By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 04:31 PM
Still, the president insisted Tuesday that Americans need not fear an Ebola epidemic on U.S. soil.
09/16/14 04:29 PM
Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
09/16/14 04:27 PM
Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.
By Becket Adams | 09/16/14 04:22 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., may come across as soft-spoken, but don't let that fool you: He's got sharp elbows and a sharp staff, and when you come at him, you'd best not miss.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/16/14 04:18 PM
If Republicans decide that they really believe in all that free-market talk, and they train their sights on corporate welfare, they'll find a target-rich environment.
By Mark Flatten | 09/16/14 04:15 PM
AMVETS and Concerned Veterans for America issued a joint statement calling changes made to the IG's final report "inexcusable."
09/16/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing broadly higher as investors await the results of a key meeting by the Federal Reserve. All 10 industry groups in the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose Tuesday, led by health care, utilities and energy companies. The Dow rose 100 points, or 0.6...
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 04:11 PM
If the November elections were held today, "we'd be just fine," Reid said.
By Philip Klein | 09/16/14 04:03 PM
"One of the things I'd like to see -- and I understand, you've got consultants in town telling Republicans 'don't pass anything, because then they can beat you up for it' - I'd like to see Republicans pass an alternative," Jindal said during a lunch at the Heritage Foundation.
09/16/14 03:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme." The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company's private student loans. Corinthian misled...
09/16/14 03:02 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic State extremists who have seized a...
09/16/14 01:45 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brown signs bills seeking to regulate groundwater for first time in drought-parched California.
09/16/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning higher at midday with energy companies leading the gains. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,995 at 12:03 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,116. The...
09/16/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter. The Business Roundtable said Tuesday that its CEO outlook index fell to 86.4 in the third quarter, down from 95.4 in the...
09/16/14 09:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling in early trading ahead of an important Federal Reserve meeting. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,979 shortly after markets opened Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to...
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