By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 08:47 AM
Obama said that Biden would "go down as one of the finest vice presidents in history and he has been as I said … a great partner in everything that I do,” in an interview aired Thursday on CBS This Morning.
04/17/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans seeking weekly unemployment benefits rose to 304,000; still at pre-recession levels.
04/17/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. The Labor Department says that the four-week average of applications, a less...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/17/14 08:21 AM
Vice President Joe Biden said that a possible 2016 run for the White House wouldn't change his ability to work with President Obama over the remainder of the second term. “There is nothing I would do differently, if I absolutely knew I wasn't going to run or I absolutely knew I was,” said...
04/17/14 08:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Goldman Sachs says its first-quarter earnings fell as fixed income trading slumped. The bank earned $1.9 billion in the quarter, down 11 percent from the same period a year earlier when it made $2.2 billion. The earnings were equivalent to $4.02 a share....
04/17/14 08:00 AM
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss. Its shares fell almost 5 percent in premarket trading. Toy makers are facing a weak environment...
By Byron York | 04/17/14 07:58 AM
On Wednesday, Mother Jones -- the publication that first revealed the secretly recorded Mitt Romney "47 percent" video -- published a piece attacking New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez.
By Associated Press | 04/17/14 07:21 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in a televised call-in show, took a video question from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, whom Russia granted asylum last year. Asked by Snowden about Russia's surveillance programs, Putin said that Russian special services also tap on communications in their...
04/17/14 07:15 AM
UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as fees and funding cuts from the health care overhaul helped dent the performance of the nation's largest health insurer. UnitedHealth said Thursday it earned $1.1 billion, or $1.10 per share, in the three months that ended March 31....
04/17/14 07:00 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cereal maker Post Holdings Inc. is buying fellow packaged food maker Michael Foods Inc. in a $2.45 billion deal that will expand Post's range of products. Privately held Michael Foods makes a variety of egg, potato and dairy products. Its brands include Papetti's, Crystal...
04/17/14 06:15 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said. The morning attack at the base outside the city of Mosul, about 360 kilometers (225 miles) northwest of Baghdad,...
04/17/14 06:15 AM
PARIS (AP) — Films by Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Luc Godard among 18 movies in running for top Cannes prize.
04/17/14 05:30 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Putin says he hopes he won't have to send Russian troops into Ukraine .
04/17/14 05:15 AM
VIENNA (AP) — UN report says Iran has neutralized half of its uranium stock closest to nuke-arms grade .
By Betsy Woodruff | 04/17/14 02:22 AM
Hollywood might soon be coming to Hollywood for Ugly People. Sources tell the Washington Examiner that a "House of Cards" veteran is working to produce a reality show based in the district starring “D.C. up-and-comers,” including Capitol Hill staffers. The show is currently in development,...
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