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Johnson & Johnson, which already suspended sales of a surgical tool that has been blamed for spreading a dangerous cancer in women, now plans to tell doctors world-wide to return any devices currently on shelves.
The number of U.S. workers claiming unemployment aid rose last week after sinking to a 14-year low earlier in the month.
A technical glitch has hampered the U.S.'s ability to issue visas around the globe, stranding thousands of foreign businesspeople, high-tech workers, performers and athletes trying to travel into the country.
Several organizations are evacuating workers from the three countries where an Ebola outbreak has worsened.
Federal Reserve officials delivered a modestly more upbeat assessment of the economy amid a second-quarter growth rebound and deepening debate inside the central bank about when to start raising interest rates.
A former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who recently became the executive director of New Hampshire's Republican committee gives Mr. Christie an ally in an important 2016 state.
The government will begin delaying and cutting payments to states for highway projects Friday unless Congress passes funding legislation.
The Federal Reserve said it would scale back its bond purchases to $25 billion monthly and delivered a modestly more upbeat assessment of inflation, jobs and the economy, hours after a stronger-than-expected U.S. growth report.
The Obama administration filed court papers challenging Republican-backed election laws in Ohio and Wisconsin as the legal fights over voting rights spread beyond traditional Southern borders.
House Republicans released a series of emails from 2012 showing that former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner used the terms "crazies" and "—holes" in a discussion about conservative radio hosts and callers.
Children born with severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, can be successfully treated with stem-cell transplants within a few months of birth, according to a new study that could put pressure on states that have resisted adding the condition to their newborn-screening programs.
The Bakken oil bonanza has brought jobs and wealth to western North Dakota. As a result, planes are packed, fares are high and airports are scrambling to find ways to grow more.
The House Rules Committee approved a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit on behalf of the House against President Barack Obama over his use of executive actions.
California Gov. Jerry Brown ended a visit to Mexico City Wednesday, a trip in which he drew attention to Mexico's economic changes and the plight of unaccompanied immigrant children in the U.S.
The UCLA campus was drying out as school officials attempted to assess property damage after a 93-year-old water pipe burst Tuesday, flooding the campus with millions of gallons of water.
Drug makers and researchers are increasingly concerned that online chatter could unravel the carefully built construct of the "blind" clinical trial.
Detroit's emergency manager has reversed course and withdrawn his support for a court-appointed monitor to ensure the city's progress toward cutting $7 billion in long-term obligations and keeping its finances in order.
The European Union and the U.S. adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia to punish Moscow's unbending stance in the Ukraine conflict.
People who have a history of drinking problems by middle age are more than twice as likely to exhibit memory problems in later life as those who don't, according to a study.
President Obama is considering broad action to scale back deportations of people living illegally in the U.S., say lawmakers and advocates who have consulted with the White House.