Posted: 6:24 AM - A key committee in the Republican-led House is preparing to cast its first votes on immigration this year, on a tough enforcement-focused measure that Democrats and immigrant groups are protesting loudly.
Posted: 6:12 AM - There's good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America's slowdown in medical costs may be turning into a trend, rather than a mere pause.
Updated: 6:15 AM - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - Summoning young people to take responsibility for their country's future, Obama warned there is "more to lose now than there's ever been."
Posted: 06/17/2013 - The officials justify the massive trawling for phone and Internet data as new revelations add to public disclosures about the classified operations.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - Republicans' hopes to reclaim the White House in the 2016 elections hinge on whether they support — or sabotage — the immigration overhaul being debated in the Senate.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - Clifford Sloan is the pick to reopen the State Department's Office of Guantanamo Closure, shuttered since January and folded into the department's legal adviser's office when the administration.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam began the year by dismissing what he called a "caricature" of Republicans struggling to manage their supermajority in state government.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - President Barack Obama's decision to authorize lethal aid to Syrian rebels marks a deepening of U.S. involvement in the two-year civil war.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - The House is heading toward passage of a sweeping defense bill that reflects the outrage among lawmakers over the growing number of sexual assaults in the military.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - A year after President Barack Obama made an emphatic pitch to Europe's economic powers to focus more on economic growth than austerity, much of the eurozone remains mired in or near recession.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - The voices of those justices and 30 others, as well as thousands of lawyers who have argued before the court, are now part of a massive Internet archive assembled by the Chicago-based Oyez Project.
Posted: 06/14/2013 - The White House, in a statement issued late Thursday, says the use of chemical weapons "violates international norms and crosses clear red lines."
Posted: 06/13/2013 - Army Gen. Keith Alexander offered few details on Wednesday about the disrupted terror plots but asserted that the two government programs
Posted: 06/13/2013 - For the first time, America's racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, the government said Thursday.