The U.S. is tracking multiple terror plots based out of Syria that target the West—threats that current and former intelligence officials say have been traced to al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and not to Islamic State.
The exurbs are starting to make a comeback, signaling that the housing market's recovery is slowly spreading beyond major cities and their suburbs.
Home Depot said 56 million cards may have been compromised in a five-month attack on its payment terminals, making the breach much bigger than the holiday attack at Target.
The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees U.S. Customs and Border Protection, delegated authority to the agency to conduct internal investigations of alleged criminal misconduct.
Americans' wealth hit the highest level ever in the second quarter amid a rise in stock and home prices, prompting consumers to ramp up their borrowing—a development that could boost the economic recovery.
President Obama stuck to his refusal to provide weapons or other lethal military gear to Ukraine, despite a passionate appeal in Congress for help fighting pro-Russia rebels by Ukraine's president.
The Kansas Supreme Court on Thursday ruled Democratic Senate candidate Chad Taylor can withdraw from the ballot, leaving incumbent Republican Pat Roberts and Independent Greg Orman as the main candidates.
California state officials have confirmed four cases of enterovirus D68 in southern parts of the state. They are the first confirmed cases of EV-D68 in the state this year.
TransCanada's CEO said the cost to build the Keystone XL pipeline, currently estimated at $5.4 billion, is expected to double by the time the U.S. government completes its review of the largest part of the project.
The Senate is expected to pass a measure authorizing President Obama to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State extremists, despite concerns on both sides of the aisle.
President Obama insisted he won't authorize a U.S. ground war in the fight against Islamic State.
U.S. home builders ramped up construction this summer as more families entered the market, but a tumble in August and other obstacles are clouding the sector's outlook.
The Federal Reserve took two steps toward winding down the historic easy-money policies that have defined its response to the financial crisis but stopped short of the move markets are awaiting most: signaling when interest rates will start to rise.
Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency as an out-of-control wildfire in the northern part of the state threatened more than 2,000 homes and consumed huge swaths of timberland.
The number of new applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to near postrecession lows, the latest indication layoffs are trending sharply lower amid generally improving economic conditions.