The U.S. government ran a deficit of $680 billion in the financial year that ended last month — the first time since 2008 that the annual shortfall has been under $1 trillion.
A key deadline in the quest to rid Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime of its chemical weapons has been met, according to international observers.
Nonpartisan fact checkers are giving failing grades to President Obama’s oft-repeated pledge to Americans that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.”
With the headline out of the way, here’s a cheat sheet for those of us who need to be ready with something to say about this year’s Fall Classic.
As a massive storm brings hurricane force winds through Western Europe, surfers in Nazaré, Portugal were taking advantage of monster waves, triggering rumors of record-breaking rides.
Miners face a concerted industry effort to deny compensation payments, which includes industry-hired lawyers withholding evidence favorable to miners and doctors at a major university “helping to defeat the claims of sick miners.”
Bipartisan concern on Capitol Hill about data from Americans’ phone and Internet records being vacuumed up by the National Security Agency has led to an unusual alliance involving a prominent House Republican and a veteran Senate Democrat.
While conceding that “the initial consumer experience at HealthCare.gov has not been adequate,” Sebelius also made the case that “the Affordable Care Act delivered on its product: quality, affordable health insurance.”
75 years ago tonight, Orson Welles and his troupe of radio actors interrupted the Columbia Broadcasting System’s programming to “report” that our planet had been invaded.
The 16-day partial shutdown of the federal government and the wrangling in Washington over the nation’s finances combined to shake consumers’ confidence sharply in October, the private Conference Board reported Tuesday morning.