By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 11:45 AM
Bill and Hillary Clinton are under fire today after State Department documents showed that it rubber-stamped the former president's expansive and sometimes high-priced overseas speaking engagements while his wife was in charge of foreign policy with many of those nations.
By Sean Higgins | 07/30/14 11:42 AM
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., called for repealing the federal government's Davis-Bacon Act, which sets wages for federal contracting work.
By Ed Sykes and David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 11:30 AM
Rumors are flying about who could launch a bid for president in 2016, but Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan might skip the race. Senior Congressional Correspondent David Drucker explains why in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.
07/30/14 11:15 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian official: 15 dead, more than 150 wounded in strike on busy Gaza market.
07/30/14 10:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed. It still beat Wall Street expectations, and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit expectations for the year. Its shares fell in morning...
By Terence Jeffrey | 07/30/14 10:10 AM
The movement demanding legal recognition for same-sex marriage has made a radical and profoundly uncharitable assumption.
07/30/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month. Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June, payroll provider ADP said Wednesday. It was the fourth straight month of job gains...
07/30/14 09:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter.
07/30/14 12:30 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gaza .
07/30/14 12:15 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury charged Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010. The U.S. attorney in San Francisco...
07/29/14 11:15 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou Yongkang would...
07/29/14 09:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion.
07/29/14 08:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents select US military commando leader McRaven as chancellor.
By Associated Press | 07/29/14 01:23 PM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage was broken and his wife developed a crush on a businessman who lavished her with expensive gifts and attention, an attorney for the first lady said Tuesday during the couple's corruption trial.
07/29/14 12:45 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say rebels detonate bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing at least 13 troops.
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