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Diplomacy over Iran's nuclear program gained momentum on two key fronts Thursday, but the advancement was tempered by differences over the scope of negotiations in coming months.
Returning U.S. veterans face physical and mental hurdles that block return to civilian life.
With the three-year-old Syrian conflict raging on, and U.S. embassies in the Middle East increasingly denying tourist visas, more Syrians are arriving in Mexico on tourist visas and using the country as a gateway to possible U.S. asylum.
During his visit to the U.S., the Dalai Lama is discoursing about capitalism, nonviolence and happiness, but he won't talk publicly about the standoff between China and his supporters in Tibet.
Older Americans are less likely to die or be injured in a car crash than two decades ago, according to a study by the auto-insurance industry.
An independent report paints a bleak picture of the military's efforts to stave off depression, suicide, post-traumatic stress disorder and domestic violence among service personnel.
Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia has issued what appear to be the tightest restrictions yet on a common gynecological surgical procedure used during many hysterectomies.
The number of Americans who are behind on their mortgages and the backlog of homes in the foreclosure process are approaching prerecession levels.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White has hired Stephen Luparello, a former executive at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, to a senior post overseeing trading firms and stock exchanges.
President Obama tried to reassure Mexico and Canada that the U.S. is eager to deliver on an ambitious free-trade deal linking the Americas and Asia.
Tehran's stockpile of higher enriched uranium fell almost 20% in the last three months as the country started implementing the interim nuclear deal.
The USDA said the number of U.S. farms at the end of 2012 totaled 2.109 million, down from 2.204 million five years earlier. The average farm size was 434 acres, up from 418 acres.
Conversation at the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting turned to something that hasn't been a serious topic for years: the possibility of interest-rate increases in the near future.
The U.S. and Canada will square off for a gold medal on Thursday; in a world of overblown sports rivalries, these two teams really hate each other.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, indicating steady improvement in the job market.
The U.S. is considering enlarging the National Security Agency's controversial collection of Americans' phone records—an unintended consequence of lawsuits seeking to stop the surveillance program, according to officials.
For the Obama administration, the fires burning in Ukraine represent a new international crisis, but one resulting from an all-too-familiar source of consternation: Vladimir Putin.
President warns Ukraine of "consequences if people step over the line." U.S. also said it would ban visas for 20 Ukrainian officials involved in the clashes with protesters.
Facebook said it will pay $19 billion in a cash-and-stock deal to acquire smartphone-messaging app WhatsApp.
Iran and world powers have agreed to a framework and timetable for negotiations aimed at permanently ending the military threat posed by Tehran's nuclear program, according to Iranian and Western officials.