Foreign ministers meeting in Geneva agreed "initial concrete steps" to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, they said in a joint statement.» Read More
President Obama has not made a decision about who will lead the Federal Reserve when Chairman Ben Bernanke's term expires in January, a senior White House official said on Friday.
Furious lobbying and last-minute pleas to lawmakers ensured victory for the Obama administration as the House voted 217-205 to spare the NSA program.
Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs could soon start climbing under a bill the Senate passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.
A federal bankrutpcy judge ruled Wednesday that federal courts will decide if Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy, staying challenges to the bankruptcy in state court.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden will stay in the transit zone of a Moscow airport for the time being while Russian authorities consider his temporary asylum request, a lawyer said.
"As a physician, I understand in a real way the damage Obamacare will to do medicine in South Dakota and the entire country," one of the doctors said in announcing her candidacy.
Months of partisan bickering in Washington have taken a toll on the political standing of every power center in the capital, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found.
A court hearing Wednesday over a legal skirmish between the city of Detroit and its pensioners and creditors has lawyers for all sides sailing in uncharted waters.
Three years after Dodd-Frank was passed, the alphabet soup of banking regulators collaborating to write some 400 new industry rules are just 39 percent done.
Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have become major merchants of metals and energy. Now a Senate panel is going to investigate whether this is dangerous for the American economy.
Former Rep. Barney Frank on Monday dismissed calls to bring back a Depression-era law that divided commercial and investment banking.
Detroit's bankruptcy goes to court Wednesday, even as other lawsuits seek to block a plan to restructure the city's more than $18 billion in debt.
President Obama will embark on a campaign-style tour this week, laying out his agenda for reinvigorating the nation’s economy. The New York Times reports.
A poll of doctors finds huge skepticism that Obamacare insurance exchanges will open by fall deadline, and mostly don't know how new health law will affect practices.
Detroit must dig itself out of the hole it created and cannot wait to see if the federal government will come to its rescue, the city's emergency manager said on Sunday.
The outcome of the Detroit bankruptcy filing promises to inflict more pain on already-beleaguered city workers, residents, businesses, creditors, and investors.
In his first national interview, Detroit’s Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr said he could not wait any longer to attempt to solve the city’s long-term debt problems.
President Barack Obama highlighted cost savings delivered by his health-care reform law, arguing that extra dollars in middle-class pockets trumps Republican opponents.
Ben Bernanke says the Fed's efforts to boost the U.S. economy remain tied to the job market's health and inflation, delivering what could be his final semiannual economic report to Congress.
The postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule and to implement other overhauls.
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