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Florida's top court denied a law license to an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, ruling that federal law prohibits him from practicing in the state.
The Senate on Thursday blocked legislation removing consideration of sexual-assault cases from the military chain of command, but prepared to expand other protections next week.
The U.S. Army said Thursday it has suspended a prosecutor who oversees sexual assault cases over allegations of groping a female soldier at a sexual-assault conference.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to provide financial assistance to Ukraine's interim government, in what lawmakers said was the first of several possible measures on the Ukraine crisis.
President Barack Obama responded to criticism of his latest change to the Affordable Care Act, saying fixes to the program should be expected.
President Barack Obama on Thursday said the U.S. and European Union are united against Russia's "intervention" in Ukraine. He also signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against those undermining democracy in Ukraine.
The nominee to head the Commodity Futures Trading Commission told lawmakers he'd "make it a priority" to finalize a rule aimed at curbing speculation by Wall Street traders in certain commodity contracts.
Republicans and energy-state Democrats are raising pressure to open the spigot of natural-gas exports as a way to weaken Russia's hand in Ukraine.
The Obama administration further postponed a provision of the Affordable Care Act, the latest in a series of changes that have delayed or pared back the health overhaul.
More than 1,600 stockbrokers have bankruptcies or criminal charges in their past that weren't reported to regulators, leaving investors in the dark, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level since November, a sign of improvement for a labor market grappling with unusually harsh weather.
U.S. and European diplomats failed in a daylong effort to get Russia and Ukraine to begin direct negotiations aimed at ending Moscow's military incursion into the former Soviet state.
Israeli Navy commandos intercepted a vessel in the Red Sea off the coast of Africa carrying what the military said was a shipment of weapons with dozens of rockets destined for Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
Researchers said they successfully used a new gene-therapy technique on 12 patients intended make them resistant to the AIDS virus, an accomplishment they said is a promising step in the hunt for a durable cure for HIV.
Economic activity improved in most parts of the country in January and February, but unusually cold weather hampered stronger growth, according to a Federal Reserve "beige book" survey.
The Justice Department is moving to seize more than half a billion dollars of allegedly corrupt proceeds from former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his associates, in what officials called the largest such action in U.S. history.
The group that runs the SAT college-entrance test is shaking up its format, its scoring—returning to the 1600-point scale from 2400—and potentially the $1 billion test-prep industry.
The U.S. has reacted to Syria's accelerated removal of its dangerous chemicals with pronounced skepticism, urging international watchdogs to keep up their pressure on Damascus.
Men with early stage prostate cancer who had their prostates surgically removed were significantly more likely to be alive nearly two decades later than men who went without surgery and had their disease monitored through so-called "watchful waiting."
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law supported al Qaeda's global mission to kill Americans using only his words, prosecutors told jurors, an act that could still put him in prison for the rest of his life. Abu Ghaith's defense attorney said his client had nothing to do with 9/11.