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Americans and their elected officials continue to resist cuts to almost any specific program, big or small.
Social programs have "created a poverty trap," Rep. Paul Ryan says. The Washington Post reports.
Here's what you need to know about this month's open enrollment countdown.
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked parliament for permission to use the country's military in Ukraine.
Obama will unveil a budget that seeks to boost spending on new initiatives while avoiding an increase in U.S. deficits.
The 3,500 pages of documents made public by the National Archives underscored what a pivotal force Hillary Clinton was in her husband's White House.
President Barack Obama will speak on the situation in Ukraine at 4:45 p.m. ET as officials confirmed that Russian troops were landing in Crimea.
If the slowdown in the U.S. economy turns out to be more than just weather, St. Louis Fed's Bullard is still unlikely to revise his positive forecast.
Detroit faces a long legal fight over its valuable art collection, a bond insurer argued.
A study suggests that some SEC employees engaged in insider trading in companies that became subjects of agency scrutiny, The Washington Post reports.
The Fed does not have the authority to regulate bitcoin, Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells a Senate committee.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday that harsh winter weather may have had an impact on recent economic data and reiterated her stance that accomodative monetary policy should remain appropriate for some time.
Changes in taxation, our position on the global stage, politics and the impact of baby boomers will help shape the U.S.
The fight to raise the minimum wage is facing a backlash in Seattle, where diners are now grumbling about tips. NBC News reports.
A 20-ounce soft drink would now be a single serving, and so would a whole cup of ice cream, under the FDA's major revamp of food labels.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.
The Arizona governor has until Saturday to act on a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gays and lesbians.
The State Department's inspector general said the department had acted properly in choosing a contractor to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
A San Francisco gathering of cybersecurity professionals is underscoring the divide in their community over the NSA. A look at the turmoil.
While all insurers faced challenges enrolling customers in Obamacare plans, co-ops faced more scrutiny because they received government funding.
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