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If the Baghdad government can keep militants away from its oil fields, Iraq's oil production could increase even as crude prices remain high.
New York leaders have reached an agreement to legalize medical marijuana in New York.
The U.S. is prepared to send up to 300 new American military advisers to bolster the ranks of those already in Iraq, the president said.
"This is going to burn for a long time," said Kenneth Pollack, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and a former CIA Iraq military analyst.
What does former U.S. General and NATO Commander Wesley Clark have to do with a money-losing food truck? More than you think...
Iraq is on the verge of collapse—and working with Iran is a "flawed strategy," says former White House foreign-affairs adviser David L. Phillips.
Any military intervention in Iraq is unlikely to bring peace, says former U.S. diplomat Richard Haass.
Prosecutors allege Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was part of a criminal scheme to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups.
The U.S. has sent billions in assistance--but a large portion has been squandered or disappeared. The Fiscal Times reports.
People who had their old health care plans canceled aren't necessarily paying higher premiums under Obamacare, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey.
Prosecutors have issued subpoenas in an investigation into whether congressional staff tipped stock traders to a change in health-care policy. The WSJ reports.
If it succeeds, the city’s cost-cutting hybrid pension plan could be a model for solving government budget crises across the country.
The president has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving Islamic insurgency officials said.
The market is closely watching for any concern about inflation or signs the Fed might move on interest rates sooner than expected.
Two senators said they want to raise the federal gasoline and diesel tax by 12 cents a gallon, the first increase since 1993.
Backers in favor of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline are pointing to the crisis in Iraq as a rationale for pushing the project forward.
The U.S. Patent Office says the Redskins team name is "disparaging of Native Americans."
Iraq has asked the U.S. to stage air attacks on Sunni Muslim insurgents, according to a top American general.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that just 41 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's handling of his job, reversing an uptick this spring.
It's hard to believe the corporate culture at the automaker could already be on the mend, Rep. Tim Murphy tells CNBC ahead of a hearing before his subcommittee.