By Associated Press | 04/17/14 03:41 PM
Stocks are mostly higher on Wall Street as upbeat earnings news from several big U.S. companies encouraged investors.
04/17/14 03:30 PM
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has announced that she's pregnant with her first child.
By Associated Press | 04/17/14 12:05 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry says diplomats from Russia, the United States, the European Union and Ukraine have agreed on a series of steps aimed at de-escalating violence in strife-ridden Ukraine.
By Associated Press | 04/17/14 08:40 AM
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his...
By Josh Boak | 04/17/14 07:56 AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
By Associated Press | 04/17/14 07:21 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in a televised call-in show, took a video question from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, whom Russia granted asylum last year. Asked by Snowden about Russia's surveillance programs, Putin said that Russian special services also tap on communications in their...
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 12:45 PM
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross on Tuesday reported besting the Republican candidates for Arkansas governor in fundraising last month, rebounding after his chief GOP rival had raised more money for two straight months.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 10:36 AM
Millions of campaign dollars already are coursing through the Minnesota campaign system, which should leave no shortage of biting commercials on television and brochures in mailboxes attempting to sway voters.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 10:19 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world — or even on the nation's home soil.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 09:59 AM
Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 09:54 AM
On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 09:52 AM
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 09:37 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Monica Wehby is launching the first television ads in the Republican primary campaign for U.S. Senate. Wehby's campaign says the ads will begin airing statewide on Tuesday. They tout her opposition to President Obama's health care law, declaring "Obamacare is bad for...
By Stephen Ohlemacher | 04/16/14 08:08 AM
A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
By Denise Lavoie | 04/15/14 08:54 AM
The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings started with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday morning at the site of the twin explosions, the first tribute in a day dedicated to honoring the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the first responders, doctors...
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