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President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a shutdown.
A NBC-WSJ poll shows 51 percent of Americans believe the interrogation tactics used after 9/11 were "acceptable under the circumstances."
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.
Monday is the deadline for most Americans to sign up for Obamacare plans that take effect Jan. 1.
Liberals will clash with the administration and more moderate Democrats to define the party's future, Politico's Ben White says.
A $1.3 billion study that was supposed to track the health of 100,000 kids has been shut down.
Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.
A law firm representing the families of people killed or injured at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed suit against the maker of the rifle used in the shooting.
Fed officials will decide this week whether to make a critical change to their policy statement that would widen the door for interest rate hikes.
The U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that lifts the threat of a government shutdown as Congress attempts to wrap up a two-year legislative session.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for federal investigations of high airfares, questioning why they're not dropping along with fuel costs.
The Afghanistan war has cost the U.S. taxpayer nearly $1 trillion and billions more is at stake after involvement officially ends this month.
Niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren said Secret Service "followed" her at college.
Instead of avoiding a government shutdown, Congress should put wasteful programs on the chopping block, says former Rep. Ron Paul.
The Senate is running short of time to extend a terrorism insurance program vital to the business world...and particularly sports.
U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects.
Sure, banks got a change they have long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.
So-called Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber has been slapped with a congressional subpoena seeking information on his Obamacare work and income.
The head of Medicare reversed two decisions to halt payments to health providers after being contacted by elected officials, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Minneapolis Fed's Kocherlakota plans to step down when his term ends in 2016.