Arizona declined to take federally subsidized extended unemployment benefits. Some Republicans in the state say reducing government spending on things like unemployment benefits will strengthen the state's economy.
After weeks of fruitless talks, House Speaker John Boehner has thrown in the towel in the contentious fight over the federal deficit and the nation's debt limit. In a statement issued last night, Boehner said he would back down from Republican...
Alleged fugitive Catherine Grieg is scheduled to appear in a Boston court Monday for her detention hearing. She lived on the lam for 16 years with Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger. Guest host Linda Wertheimer talks with Christine...
The decision is the latest tit-for-tat measure between the two countries. It comes after Pakistan reduced the number of visas for U.S. military trainers, and after the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Pakistan's security services may...
"Thank You and Goodbye" was the headline of Britain's biggest selling newspaper Sunday, The News of the World. After 168 years, amid an escalating scandal of phone hacking, the paper published its last issue.
The Americans are moving on to the semifinals after one of the most riveting games in the history of the Women's World Cup beating Brazil 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh must "expeditiously" sign a deal that would have him transfer power to his vice president and step down, the White House counterterrorism chief told Saleh in a meeting at a hospital where the Yemeni...
There's no question the economic recovery is going slowly. There's also no question that the gap between rich and poor Americans has grown wider than any time since the Great Depression. Analysts explore the links between income inequality...
President Obama and the eight top House and Senate leaders assembled in the White House Cabinet Room for a rare Sunday session, less than 24 hours after House Speaker John Boehner abandoned plans to negotiate a massive $4 trillion deal for reducing...
Starting in January, Georgia’s new immigration law requires companies with 500 workers or more to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure their employees can work here legally. Over the next year, smaller employers will be phased in in two waves....