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The Department of Defense has begun reviewing a policy that bars individuals from joining the military if a spouse or child are in the U.S. illegally, according to immigration attorneys.
An annual push by doctors to delay cuts to Medicare patient fees is afoot, but this time the prognosis is better for a permanent solution to the long-festering problem.
A contentious project to divert water supplied to Southern California past an ecologically sensitive river delta moved a step closer to fruition Monday, as state and federal officials unveiled a draft final environmental analysis.
Senate extends an expiring ban on guns that can't be spotted by metal detectors but fails to muster enough support to update the bill to address new risks from guns made by 3-D printers
Bipartisan legislation would allow agencies for the first time to sell in-demand holdings in exchange for a portion of the revenue raised.
"See something, say something," runs the public safety campaign throughout America's transportation network. The question for the Supreme Court Monday was whether saying something false to security officials about someone else can be grounds for a defamation lawsuit.
Broken streetlights are a prime example of Detroit's decline. Nearly half of the city's 88,000 street lamps are dark, according to city estimates. A new authority aims to borrow funds to revamp the system.
As enrollment picks up on the HealthCare.gov website, many people with modest incomes are encountering a troubling element of the federal health law: deductibles so steep they may not be able to afford the portion of medical expenses that insurance doesn't cover.
The Outlook: Despite its cheap energy and other advantages, America is still losing ground to emerging markets in the battle for foreign investment.
A Congress stymied by partisan divides, blown deadlines and intraparty squabbling gets a late chance to end the year with a budget deal.
U.S. accident investigators will release new information this week highlighting that excessive reliance on cockpit computers, combined with pilot confusion about automated thrust settings, led to the crash of an Asiana Airline Co. jet trying to land at San Francisco in July, people familiar with the probe said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran must commit to stop its threats against Israel and end support for militant groups as part of any agreement reached to curb Tehran's nuclear program.
Travelers in the Northeast braced for an ice and snow blast stretching into Monday, as a storm that grounded planes throughout the Southwest and central U.S. was followed by a second storm marching across the country.
SILVER SPRING, Md.—Maryland is struggling to fix its troubled health-insurance website more than two months after it opened, showing how technology woes are affecting more than just the federal system.
The medical examiner's office in Washington's Spokane County said it would release the autopsy results Monday of a 16-year-old boy who suffered a cardiac arrest shortly after a Delta flight to Atlanta departed from Seattle on Saturday.
The upset of the previously undefeated No. 2 Buckeyes by the Spartans all but ensures a spot in the BCS title game for No. 3 Auburn, after their win over Missouri in the SEC title game.
Fed officials are closer to winding down their $85 billion-a-month bond-purchase program, possibly as early as December, in the wake of Friday's encouraging jobs report.
President Barack Obama said he expects a framework for a Middle East peace agreement within months, setting an ambitious timetable for one of his most challenging foreign-policy issues.