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The government for the first time revealed how many people have signed up for HealthCare.gov plans during a special enrollment period.
Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order slashing water use by 25 percent to deal with a drought that just won't quit. NBC News reports.
Six world powers and Iran missed a Tuesday deadline to reach an outline accord reining in Tehran's nuclear program, extending talks into an extra day.
The number of Cuban-Americans who support the decision to normalize relations with Cuba now stands at 51 percent, up from 44 percent in December.
The chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores on Tuesday asked the governor of Arkansas to veto a religious freedom measure, saying the bill approved by lawmakers earlier in the day undermines "the spirit of inclusion" in the state.
Despite criticism, the Arkansas state legislature passed its version of a measure billed as a religious freedom law. NYT reports.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence called for a change to his state's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act this week.
NCAA President Mark Emmert says Indiana's "religious freedom" law goes against what higher education and America is all about.
Indiana’s "religious freedom" law has been misunderstood, says Carly Fiorina, who is mulling a bid for the GOP presidential nomination.
Common Core has quickly become a political hot-button, especially for Republican hopefuls trying to distance themselves from Jeb Bush.
What opportunities or risks could a deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program open up?
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said he believes a case can be made for an increase in rates relatively soon.
Tax collections from individual Americans last year reached their highest share of the U.S. economy in seven years.
Here's why the "debt strike" sentiment is catching on.
A top Fed official suggested regulations to reduce non-bank lending sector risks, while saying there is little the Fed can do to impose restrictions.
The GOP's problem is that the public has evolved rapidly on gay rights while the activist base of the party has not. Politico's Ben White reports.
A furor erupted over an Indiana law that some say could allow businesses to refuse service to gay people, NBC reports.
Barack Obama will make a nice salary this year, but it pales in comparison to the sum Singapore's leader will take in.
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says downward pressure on rates would ease as economic recovery in Europe takes hold.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new challenge to the Obamacare law that took aim at the so-called death panel.
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