08/29/14 08:45 AM
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese minister of health confirms 1st case of Ebola virus in the West African country.
08/29/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/29/14 08:37 AM
The wife of Maryland’s sole Republican House member has died. Sylvia "Cookie" Harris, wife of Rep. Andy Harris, died suddenly on Thursday, according to the congressman’s office.
By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 08:21 AM
President Obama tapped Colette Honorable, the Democratic utility regulatory chief in Arkansas who's earned praise from both sides of the aisle in Washington, as nominee for commissioner at the federal electric grid regulator.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/29/14 08:19 AM
The former Army psychiatrist convicted of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in November 2009, has written a letter asking to become a "citizen" of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Fox News reported.
By Steve Doty | 08/29/14 07:42 AM
President Obama addressed the media Thursday afternoon at the White House and told reporters the nation doesn't have a plan yet to fight ISIS.
By David Harsanyi | 08/29/14 12:12 AM
Democrats' distorted understanding of national loyalty may work in populist politics, but not so much in markets.
08/28/14 11:17 PM
GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to...
08/28/14 09:46 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a "period of increased fighting between...
08/28/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007. The data issued Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed a robust picture as the banking industry...
08/28/14 04:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated. The upward revision supported expectations that the second half of 2014 will prove...
08/28/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with new Russian threats in Ukraine, Obama says US will not take military action.
08/28/14 04:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama says he'll meet next month at White House with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko .
08/28/14 04:28 PM
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08/28/14 04:26 PM
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