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Casino tycoon Steve Wynn says government crackdowns in Macau and protests in Hong Kong don't worry him so much.
The cost of the American military campaign against ISIS likely has passed $1 billion.
The president discussed "stringent isolation protocols" with the head of the Centers for Disease Control to limit the risk of more Ebola cases.
A congressman from Flordia has some simple advice for the U.S. Secret Service—look into ADT.
For the first time, Fed officials have offered an account that differs significantly from the versions that, for many, have hardened into history.
According to reports, the intruder who climbed a White House fence, made it farther inside the executive mansion than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
The measure signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown was inspired by the $2.5-million fine levied against Donald Sterling. The LA Times reports.
The latest polls reflect the attractive terrain the GOP has always enjoyed in the 2014 midterms, Politico's Ben White says.
Trump Entertainment Resorts seeks to end pension contributions for unionized workers to save the Taj Mahal casino.
Bill Clinton has three reasons why U.S. median incomes have barely risen since his presidency.
Human slavery is more prolific now than during the 18th and 19th century, former President Jimmy Carter tells CNBC.
Russia's foreign minister says it's time to repeat the "reset," Washington's name for an attempt to improve ties early in Obama's presidency.
The new, post-Edward Snowden smartphone is the first that will disrupt American spying, the New York Times reports.
The conventional wisdom is Barack Obama will select someone whose approach will not differ much from Eric Holder's, Politico's Ben White says.
Another UN climate change summit has experts wondering if anything will get done and if the right measures to stop greenhouse emissions are in place.
Fewer than 10,000 workers could get the new minimum raise adopted by the Los Angeles City Council.
President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.
Wrangling support against extremists will require every bit of the talent for outreach that Barack Obama's supporters have long seen in him.
A new study shows which companies are the most open about their political spending, and which aren't, The Fiscal Times reports.
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