothing" idea for raising highway funds and hopes to pass a bill within two weeks.
President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.
Ex-Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor.
Obama is being pressed by religious groups demanding exclusion from an executive order to bar discrimination against gays by federal contractors. The NYT reports.
The federal Highway Trust Fund's budget is dropping, and without new taxes, President Obama is insinuating cuts to state aid.
Obama is requesting almost $4 billion in emergency funding from Congress to confront an immigration crisis surging across the US southern border.
The GOP national convention to nominate a presidential candidate in 2016 will likely be held in Cleveland, the Republican National Committee said.
As the Bay Area considers a soda tax, opponents and proponents are prepared for a showdown.
Recreational marijuana sales began in Washington state on Tuesday, but dedicated pot smokers may want to look elsewhere for the best deals.
As the Highway Trust Fund approaches exhaustion, business leaders are pushing for new roads and funds. The NYT reports.
NBC News explores the reasons behind poor crisis management in the White House.
A group founded by former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to canvass every House and Senate member or candidate for their gun views. The Fiscal Times reports.
As its relationship with Democrats hits a historic low, Wall Street sees a solution on the horizon: Hillary Rodham Clinton. The NYT reports.
A study shows the states that raised their minimum wages this year had stronger job growth than the states that didn't. USA Today reports.
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