Except for some final votes the Senate still needs to take, the work of the 113th Congress has come to an end. NBC News reports.» Read More
A bond measure to fund water projects in California easily passed Tuesday. But what might not be so easy is getting relief from the state's drought.
The USPS said it approved nearly 50,000 requests last year to secretly monitor the mail of Americans, NYT reports.
There's a world of difference between Americans and the rest of the planet on the question of the government paying for health insurance.
The financially strapped USPS paid two years' worth of leasing costs for truck it now cannot locate, and never actually could, The Fiscal Times said.
High fuel subsidies, long the albatross of Indonesia's finances, may get cut sooner than expected if the lame-duck president pre-empts his successor.
The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon.
The way Congress sees it, higher profits will generate higher corporate tax bills, which will help pay to fix America's crumbling highways.
Several states will once again offer sales tax holidays during the critical back-to-school shopping period.
Government cannot satisfy the demand for public goods and services alone. Its role should be akin to a venture capitalist, says Laura Tyson.
The U.S. is looking into allowing all of its veterans who served honorably to shop online at exchanges that sell discounted, name-brand goods.
Millions would no longer get mail delivered to their door, but would go to communal or curbside boxes instead, under a proposed law.
The USPIS has urged customers to be cautious while using stamp vending machines pending an investigation.
Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."
Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand, says the $4.7 billion from sales of state assets will be used to rebuild Christchurch and reinvest in public infrastructure.
Gilbert Ghostine, President, Asia Pacific at Diageo, says anti-extravagant measures in China impacted its baijiu brand business, which saw sales plunging by 66 percent.
The rate increases will soon affect thousands of people who participated in the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.
The economic recovery is generating more tax revenue than many states anticipated, forcing elected officials to consider how to use the money best.
Unemployed Americans losing their extended benefits are tapping their savings and draining retirement funds. NBC News reports.
A judge has concluded that the National Security Agency's sweeping collection of telephone data is lawful, rejecting a challenge to the program.
A congressional budget proposal fails to extend a program providing federal funds for those who have run out of state benefits.