By Mary Clare Jalonick | 12/12/13 09:32 AM
Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill — or an extension of current law — before Jan 1.
By Josh Boak | 12/12/13 09:28 AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year. The surge in first-time applications could be a troubling sign if it lasts.
12/12/13 09:26 AM
Support for voluntary retirement of United Nations carbon credits at last month’s global climate talks is unlikely to dent a surplus that drove prices to record lows, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Envoys at the UN Conference of the Parties in Warsaw encouraged canceling...
12/12/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year. The surge in first-time applications could be a troubling sign if it lasts. But it likely reflects the difficulty...
By Maryclaire Dale | 12/12/13 09:04 AM
PHILADELPHIA — The parents of a Marine whose body came back from Greece missing his heart amended their federal lawsuit Wednesday to add the Greek government and an Athens hospital as defendants.
By Lara Jakes | 12/12/13 09:02 AM
The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
By Donna Cassata | 12/12/13 08:55 AM
Working-age military retirees would see fewer dollars in their federal pensions and the Pentagon would get some long-sought stability in spending under Congress' budget deal.
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 08:54 AM
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard is urging Haitians not to attempt risky sea voyages to escape their Caribbean homeland. Dozens of Haitian migrants have died in recent attempted crossings.
By Dave Kolpack | 12/12/13 08:53 AM
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a suburban landscape.
12/12/13 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail spending rises healthy 0.7 percent in November, good sign for holiday shopping .
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13
By Paul Bedard | 12/12/13
By David Freddoso | 12/12/13
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/12/13
By Noemie Emery | 12/11/13