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Prosecutors Wrap Up McDonnell Questioning

August 26, 2014 - 7:04pm
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sparred with a federal prosecutor in a testy exchange Tuesday, saying he didn't 'make decisions based on money.'

Outside Money Gushes Into Connecticut Race

August 26, 2014 - 7:04pm
Outside groups are spending more on the Connecticut governors race at this stage of the campaign than they were four years ago.

VA Watchdog: Delays Not Fatal

August 26, 2014 - 6:58pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs' independent watchdog said no patient deaths at the Phoenix VA Health Care System were directly caused by long wait times.

Minnesota Home-Care Workers Say Yes to Union

August 26, 2014 - 6:08pm
The SEIU scored a victory as home health-care workers in Minnesota voted to be represented by the labor group, even as it faces a legal challenge from opponents who say the 27,000 workers involved shouldn't be forced to join a union.

Durable-Goods Orders Surge

August 26, 2014 - 6:00pm
Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods jumped to a record in July thanks to a surge in aircraft purchases, while underlying gauges of demand indicated strong momentum in broad business spending.

Texas Federal Prosecutor Favorite to Run ICE

August 26, 2014 - 5:49pm
Sarah Saldaña, a Texas federal prosecutor, is the leading candidate to run the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, and would be the first Hispanic woman to hold the job.

Take Back Control of Your Email Inbox

August 26, 2014 - 5:45pm
Personal Technology: Joanna Stern tests apps and services to help her clear out nearly 6,000 unread emails—most of which were fired off by the marketing bots of social networks, retailers and service providers.

FBI Agents Say Rivals Encroach on Turf

August 26, 2014 - 4:41pm
Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are in a turf battle with other federal law-enforcement agencies over perceived attempts to muscle into what the FBI considers its territory: fighting violent crime.

Home-Price Growth Slows

August 26, 2014 - 3:36pm
The yearly growth in home prices across the U.S. continues to slow this year, according to a home-price report released Tuesday.

Number of Homeless Veterans in the U.S. Falls

August 26, 2014 - 3:19pm
The number of homeless veterans in the U.S. has dropped by a third over the past four years, according to data released Tuesday by the federal government.

White House Won't Comment On Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal

August 26, 2014 - 11:00am
A White House official on Tuesday declined to wade into a growing political firestorm over Burger King's pending acquisition of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Horton's Inc.

U.S. Lays Groundwork for Syria Strike

August 26, 2014 - 10:46am
The Pentagon is preparing to send surveillance aircraft, including drones, into Syrian airspace to gather intelligence on Islamist targets.

U.S. Consumers More Optimistic

August 26, 2014 - 9:28am
U.S. consumers view the economy with more optimism this month, according to the Conference Board, a private research group. An upbeat view on jobs hints at a solid August payrolls report, some economists say.

Obama to Announce Health-Care Moves for Veterans

August 26, 2014 - 8:11am
President Obama will announce a series of initiatives to improve health care for veterans in speech to members of the American Legion.