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.
The Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon.
Ahead of Congress' midnight Thursday deadline, snags caused by policy differences are holding up a $1.1 trillion, government-wide spending bill.
Greg Nelson had just turned 21 when he went out partying with friends in Southern California and got really drunk. So, when a man he didn't know offered to let him crash in a nearby apartment, his friends urged him to accept.
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