07/29/14 07:45 AM
Aetna's second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer beat analyst expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again. The Hartford, Connecticut, company said Tuesday it now expects full-year adjusted earnings to range between...
07/29/14 06:15 AM
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says Nigerian female weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test. CGF chief executive Mike Hooper says Tuesday that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning gold in the 53-kilogram...
07/29/14 06:15 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China announces probe into ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang over alleged discipline violations.
By Hadley Heath Manning | 07/28/14 04:29 PM
Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence has proposed changing the state's Medicaid program, called the “Healthy Indiana Plan.” He says his plan doesn't expand Medicaid, but others on the Left and the Right argue that it does. While Pence’s plan is better than a blind expansion of the broken...
By Ashe Schow | 07/28/14 06:09 PM
Liberal darling and free-birth-control advocate Sandra Fluke is her own biggest donor in her state Senate race, according to official California campaign finance reports.
By Zack Colman | 07/28/14 04:51 PM
Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report.
By David M. Drucker | 07/28/14 04:28 PM
In an interview with the Washington Examiner last week, Ryan sounded off on 2016, talked about his priorities in Congress and discussed the surprising loss of outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a GOP primary.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/28/14 11:01 PM
House and Senate negotiators Monday announced a $17 billion plan to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs. Here's what it includes.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/28/14 07:02 PM
The median American household saw its wealth decline by more than one-third in the past decade, according to a new estimate published by the Russell Sage Foundation.
By Philip Klein | 07/28/14 05:27 PM
In the latest edition of the "Dialogue" video series, Philip Klein speaks to Heritage Foundation chief economist Stephen Moore, co-author of the book, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States."
By Charles Hoskinson | 07/28/14 11:07 PM
Hamas "is a humanitarian organization," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday in a discussion of how the U.S. should handle the Islamist extremist group's conflict with Israel.
07/28/14 11:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's estranged wife, Shelly...
07/28/14 10:33 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City....
07/28/14 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US says Russian testing violated 1987 missile treaty, calls breach 'very serious matter'
By David M. Drucker | 07/28/14 08:08 PM
House Republican leaders expressed confidence Monday that they would round up the votes to pass a border bill before Congress adjourns for its August recess at week’s end.
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