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Rep. Paul Ryan emerged as a leader within the Republican Party thanks to six budgets that laid out plans to rein in federal spending. But this year, it is unclear if the plan Mr. Ryan writes can win approval in the House.
Ukraine accused the Kremlin of violently seizing border posts and making moves to significantly expand its forces in Crimea, while Russia's currency and stock markets plunged.
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu said the U.S.-Israel relationship remains "unshakable" as U.S. lawmakers reiterated their support for efforts to curb Iran's nuclear program.
A group of Vietnam veterans sued the U.S. government, alleging they were given other-than-honorable military discharges for violations that would today be attributed to the psychological stress of combat.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced long-awaited rules to lower the sulfur content of gasoline by 67% in 2017.
President Barack Obama, seeking to narrow differences between the Israelis and Palestinians, said before meeting with Israel's leader that a peace deal remains possible but will require greater compromise from both sides.
U.S. manufacturers rebounded in February despite the continuing harsh winter, reflecting confidence about growth prospects at home and overseas.
Consumers boosted spending on health care and utilities in January while pulling back on discretionary products, an early sign of how Americans responded to wider availability of health insurance.
European foreign ministers backed off any immediate sanctions on Russia on Monday but warned the bloc was ready to act within days if Moscow didn't reverse course.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday to urge Russia to pull back its forces from Ukraine and to support the 'immediate deployment' of international monitors.
Rising tensions in Ukraine shook global corporate giants as the standoff threatened sanctions and clouded sales forecasts for companies exposed to Russia's vast market.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether workers should be paid for time spent going through theft-deterrence screenings at the end of their shifts, taking up a case brought by Amazon.com warehouse employees.
Jury selection started Monday in the trial of an alleged al Qaeda spokesman and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, in one of the most closely linked cases to the events of the 9/11 terror attacks
Former communist nations along Ukraine's borders are looking increasingly for security assurances from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Washington after Russia's incursion into Crimea.
Obama says the two of them will discuss Iran's nuclear program and the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians.
Some Americans are lining up for federal student aid, not for education but for the chance to take out low-cost loans, sometimes with little intention of getting a degree.
The U.S. and its European allies vowed to isolate Russia's Putin and punish his nation's economy, demanding he withdraw what they called an occupation force from Ukraine's Crimean region.
The Outlook: North Carolina's experiment with ending long-term unemployment benefits offers some real-life answers to a prickly policy question.
U.S. secretary of state calls Russia's incursion into Crimea an "incredible act of aggression" and warned of economic and diplomatic consequences.
Another round of snow and ice is expected to lead to travel-related headaches including hundreds of flight cancellations largely on the East Coast on Monday.