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Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax on medical devices falling short of revenue goal; companies not paying

Updated 10 minutes, 32 seconds ago

Official: Militants asked $132.5 million ransom

US official: Islamic militants demanded $132.5 million ransom for journalist they later killed

Updated 12 minutes, 02 seconds ago

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

State Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity

Updated 12 minutes, 14 seconds ago

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq around Mosul Dam

Updated 12 minutes, 16 seconds ago

News Guide: Democrats top GOP campaign committees

News Guide: Democrats' House, Senate, central party committees outraise Republicans

Updated 12 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

Journalist's slaying not shifting positions in Congress on military action against extremists

Updated 20 minutes, 21 seconds ago

US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

US rescue mission in Syria this summer failed to find Americans held hostage by extremists

Updated 20 minutes, 22 seconds ago

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

Pryor explains 'Obamacare' vote in new advertisement that highlights his fight against cancer

Updated 22 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Stocks move higher for a fourth day

Stocks mostly rise, helped by jobs data; BofA up after reaching deal with Justice Department

Updated 28 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

Justice Dept. announces nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America

Updated 28 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

Accounting obscurities mean US settlement with Bank of America might not cost bank $17 billion

Updated 28 minutes, 19 seconds ago

As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

US is intensifying airstrikes in Iraq but details on how it is done are sometimes thin

Updated 1 hours, 02 minutes ago

Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

Who's funny in Minnesota's US Senate race? Not former comedian Franken

Updated 1 hours, 02 minutes ago

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

Angry over journalist's death, world powers consider new front against Islamic State

Updated 1 hours, 02 minutes ago

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

Obama, meets with business, tech leaders, weighs broader executive move on immigration

Updated 1 hours, 02 minutes ago

US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

US official: More airstrikes in Iraq since video of journalist's death was released

Updated 1 hours, 02 minutes ago

US won't reveal records on health website security

Citing threats from hackers, US won't release security details for federal health care website

Updated 1 hours, 44 minutes ago

Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon

Some Fed officials argue that economy is improving fast enough to signal lower support

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 10:06am EDT

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

As Yellen prepares to detail her economic outlook, 6-month Fed honeymoon is likely to end soon

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 08:24am EDT

Labor orders reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who the department says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 04:20am EDT
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