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President Barack Obama told his administration to propose tougher fuel-efficiency standards for freight trucks and tractor trailers by March 2015.
The nation's sharp rise in student debt is being driven largely by Americans with poor credit.
AT&T received requests on national security grounds for detailed information for at least 35,000 customer accounts in the first six months of 2013, the company disclosed.
Iran's infiltration of a U.S. Navy computer network was far more extensive than had been previously thought, according to officials.
The Obama administration, exasperated by stalled talks over Syria, plans to revisit options to pressure the regime and its Russian allies, according to officials briefed on the deliberations.
Officials reeling over the defeat of a union-organizing vote by auto workers in Tennessee are vowing to fight back by mobilizing allies in the South.
Penn State University named Florida State President Eric Barron as its new top administrator as it seeks to move past the child-sex-abuse scandal involving former football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Japan's government-funded Riken institute opened an investigation in response to questions raised about images in its groundbreaking study on stem cells.
Capital Journal: It's just possible that the modern presidency is changing right before our eyes, as presidential power appears to be shifting in fundamental and lasting ways.
The U.S. speedskating team's results are among its poorest in recent Olympics, leaving a host of lingering questions about its high-tech suits.
A plane en route to Rome was forced to land in Geneva after the co-pilot apparently took control of the aircraft in an attempt to seek asylum, authorities said.
The U.S. and Iran voiced caution over the prospects of a final deal permanently curbing Tehran's nuclear program on the eve of international negotiations in Austria's capital.
U.S. lawmakers used the anniversary of the 2009 stimulus law to debate the measure's effectiveness, following the release of a White House report.
A new law in Florida is trying a novel approach to determine whether incoming students are prepared to move on to college-level coursework: let them decide for themselves.
Angelo Henderson, Pulitzer Prize-winning Detroit journalist and former Wall Street Journal reporter, died Saturday at the age of 51.
Two Chevron Corp. natural-gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania are no longer on fire after an explosion last week that left one worker missing.
The U.S. is just a few twizzles away from an Olympic gold medal in ice dance, after Michigan pair Meryl Davis and Charlie White took a large lead in the first night of competition on Sunday.
The Eastern Conference and Western Conference produced the highest-scoring All-Star Game in NBA history, with the East winning, 163-155.
Labor leaders gathering in Houston this week will have much of their focus almost 700 miles away, in Chattanooga, Tenn., where workers on Friday rejected an attempt to organize under a union label at a Volkswagen plant.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia of enabling the Syrian regime's stepped-up military campaign by providing more arms, undercutting efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the conflict.