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North Korea has freed Jeffrey Fowle, and he is being flown home to his family in Ohio, the White House said on Tuesday.
General Motors is calling for Governor Rick Snyder to sign legislation that would ban the direct sale of automobiles in Michigan.
"The financial industry has largely lost the public trust," New York Fed President William Dudley said.
Nine in 10 uninsured Americans don't know that Obamacare's next open-enrollment period starts next month, a Kaiser survey finds.
A picture of the U.S. electorate is emerging, and it is not pretty for either party, according to a poll from Politico.
Clashes erupted in Hong Kong, deepening a sense of impasse between the government and pro-democracy protesters increasingly willing to confront police.
The CDC is the latest government agency in the cross hairs, not a good sign for Democrats heading into the midterms, Politico's Ben White says.
U.S. President Barack Obama plans to appoint Ron Klain to head the country's response to Ebola, according to a source.
Income inequality in the United States is near its highest levels of the past 100 years, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday.
Out of the headlines from the Ebola hearings, one big takeaway may have been lost: Every U.S. Ebola patient has been treated with at least one investigational product.
President Obama said that he might appoint an "Ebola czar" to manage the government's response to the deadly virus. The New York Times reports.
The White House said that it is still against instituting a travel ban on West African countries suffering from Ebola outbreaks.
Ohio health-care officials said Amber Vinson virtually self-quarantined because she was aware of the risk that she may have contracted Ebola.
The second health-care worker who tested positive for Ebola flew on a Frontier Airlines flight the day before she reported symptoms.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
Most people don't examine their current Medicare plan—or even consider options. But enrollees need to do that every year, experts say.
Republicans head toward mid-term election in strong position, but still lack the momentum needed for the victories they achieved four years ago.
Sen. Mitch McConnell faces a surprisingly tough battle this fall against Alison Lundergan Grimes, who was 5 when he first went to D.C.
President Barack Obama will hash out a strategy to counter Islamic State on Tuesday with military leaders from some 20 countries.
"We have to rethink the way we address Ebola infection control because even a single infection is unacceptable," said Dr. Thomas Frieden.