Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.» Read More
The Supreme Court order remains in effect while a federal appeals court considers the case.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
Unemployed Americans losing their extended benefits are tapping their savings and draining retirement funds. NBC News reports.
The Fed remains committed to keeping interest rates low, even as it begins to taper its monthly purchases of bonds, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said.
ck Lew, the US Treasury secretary, will renew pressure on Germany to boost domestic demand and embrace a deeper banking union when he visits Berlin this week. The FT reports.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports Netflix is removing more than 80 movies and TV shows from its service for 2014, and New York City's mayor elect Bill de Blasio vows to do away with horse-drawn carriages.
Janet Yellen came a step closer to final approval as the Fed's next chair after the U.S. Senate set a Monday vote.
Idaho's governor says the corrections department will take over operation of the largest privately run prison in the state.
Former security contractor Edward Snowden's leaks did not hurt business at his former employer, Booz Allen Hamilton's CEO told CNBC on Thursday.
What's the demographic breakdown of Obamacare enrollments nationally? Officials aren't saying, yet, raising concerns about insurance prices next year.
Some tea party principles are "still very important" to the GOP heading into the midterm elections next year, GOP strategist Chip Saltsman told CNBC.
Bill de Blasio took the oath of office on Wednesday, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York City while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda.
Hospitals and medical practices are preparing for confusion and hassles as new insurance plans under President Obama's healthcare law take effect.
Pot-friendly guides, activities and tours in Colorado are expected to expand as recreational marijuana sales become legal as of Jan. 1.
Congress is letting popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty—once again—for millions of individuals and businesses.
At the stroke of midnight, hundreds of new laws go into effect around the country. Here's a sampling. NBC News reports.
At least 2.1 million people are estimated to have enrolled in private insurance plans sold through federal and state-run Obamacare exchanges as of Monday.
The legalized marijuana experiment kicks off in earnest Wednesday, as Colorado beats Washington in opening the first licensed retail outlets.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
U.S. security services have intercepted computer shipments and hacked Microsoft's error reporting system, according to a Der Spiegel report.
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