WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is struggling to expand at a healthy pace, a pair of political standoffs threatens to slow… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama would veto House Republican legislation that would delay much of the president’s health care… More »
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. recalled 908,900 vehicles around the world Thursday for defective accelerator sensors that could cause the engine to stall…. More »
DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 161,400 midsize cars in the U.S. because the doors can open while they’re being driven.
The recall affects… More »
If there is a government shut down next week, one of the first impacts will be at national parks and monuments. Visitors will have problems visiting the USS Missouri Memorial, the Pacific Aviation Museum, and more.
Sept. 28 // On Saturday, Sept. 28, thousands of sites across the country will host volunteer events to restore our historic and natural treasures.
Park entrance fees… More »
A potential federal shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Senate dealt an emphatic defeat to a core of rebellious young conservatives Friday and approved legislation preventing government agencies from closing on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops… More »
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Japan have agreed to make it easier to import each other’s organic products, the latest step in… More »
House Republicans will not simply pass a temporary spending bill from the Democratic Senate after it is shorn clean of a tea party plan to “defund Obamacare,” House Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter.
The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise… More »
Photo gallery of new $100 bills
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A glitzier, high-tech version of America’s $100 bill is rolling off the presses… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat… More »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An animal training center inspired by canine rescue work on 9/11 is graduating its first class of working dogs.
The University… More »
BOSTON (AP) — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its… More »
President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government’s pursuit of a “more moderate course,” saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran’s nuclear impasse with the United Nations and the U.S. He signaled a willingness to directly engage Iran’s leaders, tasking Secretary of State John Kerry with pursuing that diplomacy with Tehran.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean scientists are able to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, cutting the need… More »
If Democrats and Republicans don’t come to an agreement by Oct. 1 on how the U.S. should pay its bills, the federal government will shut down. On Monday, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard talked about the possible impacts the shutdown could have in Hawaii.