The State Department warned that a new terrorist group linked to an Algerian militant has emerged as “the greatest near-term threat” to Western interests in Africa.
Opinion: The budget deal probably isn't a harbinger of legislative achievements to come.
Opinion: The Obama administration's nuclear deal offers hope.
A White House reporter's tale of sex, booze and the briefing room.
Gov. Tom Corbett, who has defended traditional marriage in the past, has thrown his support behind a state bill that would ban discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation.
A panel of advisers urged President Obama to change the way the National Security Agency collects the telephone data of Americans, spies on foreign leaders and prepares for cyberattacks abroad.
The Federal Reserve said that it would gradually end its bond-buying program during 2014 but strengthened plans to hold short-term interest rates near zero.
The Washington senator's response: The pension cut isn't final.
The abrupt resignation of the director of the state’s health insurance marketplace is the latest in a series of top-level departures from troubled state-run exchanges.
Senator Max Baucus of Montana is soon to be nominated as President Obama’s next ambassador to China.
The food retailer says it is making more room for new products and those that do not use genetically modified ingredients.
Nearly all the major insurers have agreed to cover their customers retroactively if they go to the emergency room or doctor’s office after Jan. 1, but send in their payment by Jan. 10.
Representative Charles B. Rangel, a venerable Harlem Democrat, will announce on Thursday that he is running for re-election, a congressional colleague said.
Opinion: The latest effort to promote Obamacare is just a picture of perpetual adolescence.
The Federal Communications Commission has asked Congress if it has the authority to repeal a 1975 rule that required sports stadiums to be sold out before broadcasting a game.
Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he's trying to "keep my own rage in check" as he presses the commissioner of his child protection agency about the case of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for months and is feared dead.
Did the Fed finally get the taper right? Former New York Federal Reserve Governor Frederic Mishkin says yes.
The United States' delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia won't include a member of President Barack Obama's family or an active cabinet secretary, but it will include openly gay athletes - a clear jab at Russia's recent anti-gay laws.
A woman fatally shot on a man’s porch in suburban Detroit was hurt, scared and confused hours earlier when she crashed her car into a parked car, a witness testified.