12/06/13 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug to treat an unusual condition that causes painful, curved erections in men. The agency said it approved the biotech drug Xiaflex to treat Peyronie's disease, which causes an abnormal bend in the penis during...
12/06/13 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is remembering Nelson Mandela as a "giant among us" who showed the world how to respond to injustice and tragedy. Mandela died Thursday in his home country. Former President Bill Clinton and Mrs. Clinton were close friends of...
12/06/13 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama, first lady to travel to South Africa next week to pay respects to Nelson Mandela.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:39 AM
Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday in a push for higher wages.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:21 AM
A consultant examining options for overhauling Medicaid in North Carolina said Thursday it could be 2020 before any plan to stabilize costs and shift risk toward the private sector is implemented fully.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:02 AM
A technical problem could prevent thousands of Medicaid applicants from being properly enrolled.
12/06/13 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy. The change, requested by the wind energy industry and...
By Andrew Taylor | 12/06/13 09:32 AM
With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs. But the going is getting rougher.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 09:26 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is backing an incumbent Republican congressman in Idaho against a more conservative primary challenger.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 09:13 AM
Several little-known Democrats and Republicans are challenging the incumbent senator.
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