WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people requesting unemployment benefits last week plunged to a nearly three-year low, bolstering the likelihood that companies will increase the pace of hiring this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are meeting amid heightened tensions over violence at their shared border
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The U.S. Air Force says two of its airmen have been killed and two wounded in a shooting outside Frankfurt airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a Republican-drafted bill to trim $4 billion from the budget
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount anti-gay protests outside military funerals, despite the pain they cause grieving families.
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California couple charged with kidnapping Jaycee Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years have given full confessions to authorities, a defense lawyer said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Tuesday that a prolonged rise in oil prices would pose a danger to the economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans controlling the House are moving quickly Tuesday to pass stopgap legislation to avoid a partial shutdown of the government when temporary funding runs out Friday.
Despite calls for his resignation from constituents and some Oregon newspapers, Democratic Rep. David Wu continues to insist that he will not step down.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A tax cut that began last month gave consumers the biggest jump in their incomes in nearly two years.