12/06/13 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while balancing its environmental consequences. The change, requested...
12/06/13 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months. Consumers increased their borrowing by $18.2 billion in October to a seasonally adjusted $3.08 trillion, the Federal...
12/06/13 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the "death" of software patents. In a worst-case scenario for the high-tech industry, if the Supreme Court upholds the ruling it could invalidate many existing software...
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.
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.
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