By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 12:29 PM
The Government Accountability Office handed a modest victory to big banks Thursday in the ongoing fight over whether the "too-big-to-fail" problem has been resolved, while still giving bank credits something to cheer.
By Eliana Rudee | 07/31/14 12:13 PM
As an American in Israel, I am surrounded by the effects of Operation Protective Edge. I live constantly under high alert - prepared to run into a bomb shelter at any moment.
07/31/14 12:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average slumps 200 points as US corporate earnings disappoint.
07/31/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA director apologizes to senators over CIA searches of Senate computers; launches inquiry.
By Becket Adams | 07/31/14 11:20 AM
Good news, everyone! Your fear of genetically modified foods is more or less unwarranted, according to celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/31/14 11:20 AM
The Obama White House and the health insurance industry have an uneasy alliance to defend Obamacare's subsidies and mandates — at the expense of the taxpayer.
07/31/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, hovering near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.13 percent last week. The average for the 15-year mortgage,...
By Becket Adams | 07/31/14 11:09 AM
Former White House press secretary Jay Carney and CBS' David Letterman sure have a lot of nice things to say about Vice President Joe Biden, a man considered by many to be possible 2016 contender.
By Byron York | 07/31/14 11:00 AM
The White House has just responded to reports that House Republicans are planning to pass a bill that would restrict President Obama's ability to use executive authority to unilaterally grant legal status to millions of currently illegal immigrants.
By Paul Bedard | 07/31/14 10:58 AM
The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."
By Steve Chapman | 07/31/14 10:38 AM
Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when the New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone who, like me, believes in letting people live their own...
By Larry Elder | 07/31/14 10:31 AM
Last week, by 2-1 vote, a Washington, D.C., appellate panel ruled that the Obama administration unlawfully changed Obamacare.
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 07/31/14 10:27 AM
It will take a long time to assemble the full case against the Clintons. By the time it is done, however, I doubt anyone will care about them.
By Paul Bedard | 07/31/14 10:11 AM
The presidents and other top officials from the three nations considered Ground Zero for the deadly Ebola virus have are still planning to attend President Obama's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit next week.
07/31/14 10:00 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The inflation rate in the 18-nation eurozone dropped again in July, official data showed Thursday, in a worrying sign that adds pressure on the European Central Bank to beef up its efforts to spur the economy. Extremely low inflation is a concern because it can lead to...
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