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A campaign waged by casino owners has stalled efforts to allow more widespread wagering on laptops and smartphones across the U.S. The Financial Times reports.
"One great positive is greater buying power," says Center for American Progress fellow Christian Weller.
Dec 30- The chance of U.S. inflation falling below 1 percent in 2015 is at a five-year high, and the risk of deflation is growing more likely, an analysis of market data released by the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank showed. Federal Reserve policymakers should take such changing market expectations into account when they make policy decisions, Minneapolis Fed...
New York Representative Michael Grimm resigned after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion, NBC News Reports.
Florida so far has rejected expanding Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, but several factors could change that soon.
North Korea's Internet connectivity was interrupted yet again, experts at DYN Research reported, adding to tensions between the nation and the U.S.
The National Security Agency dropped hundreds of pages worth of surveillance reports just before Christmas Eve.
Some 13 Port Authority cops could end up earning around $300,000 or more each this year, the Bergen Record reported.
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.
An angry crowd clashed with police in Missouri after an officer fatally shot a black teen during an armed confrontation.
HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell won't say whether she has contingency plans for a possible Supreme Court decision invalidating HealthCare.gov subsidies.
Florida's population surged by 293,000 between July 2013 and July 2014 to reach 19.9 million, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
Former President George H.W. Bush, age 90, was taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing shortness of breath, a statement from his office said.
The FDA proposes changes that would allow gay men to become blood donors if they haven't had sex with other men for at least a year.
The tally reflects a surge in sign-ups that occurred in advance of HealthCare.gov's Dec. 15 deadline for enrolling in plans that take effect Jan. 1.
Yes, jobs. But there's one more key message Democrats need to hit for 2016, says former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has grievances, and in the spirit of Festivus he is airing them on Twitter.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he opposed U.S. President Barack Obama's plans to normalize relations with Cuba.
Foreign tech workers are taking American jobs and making Silicon Valley's diversity problem worse, Rev. Jesse Jackson said in a Fortune interview.
North Korea is having major Internet problems, just days after President Obama promised a proportional response to the Sony hacking.