| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:52 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top health adviser on Monday called for an end to partisan bickering over Obamacare, saying the public and businesses are sending a clear message to Washington that it is time to move on with implementing...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Elections have consequences, and those consequences are most acutely felt, it seems, in closely contested elections.
In at least four hot races across the nation, Republican candidates have adopted a new approach to birth control: It should be available...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Egypt charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and nine others on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The wall-builders are winning.
In an age in which advances in technology, communications and transportation have dramatically shrunk the distance between cultures and countries, in a nation that became a global superpower by assuming a leadership role...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, nominated by Gov. Jerry Brown for a seat on the California Supreme Court, sailed through his confirmation hearing Thursday after a state bar evaluating panel gave him its highest rating.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:15 PM
HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers.
But Corbett's decision to retain...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The president ordered the examination of federal...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:44 PM
By now nearly everyone's heard of the infamous "poor door" in New York City, the luxury 33-story Upper West Side condominium project, called 40 Riverside, that has 55 affordable rental units with a separate entrance.
"Poor doors" have also been...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday killed a bill that would have limited the amount of money due to a condominium association when a foreclosed unit is sold.
The governor, who had to act on the bill by Wednesday, used an amendatory veto to change the bill,...