Never underestimate the staying power of big tobacco.
In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people.
With only weeks left to the deadline to reach a first-stage nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday that "significant gaps" remained.
The United States is considering slowing its military exit from Afghanistan by keeping a larger-than-planned troop presence this year and next.
An ex-Marine charged with shooting "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man was not legally insane, a prosecution expert said.
Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in ground cumin spice.
As the Islamic State group tries to expand and take root across the Middle East, it is struggling in Syria.
Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time.
A lingering letdown for fans after Eddie Murphy's half-hearted display on the recent "Saturday Night Live" bash has been rekindled by a report of what might have been: Murphy impersonating Bill Cosby.
Most Americans support increasing the minimum wage, as well as requiring employers to provide paid sick leave and parental leave, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
In the fight against violent extremism, President Barack Obama has argued the U.S. has one thing going for it that Europe doesn't: a long tradition of warmly embracing its immigrants, including Muslims.
A watch collector spotted a rare Swiss timepiece in a Phoenix secondhand store, bought it on sale for $5.99 and then sold it for $35,000.
Chinese were seeing in the Year of the Sheep today, but with fortune-tellers predicting accidents and an unstable economy and some parents-to-be fretting over the year's reputation for docile kids, it wasn't exactly warming everyone's heart.
Gasoline prices can spike for all kinds of reasons that make skeptical drivers roll their eyes: "tension" in the Middle East, a refinery suddenly shuts down for maintenance, or the annual springtime switch to summer blends of gasoline.
In recent months, the stage seemed set for American consumers to do what they've traditionally done best: Spend money -- and drive the economy.
While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation's classrooms: Teachers and staff members.
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