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Jamie Anderson has so dominated international competitions in women's snowboard slopestyle that the only way she could win more is if they added it to the Winter Olympics. On Sunday, she won that contest, too.
Stanley Fischer, nominee for Fed vice chairman, is likely to face lawmakers' questions at a confirmation hearing about whether he would be a tough regulator of big banks after earning several million dollars at Citi.
Federal and state officials are pushing emergency measures to get propane to people who need the gas to heat their homes in the Midwest and other regions of the country beset by persistent frigid temperatures.
More than 50,000 Pennsylvanians were still without power Sunday after a winter storm hit the southeastern part of state last week, knocking down trees and power lines.
AOL Inc.'s Chief Executive Tim Armstrong said Saturday the company would reverse a recent change to its employee 401(k) policy.
The House's retreat on immigration may produce an unintended ripple in the form of increased pressure on President Obama to unilaterally stem his record-setting rate of deportations.
The Obama administration will give same-sex couples who are legally married the same status as other married couples in federal legal matters such bankruptcy proceedings and prisoner visitation.
A hiring chill hit the U.S. labor market for the second straight month in January, reflecting employers' reluctance to take on new workers despite some of the nation's strongest economic growth in years.
Toyota is close to a deal to pay more than $1 billion to end a U.S. criminal probe of how it disclosed drivers' complaints of unintended acceleration.
Sage Kotsenburg tamed the treacherous slopestyle course at the Extreme Park on Saturday, grabbing the first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics.
Debt-cutting plan expected to be filed in bankruptcy court Friday considers 16 of 27 creditor classes impaired
Russia held its lead in the team figure skating competition on Saturday night, helped by a 15-year-old's first-place in the ladies short program. The U.S.'s Ashley Wagner expressed shock at her own scores.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced key housing appointments, ending search that had briefly held up his ambitious agenda to deliver 200,000 units of low-cost housing
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she backs a free-trade pact between U.S. and the European Union, and called for them to join forces on the Ukraine crisis.
The U.S. women's hockey team beat Finland 3-1 in the first preliminary match of the Games.
Online scams are as old as the Internet, but those that use romance as bait are on the rise as dating sites proliferate.
The NSA's phone-data program collects data for about 20% or less all U.S. calls, much less than lawmakers have previously suggested.
Fed officials don't appear inclined to alter the course they have set out for monetary policy, despite a disappointing jobs report Friday that raised questions about the economy's underlying strength.
A former State Department contractor pleaded guilty to leaking national security information to a Fox News Channel reporter, ending a case that provoked criticism that the Obama administration was encroaching on media freedoms.
Smartphones and tablet computers sold in California would have to be equipped with antitheft technology under new proposed legislation.