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A majority of more than three dozen economists The Associated Press surveyed believe income inequality is hurting the economy.
Sixty-seven senators voted to advance the measure in hopes of ending nearly three years of political gridlock over the federal budget.
A former executive at Microsoft is assuming oversight of the Obama administration's efforts to repair the HealthCare.gov website.
The goal is to puncture the image Gov. Chris Christie carefully cultivated of himself since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, again has requested political asylum in Brazil.
Many of these companies say they are still trying to assess the damage caused by documentation of their work with intelligence officials.
The lottery jackpot could be on its way to the biggest in U.S. history.
The induction ceremony April 10 also includes Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens.
Laws in at least 27 states allow retailers to hold and fine shoplifting suspects.
Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. military operations won't be deterred by China's air defense identification zone in East China Sea.
The U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs.
A bipartisan deal to roll back sharp spending cuts known as the sequester appeared on track to clear the Senate.
Pittsburgh Mayor-elect Bill Peduto pitched President Barack Obama on unique Pittsburgh needs during a White House meeting with new mayors.
More than 40 percent of people between 19 and 39 years old say they text while they drive.
The FBI says it has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year.
The collection program was disclosed by former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, provoking a heated debate over civil liberties.
Will take until about 2070 to fully recover, according to new research by NASA scientists.
Plus: Archdiocese suspends priest; Link to PTSD, concussions; Benefits of cutting trees; Hearings for death; 41 years sought for
The concerning numbers could be a sign that enrollment efforts targeted toward Latinos are behind nationwide as well.
What was going through Robert Dellinger's mind could get him a more serious charge of second-degree murder.
Cracks have appeared in the $94 billion U.S. luxury market, especially for companies that cater to "Henrys.
He played the part-Native American Vietnam veteran in four films.
In the wireless age, big cases may rise or fall on milliseconds of calling data.
She was the younger sister of Oscar-winning actress Olivia de Havilland, with whom she endured a long-running sibling feud.
Since early December, fewer than 1 percent of HealthCare.gov enrollments did not make their way to health insurance plans.
A U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser was forced to take action to avoid a collision with a Chinese warship in international waters.
The nation, led by President and Mrs. Obama, paid tribute to the 26 people who were gunned down a year ago at school in Connecticut.
The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the grants to help bolster a health care workforce that is stretched thin.
Officials say Robert Dellinger killed a pregnant woman and her fiance during an alleged suicide attempt on a New Hampshire highway.
Obama administration will preserve an arrangement by which a single military official can direct the NSA and the cyberwarfare command.
Taken together, the killings reflect some of the country's most unyielding problems.
High school student injured a fellow high school student before taking his own life.
Iran complained that U.S. blacklisting of Iranian firms and individuals violated the new international deal over its nuclear program.
A student who shot two others before apparently killing himself at a Denver-area high school is believed to have acted alone.
House approves Ryan-Murray budget accord with House Speaker John Boehner criticizing opponents.
North Korea said Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power.
John Beliveau II will plead guilty to bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery Tuesday in federal court in San Diego.
The Obama administration on Thursday fought to keep secret a CIA account of the 1961 Bay of Pigs debacle.
Residents of more liberal states are signing up for health care coverage at a greater rate than residents of conservative states.
Organizers said they wanted to inspire change but did not want to create a platform to discuss politics and public policy.
The administration announced that it would grant an extension for a program that provides health coverage to people with serious illnesses.
The House approved, 350-69, a comprehensive defense policy bill Thursday that aims to stem the epidemic of sexual assaults in the military.
Authorities believe former PPG executive contemplated suicide before accident that killed two people in New Hampshire.
A former executive at PPG Industries in Pittsburgh told police that he was trying to kill himself last weekend.
House Republicans mostly favor the accord, which would reverse $63 billion in across-the-board spending cuts, but nudge deficits higher.
The United States and Britain said some gear, such as communications equipment and laptops, was seized by Islamic militants.
Through its website, "Hour of Code" offers lessons in computer coding that are aimed at every age group and accessible on a range of
Flood insurance costs are on the rise because of changes in federal law, but there's still time for Congress to mitigate the hikes.
Having already lost her 6-year-old, Nicole Hockley insists she won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence — no matter how long it takes.
Federal regulators finally begin moving on one of the most complicated portions of the 2010 revamp of financial regulation.