The most senior U.S. military officer has raised the possibility that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants.» Read More
Voters in Del Norte and Tehama Counties will consider a measure calling for separation from California and the formation of a new state.
S&P could downgrade New Jersey again because of budgetary imbalance and underfunded pensions, putting it among the three worst-rated states.
The EPA's new proposal to reduce carbon emissions won't negatively affect the consumer, Public Citizen's Tyson Slocum told CNBC.
Michelle Obama's wardrobe includes top designers' gowns that can run into five figures. Who foots the bill?
The timing of an increase in U.S. interest rates will depend to a large extent on the outlook for inflation, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said.
The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday.
President Barack Obama heads to Europe this week where he is expected to elaborate on the U.S. commitment to counter Russian moves against Ukraine.
The best way for China to resolve issues with its neighbors is for everyone to sit down and "work it out", U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said.
President Barack Obama appeared with the parents of a U.S. soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan, saying Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was "never forgotten."
Are Ben Bernanke's loose lips the real cause of surging stocks and plunging interest rates? Larry Kudlow makes the case.
Shinseki came under fire for long waits at VA hospitals and an alleged cover-up of the deaths of several patients awaiting treatment in Phoenix.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday warned China against aggression in the South China Seas.
Democrats need to see good data—rather than explaining away bad data—to get political lift, Politico's Ben White says.
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said she is open to leaving the balance sheet big even as it withdraws accommodation.
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser said he is not worried by the weakness in the U.S. Q1 GDP, and expects a good response in Q2.
Religious leaders say the money that would flow to states and businesses if they expanded Medicaid eligibility is just too good to pass up.
The analytics firms that were spawned by the Obama campaign are confronted with creating their own data-driven reputations.
The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.
Ending the U.S. oil export ban could be a boon for growth, two research reports argued Thursday.
The acclaimed book on wealth inequality, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" by French economist Thomas Piketty, is "fundamentally flawed," said AEI's Kevin Hassett.
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