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The former vice presidential candidate on politics and social media, running for office again, and her new TV show: "It's not going to be politically correct."
Attending baseball games in the gleaming, $34 million stadium built to fuel an urban revival here often felt like an eerie trip to solitude.
Almost two decades after U.S. air-safety officials addressed some dangerous handling characteristics of MD-11 jetliners, the board is seeking new cockpit aids and looking at pilot landing experience.
The judge in Detroit's municipal bankruptcy case approved a troublesome settlement the city reached with two banks owed nearly $300 million.
Rep. Tom Petri (R., Wis.) said Friday he won't seek re-election this fall after more than three decades in Congress.
GM CEO Mary Barra, then head of product development, was informed in 2011 of a widening government investigation of steering problems with 2004-2007 Saturn Ion sedans.
The Senate will take up an $85 billion tax-extenders bill and an energy-efficiency measure after lawmakers return April 28 from a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will step down from her post, days after the formal end of the rollout of the Obama administration's signature health law.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will clamp down on public disclosure of potentially sensitive material after criticism of its handling of an analysis of the grid's vulnerability to physical attack.
President Barack Obama sought to energize lawmakers and activists this week when he repeatedly highlighted that women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn, galvanizing an army of statisticians and economists.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told his Russian counterpart the U.S. is prepared to ramp up sanctions against Moscow over its actions in Ukraine, the Treasury Department said.
Scientists have successfully transplanted laboratory-made vaginas into four teenage girls whose own were absent because of a rare disease, marking a milestone in the quest to grow structurally complex body parts.
Justice Department said Albuquerque police had committed civil rights violations by engaging in a widespread pattern of excessive and deadly force with civilians who posed little if any threat.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, marking his 100th day in office, vowed to reinvigorate liberal politics in the nation's largest city.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell has spent months as budget director trying to repair frayed relations between the White House and congressional Republicans on tax and spending policy.
President Obama hailed the civil-rights legacy of Lyndon Johnson, saying the laws the former president championed had become as fundamental as the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Sebelius's resignation signals the departure of the official who had become the face of the bitter partisan divide over Obamacare. But the HHS secretary's exit won't do much to close that gap.
Republicans seized on news of Kathleen Sebelius's resignation as an opportunity to push for further-reaching changes to Obama's health-care law.
In a quiet port in southern Spain sits a retrofitted American ship that resembles an elaborate laboratory with a pair of large metal tanks attached to winding pipes and housed in large white and yellow tents.
Gov. John Kasich has earned such ire among unions that he is on a list of six Republican governors the AFL-CIO hopes to topple. But a group of laborers within the AFL-CIO's ranks are considering backing his re-election bid.