U.S. public pension funds earned $129.4 billion in the second quarter, a nearly 77 percent increase over the prior quarter's modest gains.
A slight dip in interest rates was not enough to move the needle on mortgage applications last week.
Currency strategists are weighing up whether to join a crowded trade or get comfortable with what has been described as a "seat on the Titanic."
Shares of companies that are studying vaccines for Ebola climbed after officials announced that the first case of the disease in the U.S.
The goal: Achieve their biggest House majority since Harry Truman's presidency.
Women are taking on high-profile roles in both the D.C. and California arenas.
The Post is far from embarking on the radical reinvention that many thought he would bring.
The long-suffering Kansas City Royals finally made it to the MLB playoffs -- and gave the city a postseason to look forward to.
Brazilian markets are reeling at the prospect of a second term for President Dilma Rousseff, and experts say the selloff may not end anytime soon.
Pennsylvania State Police say that a trooper who was accidentally shot during a gun safety exercise Tuesday has died.
Here's what we know about the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside of Africa during the epidemic, and the risk to Americans.
An expert says the U.S. is "extremely well equipped" to manage the lone case of Ebola.
A package of measures includes eliminating the expectation that certain students take jobs during the school year, guaranteeing paid internships and providing career counseling.
British warplanes struck their first targets in Iraq on Tuesday, four days after Westminster voted for military action. The Financial Times reports.
The candidates, the Republican Greg Abbott and the Democrat Wendy Davis, accused each other of benefiting from lax distribution of state development money.
Democrats face tough challenges in a state that is drifting right. Their popular governor must leave office because of term limits, and outside interests loom larger in a race that may determine control of the Senate.
A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would provide $9 million over two years for lawyers to represent unaccompanied minors in their deportation cases.
An attack on aircraft equipment near Chicago has led to a review of who has access to vital points in the system.