Indiana Gov. Mike Pence called for a change to his state's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act this week.» Read More
Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said on Friday he expects the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates soon.
The federal government unveiled the first mandates for fracking operations on federal and Indian lands on Friday.
Retired Gen. Petraeus joined Netanyahu in saying it is Iran, not ISIS, that is the real enemy. So why is the US trying to do business with Iran?
After nearly a decade, talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership are nearing completion, according to people involved in the negotiations.
A Kaiser poll says nearly half of Americans don't know they now have to declare on their tax returns whether they have health insurance.
President Obama suggested that if American voters want to "counteract" the role of money in politics, it may be worth making voting mandatory.
Countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a fund created by Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg.
Every state has quirks in its tax laws. Watch out for taxes on takeout coffee lids in Colorado, playing cards in Alabama, and more.
President Barack Obama picked the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats to win the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
The Defense Department projects a nearly two percent drop in the cost to buy 2,457 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets in coming decades.
Speculation was intense going into the decision that the Fed might drop "patient" from its statement and signal the chance of an imminent rate hike.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune tells CNBC the rules approved by the FCC on net neutrality are "wrongheaded" and "very dangerous."
Real estate developer and TV star Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has formed an exploratory committee to consider a run for president in 2016.
The U.S. urged countries re-think signing up to a new China-led Asian development bank that Washington sees as a rival to the World Bank.
Amid claims that it can't protect the president's residence, the Secret Service wants a replica to train agents. The NYT reports.
As the nation's biggest minimum wage hike ramps up in Seattle, a top franchise lobby has been fighting back with a lawsuit.
The Fed meets Tuesday and is widely expected to signal an end to the era of near zero rates, for the first time in more than six years.
The coming debt limit fight could be even worse than usual given other deadlines and political forces in play, Politico's Ben White says.
A crackdown by the Obama administration on "tax inversion" deals has actually led to a sharp increase in foreign takeovers. FT reports.
Republicans will offer their plan to balance the budget within a decade and rein in programs such as food stamps and Medicare.