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All 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan through the end of 2015. The original plan was to cut the number by about half.
President Obama has selected Shailagh Murray to serve as his senior adviser and Jason Goldman as Chief Digital Officer.
The law, due to expire on June 1, allows the NSA to collect bulk data on numbers called and the time and length of calls, but not their content.
The political apparatus around former Gov. Bush is plotting to turn Florida into a bulwark for his presidential campaign. The NY Times reports.
Despite some suggestions in the media, the White House said the president and his family are not the future owners of the famous abode.
Companies have stashed more than $2 trillion in earnings overseas and at least $690 billion outside the U.S., reports USA Today.
Sexism seemed to be a recurring problem during the South by Southwest festival, according to one report.
Democrats and Republicans have exercised too much caution in dealing with the issue of Chinese currency manipulation, Sen. Chuck Grassley told CNBC on Thursday.
The stark contrast between President Obama and GOP lawmakers on the budget will frame the debate in the evolving 2016 race to elect Obama's successor.
President Obama suggested that if American voters want to "counteract" the role of money in politics, it may be worth making voting mandatory.
President Barack Obama picked the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats to win the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune tells CNBC the rules approved by the FCC on net neutrality are "wrongheaded" and "very dangerous."
Real estate developer and TV star Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has formed an exploratory committee to consider a run for president in 2016.
As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fights for reelection, here's what you need to know — from candidates to coalitions, reports NBC News.
Amid claims that it can't protect the president's residence, the Secret Service wants a replica to train agents. The NYT reports.
Washington needs to "get serious" about the nation's debt to help jump-start the economy's recent "limping rate," ex-Governor and former OMB Director Mitch Daniels warns.
The Senate has found a way to disagree on a bill that would protect victims of sex trafficking, The NYT reports.
Record spare U.S. crude oil supplies put pressure on the Obama administration and Congress to lift the country's ban on oil exports.
An executive at Vodafone talks to CNBC about the drivers behind the mobile giant's radical new global maternity leave policy.
The coming debt limit fight could be even worse than usual given other deadlines and political forces in play, Politico's Ben White says.