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Administration lawyers have presented the White House with four options for restructuring the NSA's phone-surveillance program, from ditching it altogether to running it through the telephone companies.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued ITT Educational, alleging the firm pushed students into loans that were likely to default.
A meeting of allied defense ministers opened with a warning to Afghanistan that without a signed security agreement NATO will withdraw its forces by the end of 2014, and a promise to help Ukraine push ahead with democratic reforms.
Legislation that would allow business owners to deny service to customers based on the owners' religious beliefs is opposed by gay-rights groups, which say it will lead to discrimination.
President Obama told Afghan President Hamid Karzai that the U.S. is planning a complete troop pullout by year's end because of the Afghan president's refusal to sign a security pact, but he keeps U.S. options open.
Seychelles police said they suspect drug use caused the deaths of two ex-Navy SEAL security guards aboard the Maersk Alabama, the ship whose story was told in the film "Captain Phillips."
Religious leaders who favor an overhaul of immigration laws are stepping up their pressure on House Republicans, aiming to move the stalled legislation and show that the GOP could pay a political penalty for inaction.
Home prices last year posted their largest annual gain since 2005, according to a report, but there are growing signs that the pace of price gains could soon moderate.
Federal regulators issued emergency rules requiring extensive tests on crude oil moving by rail, concluding the system had become a hazard to public health and safety.
Dave Camp's effort was called 'terrific first step' by Paul Ryan, while Mitch McConnell raises doubts about its feasibility.
U.S. authorities are investigating the flow of funds from Gabon to the U.S. to determine whether any assets are traceable to public corruption in the central African country.
The rate of obesity in preschool-age children dropped about 40% over the past decade, according to federal data published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Justices limited constitutional protections for people who want to keep police out of their homes and denying defendants a chance to contest pretrial seizure of assets intended to pay for an attorney.
After the U.S. ordered the expulsion of three Venezuelan diplomats, the South American country proposed a new ambassador to Washington.
The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing March 4 to question three of President Barack Obama's nominees for the Federal Reserve, including his choice for vice chairman, Stanley Fischer.
Health-policy experts often talk up the notion of a 'patient-center medical home'—in which a medical practice actively manages patients' chronic conditions, but a study of a large pilot program found few benefits.
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner covered a wide range of domestic and foreign policy issues Tuesday in their first one-on-one meeting in more than a year.
After a series of defeats on Capitol Hill, the GOP's tea-party wing has shifted attention to congressional primaries, setting up a test of the movement's clout.
The Supreme Court reaffirmed the government's ability to freeze a criminal defendant's assets before trial, ruling against a former sales representative for a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary who wanted to free up funds for a lawyer.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing a budget designed to turn attention from the long ground war in Afghanistan to emerging cyberthreats from China and al Qaeda-related groups in Africa.