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The NSA lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after Senator Rand Paul stood in the way of the program.
Vice President Joe Biden's son, Beau Biden, died after a battle with brain cancer, the vice president said in a statement.
Martin O'Malley, the former MD governor and ex- Baltimore mayor, announced he was running for president, The Financial Times reports.
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Jim Cramer highlights that the U.S. is spending less on our military, but does that mean defense stocks are a lost cause? Maybe not.
Assets in 529 college savings plan are near record highs and lawmakers want to expand the plans' tax benefits.
Texas is forgoing about $100 billion in federal funds by not expanding a major health program for the poor.
Health insurer Humana has received takeover interest, with potential bidders including Aetna and Cigna, according to reports.
The U.S. formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties.
The Hillary Clinton campaign held a briefing this week that was strictly controlled and left reporters with little to write.
Here's why the G.O.P. presidential field for 2016 may be the largest-ever in either party, NBC News reports.
Congressional Republicans have yet to act on plans to deal with the potential loss of subsidies for HealthCare.gov customers.
There's one group of fighters in Iraq who deserve more support from the US, says David Phillips.
Much of the support for expanding Asian trade is coming for states with the most to gain, according to a CNBC analysis.
Former New York Governor George Pataki announced on his official website on Thursday that he will join the Republican race for the presidency in 2016.
An appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Obama's executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tells CNBC's John Harwood "don't underestimate me ... we've got a shot to win this thing."
The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of U.S. phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward.
The second batch of emails released by the State Department showed Clinton's correspondence with an advisor and long-time confidant.
Federal analysis projects that coal production, as well as carbon emissions, will drop significantly under proposed regulations.