Bill Reviving Tax Breaks Heads To Oval Office
December 16 2014 9:56 PM
"Congress is about to pass a tax bill that doesn't have the shelf life of a carton of eggs," Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden said.
San Francisco Lawmakers Review Former First Lady's Pension Role
December 16 2014 9:29 PM
City supervisors weren't ready to approve the reappointment of Wendy Paskin-Jordan. The vote moved to January.
Obama Legislation Will Enact Sanctions On Russia
December 16 2014 9:15 PM
The sanctions, in response to Russia’s attacks on the Ukraine, were enacted Tuesday and are expected to arrive by the end of the week
Chicago Public Workers File Suit Over Pension-Cutting Law
December 16 2014 8:47 PM
The lawsuit claims Chicago's pension-cutting law is "unconstitutional."
Advocates Demand Release Of CIA Whistleblower
December 16 2014 6:20 PM
Supporters say Jeffrey Alexander Sterling, the former agent accused of leaking information to James Risen, is no criminal.
Federal Judge Finds Obama's Immigration Action 'Unconstitutional'
December 16 2014 4:42 PM
The judge concluded that Obama’s executive action exceeds “prosecutorial discretion.”
Taxpayer-Funded Outsourcing In North Carolina
December 16 2014 4:08 PM
One of the country’s largest outsourcing firms has received taxpayer subsidies in North Carolina. What could go wrong?
Here's What Jeb Bush Has Going For, And Against, Him If He Runs
December 16 2014 3:40 PM
He's gauging if he's got what it takes for a White House run: money (yes), staff (yes), the right policies (maybe).
Meet The New Head Of Immigration Enforcement
December 16 2014 3:35 PM
Sarah Saldaña emerged from a partisan battle to lead the agency charged with carrying out President Obama's deportation policy shift.
American Nuns Say New Vatican Report ‘Reflects Our Reality’
December 16 2014 2:52 PM
A Vatican report released Tuesday was not as controversial as American nuns had expected.
John Crawford's Family Sues Walmart
December 16 2014 11:55 AM
The family of a 22-year-old fatally shot by police in August is suing the city's police department and Walmart.
Democrats, Twitter React To Jeb Bush's Plans To 'Actively Explore' Presidential Run
December 16 2014 10:53 AM
Social media users had a largely negative reactions to the news that another Bush might soon run for president.
Jeb Bush For President? Your Move, Mitt
December 16 2014 10:22 AM
Bush's decision to "actively explore the possibility of running for president" should set off a ripple effect among possible 2016 GOP rivals.
7 Things To Know About Jeb Bush
December 16 2014 10:17 AM
The Republican politician announced his potential 2016 candidacy on Tuesday. Here is what you need to know about him.
Denmark Claims North Pole (But Promises To Share)
December 16 2014 9:14 AM
Danish officials acknowledge it could take two or three decades to gain global acceptance of their claim.
Mexico Allegedly Tracked 43 Now-Missing Students
December 16 2014 9:06 AM
Mexican magazine Proceso published a story this week, accusing federal officials of knowing about and participating in the kidnapping and probable killing of the 43 missing students.
Anonymous-Linked Journalist To Be Sentenced For Role In 2011 Stratfor Hack
December 16 2014 9:03 AM
Barrett Brown faces more than eight years in federal prison for allegedly helping hackers who stole hundreds of gigabytes of info from Stratfor.
For Mexicans, Obama's Immigration Overhaul Is A Godsend
December 16 2014 8:14 AM
Mexican immigrants and their families say the president's executive order will increase money flows between the U.S. and Mexico.
Dallas Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting Case
December 16 2014 3:48 AM
An officer reportedly shot a person who has been taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.
Custody Dispute Possibly Behind Penn. Shootings: Report
December 16 2014 2:45 AM
A massive manhunt for Bradley William Stone, the suspect in the Montgomery County shootings that claimed six lives, is underway.