It's now up to the Senate to pass a huge $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running.
The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.
It's another political victory for the popular potato.
Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There's almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country's problems.
Exposed to the light of day, a year-end, $1.1 trillion spending bill drew vociferous objections from liberals and milder criticism from conservatives.
Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.
Hallmark Cards Inc. has removed blue and silver gift wrap from circulation after a customer complained that she saw a swastika embedded in the design.
When King James touched the future queen of England on the shoulder after a basketball game, royal watchers cried foul.
Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers -- 42.9 million people -- have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Top spies past and present campaigned Wednesday to discredit the Senate's investigation into the CIA's harrowing torture practices.
For more than two years, a U.S. agency secretly infiltrated Cuba's underground hip-hop movement, recruiting unwitting rappers to spark a youth movement against the government.
More than 32 years of late-night talk will pass into history next May 20.
After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin laden in Pakistan in May 2011, top CIA officials secretly told lawmakers that information gleaned from brutal interrogations played a key role in what was one of the spy agency's greatest successes.
The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.
MIT economist Jonathan Gruber told Congress on Tuesday he was glib and "inexcusably arrogant."
A huge, $1.1 trillion spending bill funding every corner of government faces its first test in the House.
Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it -- or don't report it at all.
Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.
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