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U.S. and European officials see an ongoing, and possibly intensifying, effort by hard-line factions in Tehran to sabotage more than a year of international negotiations aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program.
Legal immigrants are running into fresh problems signing up for insurance on HealthCare.gov, presenting a hurdle in the Obama administration’s efforts to cover more Hispanics.
The EPA proposed lower limits for ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, setting in motion the latest in a series of far-reaching federal pollution restrictions.
About 220,000 people picked health plans for the first time through HealthCare.gov in the first week the site reopened to sell coverage, Obama administration officials said Wednesday.
New-home sales are soft despite historically low interest rates and a healing labor market, weighing on the U.S. economic recovery.
National Institutes of Health researchers reported that a possible vaccine for the Ebola virus appears to be safe in early testing and that a clinical study in West Africa can go ahead as planned late this year or in early 2015.
Many of the young people who have taken to the streets around the U.S. in Ferguson-related protests vow to turn the rallies against police brutality into a movement that will last long beyond this week.
A cold rain fell amid relative calm in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday evening, following a day of clean-up after riots in the wake of a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of a black teenager.
The St. Louis Regional Chamber estimates about 60 businesses in the Ferguson, Mo., region were looted, vandalized or burned this week after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
U.S. special operations forces took part in an unusual mission in Yemen, helping Yemeni troops rescue eight hostages held by an al Qaeda’s offshoot in a raid Tuesday, officials said.
U.S. auto-safety regulators are demanding Chrysler Group expand its recall of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags nationwide and begin notifying customers of the new campaign by Monday.
The FAA released data showing a series of near misses between aircraft and drones in recent months, reflecting the potential threat posed by the proliferation of unmanned aircraft in U.S. skies.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the first-ever national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic air pollutants.
Missouri’s governor said he would triple the National Guard presence in the St. Louis region after widespread violence following a grand-jury decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed teen.
The Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday for teacher training programs that would tie federal aid to metrics—including how well their graduates perform in the job market and in the classroom.
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to announce Wednesday a sweeping federal air-pollution standard limiting ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, according to people familiar with the plan.
The president’s response to the rioting in Ferguson underscores both the role he has carved for himself as uniquely well-suited to bridge the nation’s racial divide and his discomfort at times with embracing the role.
Americans showed an increased appetite for borrowing this summer, taking out more new mortgages for the first time in more than a year while adding to their debts using car and credit-card loans.
Pentagon chief repeatedly found fault with what he saw as indecisiveness by the White House National Security Council.
A decision by a Missouri grand jury not to indict Darren Wilson shifts the focus to the Justice Department and whether federal civil rights charges are warranted in the shooting.