President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.» Read More
GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner's ability to mobilize conservatives and court swing voters in Colorado could be replicated elsewhere.
The Federal Reserve may go from moving the goal posts to removing them altogether when it comes to setting interest rate expectations.
The plastic bag's role in pollution has sparked a statewide ban in California, but this good-intentioned measure could have unforeseen consequences.
High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Pierson to resign.
Former President Jimmy Carter says after 13 days of tough negotiations between Israel and Egypt in 1979, a peace deal had seemed set for failure.
RFK Jr. accused the Koch brothers of "polluting our atmosphere" and went so far as to call them "treasonous." That's absurd!, says Larry Kudlow.
The U.S. bankruptcy judge overseeing Stockton, California's municipal bankruptcy trial ruled that Calpers could be forced to absorb losses.
A new lawsuit accuses federal health regulators of violating the Affordable Care Act by keeping proposed 2015 Obamacare rates hidden.
What a difference a year makes. After a disastrous launch, Obamacare has 7.3 million individual plan enrollees. But advocates warn challenges loom.
Casino tycoon Steve Wynn says government crackdowns in Macau and protests in Hong Kong don't worry him so much.
The cost of the American military campaign against ISIS likely has passed $1 billion.
The president discussed "stringent isolation protocols" with the head of the Centers for Disease Control to limit the risk of more Ebola cases.
A congressman from Flordia has some simple advice for the U.S. Secret Service—look into ADT.
For the first time, Fed officials have offered an account that differs significantly from the versions that, for many, have hardened into history.
The measure signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown was inspired by the $2.5-million fine levied against Donald Sterling. The LA Times reports.
The latest polls reflect the attractive terrain the GOP has always enjoyed in the 2014 midterms, Politico's Ben White says.
Bill Clinton has three reasons why U.S. median incomes have barely risen since his presidency.
Human slavery is more prolific now than during the 18th and 19th century, former President Jimmy Carter tells CNBC.
Russia's foreign minister says it's time to repeat the "reset," Washington's name for an attempt to improve ties early in Obama's presidency.
The new, post-Edward Snowden smartphone is the first that will disrupt American spying, the New York Times reports.
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